Authorities have given no phrase on the standing of Chinese language authorized rights activist Guo Feixiong after he was blocked from leaving the nation final week to hitch his household in the US, his sister stated Tuesday.

Yang Maoping stated that they had no phrase from Guo or info from police since he was reportedly detained at Shanghai’s Pudong airport Thursday whereas trying to board a flight to the U.S.

Guo had messaged pals that he would go on starvation strike except allowed to go away the nation to be along with his spouse who’s present process remedy for most cancers.

“I’ve been knowledgeable that I can not go away the nation as a result of I’m below suspicion of endangering state safety and different such fees. I’ll now go on indefinite starvation strike and name on the individuals of China and governments and other people around the globe to supply help,” Guo stated in a textual content despatched to pals and handed on to journalists.

Guo helped authorities critics and had been imprisoned for greater than 10 years below China’s loosely outlined state safety legal guidelines. The ruling Communist Occasion steadily makes use of journey bans to punish those that problem it, usually as a prelude to prosecution and prolonged jail phrases.

Yang stated Guo’s concern over his spouse’s well being had pushed him to danger one other confrontation with authority.

“The lack of expertise on high of her well being state of affairs may be very distressing,” Yang stated.


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