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US Calls on China to Free Tiananmen Anniversary Activists

The United States urged China to release rights activist Pu Zhiqiang and other rights campaigners detained this week after attending a meeting that called for a probe into the suppression of pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989. "The United States is deeply concerned over reports that rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang and other activists have been detained," U.S. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki told a regular news briefing in Washington on Wednesday. "We call on...

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