Chinese human rights activist forced from her home

Published On June 10, 2011 | By Matt Gratz | Human Rights, Police, police state, political prisoners

Jonathan Watts

Blogger Zeng Jinyan fears tighter restrictions on movements as dissident husband’s prison sentence comes to an end

Hacked, harassed and now evicted, the wife of one of China’s best-known human rights activists fears she may be put under house arrest when her husband is freed from prison later this month.

Zeng Jinyan has been told by police that the end of her husband Hu Jia’s three-and-a-half year jail term on 26 June could mean the start of tighter restrictions on her movements.

Rather than have her three-year-old daughter live with them under house arrest, she is now planning to put her child into the care of family and close friends.

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Matt Gratz
Matt Gratz founded Political Fail Blog in December of 2010. As a human rights activist, Matt has spent years in the bay area fighting for social justice in the streets. Follow PFB to keep up to date with his photos, videos & blogs! Follow me on twitter!

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