Notice to allow visit to detained Taiwanese ‘a charade’: NGO

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2018/01/30
By: Shih Hsiu-chuan and Wu Jui-chi

Taipei, Jan. 30 (CNA) Although it initially appeared as if China had agreed to allow the

Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜, left)

wife of detained Taiwanese human rights advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) to visit him in jail, “it was all a charade,” said Chen Yu-fan (陳雨凡), executive director of the Judicial Reform Foundation Tuesday.

Lee Ming-che’s wife, Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜), on Monday received a notification, dated Jan. 2, from the prison where her husband is incarcerated informing her of the visitation rules.

According to those rules, Lee Ming-che can receive visits once a month on Tuesdays by up to three family members, who have to present proof of kinship, for no more than 30 minutes.    [FULL  STORY]

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