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Airlift of Support for Human Rights Lawyer Enters Third Week

Posted on Nov 18, 2009 in International Relations, News, Rule of Law in China, Tokyo Airlift | Comments Off on Airlift of Support for Human Rights Lawyer Enters Third Week

Update: – Mr. Feng Zhenghu receiving messages of support from around the world via Twitter. – Lawyer is determined to stay until Chinese government allows him to return home. – Los Angeles Times Reports on Mr. Feng Washington, D.C. – Encouraged by a growing support network of fellow Chinese citizens from around the world, human rights lawyer, Mr. Feng Zhenghu, remains determined to keep his vigil at Terminal 1 Narita Airport, Toykyo Japan until Chinese authorities allow him to return to his home in Shanghai, Mainland China. Mr. Feng has been refused entry into China eight times since June 2nd, 2009.  His last attempt was on November 3, 2009 when Chinese authorities blocked his entry at the airport in Shanghai.  He was forcibly put on a flight to Japan. Upon arrival in Japan, he voluntarily gave up his Japanese visa.  He...

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Hong Kong Student Activist Airlifts Food for Stranded Human Rights Lawyer

Posted on Nov 12, 2009 in International Relations, News, Rule of Law in China, Tokyo Airlift | Comments Off on Hong Kong Student Activist Airlifts Food for Stranded Human Rights Lawyer

Ms. Christina Chan scheduled to arrive with food at Narita Airport, Terminal 1, South Wing, at 2:30 pm, Tokyo time November 12, 2009 Brookline, MA  – Initiatives for China has arranged for Hong Kong student, Christina Chan, to bring food and other necessities to  Chinese human rights lawyer, Mr. Feng Zhenghu, who has been stranded at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport since November 2, after he was denied entry into his native Shanghai and forcibly put on a plane back to Tokyo, Japan, where he voluntarily gave up his entry visa in protest to the Chinese government’s action. Chinese authorities’ refusal to allow him into China was the eighth such incident that Feng has experienced at Shanghai Pudong Airport.  He is a well-known human rights attorney and activist, who spent three years as a political prisoner in China. “This is...

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Chinese Citizens Rally In Support of Fellow Activist Stranded Without Food at Tokyo Airport

Posted on Nov 11, 2009 in International Relations, News, Rule of Law in China, Tokyo Airlift | Comments Off on Chinese Citizens Rally In Support of Fellow Activist Stranded Without Food at Tokyo Airport

Famous human rights lawyer, Feng Zhenghu, denied entry into his Chinese homeland and refused entry into Japan, is stranded at Narita airport, Japan Japanese authorities refusing food to Mr. Feng Harvard Fellow, Yang Jianli,  mobilizing “Toykyo Airlift”  to bring food and drink to Mr. Feng now in his 7th day of at airport Activist Lawyer Takes Stand Against Chinese Government’s Illegal Practice of Denying Its Citizens Entry Into China November 11, 2009 Brookline, MA – Dr. Yang Jianli, a fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, and former political prisoner of the Chinese communist government, is organizing a campaign to feed and support fellow Chinese citizen, Feng Zhenghu, who has been stranded at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport since November 2, after he was denied entry into his native Shanghai. Chinese authorities’ refusal to allow him into China was...

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