SEF officials to accompany wife of detained activist to China

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/09/07
By: Miao Tzung-han and Y.F. Low

Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) The Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) said Thursday that it will

Lee Ching-yu/CNA file photo

send officials to accompany the wife of Taiwanese human rights advocate Lee Ming-che (李明哲) to China’s Hunan Province, where he is to stand trial for allegedly subverting state power.

The SEF will provide Lee Ching-yu (李凈瑜) with all necessary assistance and protect her safety, the semi-official organization said in a text message to the media.

The SEF has also requested Taiwanese businessmen in the Hunan cities of Changsha and Yueyang to help with related arrangements, it said.

The foundation is authorized by the government to handle Taiwan’s relations with China in the absence of official ties.    [FULL  STORY]

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