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A Conversation With Lee Ming-che: ‘I Was a Human Rights Worker Doing Field Research in Chinese Prison’
During her visit to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met Lee Ming-che, a human rights activist released in April this year after five years in a Chinese prison.
Speculation that China would negotiate with the KMT for the quiet release of the Taiwanese democracy advocate feels like ancient history.
Lee Ming-che at the trial confessed to 'spreading malicious articles and speech attacking the current Chinese Communist Party and government' and 'writing articles that were intended to defame the system and subvert state power.'
As the wife of a Taiwanese man detained in China travels to the U.S. and Europe to lobby the international community for support, a prominent U.S. human rights lawyer sees several reasons for optimism as to why Trump may not be so bad on human rights after all.
In an exclusive interview, Lee Ching-yu talks to The News Lens.