INTERVIEW: ‘It’s Not About Mr Lee’ – Wife of Taiwanese Activist Detained in China Speaks Out

The News Lens
Date: 2017/04/20
By: Edward White

In an exclusive interview, Lee Ching-yu talks to The News Lens.

Photo Credit: 關鍵評論網 / Edward White

Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), wife of the Taiwanese human rights activist detained in China, knows all about the human suffering that comes at the hand of despotic regimes. As a researcher, she has spent years reading secret documents from Taiwan’s murderous Martial Law period.

Now, as her husband Lee Ming-che (李明哲) sits in a jail cell, somewhere in China, the horrors of the past have come tearing into her life.

But she refuses to let the brutal realities of her husband’s situation beat her into submission. History, she says, gives her strength.    [FULL  STORY]

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