Daughters of imprisoned Chinese activist demand his freedom

Two Chinese sisters who have asked President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping to help their father, Zhang Lin – jailed for advocating for an education for his youngest daughter – have expanded their plea.

According to Amnesty International, Zhang Lin, a veteran activist, is in prison for his “peaceful activism defending his daughter’s right to education.”

The daughters, Zhang Anni, 10, and Zhang Ruli, 19, moved to the United States as their father’s case was pending in China. The girls have been staying in the home of Reggie Littlejohn, founder of Womens Rights Without Frontiers, and her husband, Robert.

The open letter from the daughters was released through WRWF, asking world leaders to intervene as the Chinese president visits Europe this week to talk about nuclear security and build economic relationships.

Reggie Littlejohn said she joins the daughters of “courageous activist Zhang Lin in demanding his immediate and unconditional release from illegal detention…[…]

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http://www.wnd.com/2014/03/daughters-of-imprisoned-chinese-activist-demand-his-freedom/#Ow1kjJI69Yu5v2aW.99

Womens Rights Without Frontiers:

http://www.womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org/

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