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China - Jailed human rights lawyer allowed visit by brother

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is pleased to receive news of the well-known human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng (高智晟), who has been the victim of a series of mysterious abductions and disappearances orchestrated by the Chinese authorities since February 2009. His brother, Gao Zhiyi, told Agence France-Presse yesterday that he was able to visit him a few days ago in Shaya prison in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. He did not however provide any additional details. After resurfacing in March 2010, (...)

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