The five Chinese feminists were released on bail on April 13
Breaking News: The Five Chinese Feminists are Released!
Wei Tingting, Wang Man, Zheng Churan, Li Tingting and Wu Rongrong confirmed released on bail.
There have been waves of actions to call for release of the five since early March, these joint actions illustrated the spirit and attitude that the people are not fear to suppression, and these actions played a key role in this release. We must keep on concerning on the situation of feminist activists and other activists in China.
And it is urgent for us to continue urging the Chinese authority to drop all charges imposed on the five.
Before hearing this news, Women's groups, Human Rights groups and HKCTU did a demonstration on Sunday April 12 to call for release of all of them:
In response to An Urgent Calling for Global Action: Protest for Wu Rongrong, Wei Tingting, Li Tingting, Wang Man and Zheng Churan, the five Detained Chinese Feminists, we are going to launch a protest at the Mongkok pedestrian zone to demand the immediate release of the Chinese feminists.
Date: 12 April (Sunday)
Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Venue : Mongkok Pedestrain Zone
CTMA Center, No.1, Sai Yeung Choi Street South
Initiating organizations in Hong Kong (keep updating...)
Amnesty International Hong Kong
Women's Affair Committee of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions
The Association for the Advancement of Feminism (AAF)
Women Coalition of HKSAR
Network for Women in Politics
Reclaiming Social Work