Hu Jia’s wife Zeng Jinyan Sent a Video Message to the Sakharov Prize Award Ceremony

From the European Parliament:

The award of the 2008 Sakharov prize for human rights to jailed Chinese dissident Hu Jia took place at midday Wednesday. In his absence his wife gave an emotional and moving video message from under house arrest in Beijing to MEPs today. Zeng Jinyan spoke about her husband’s poor health and his continued fight for human rights. A symbolic empty chair was in the middle of the Chamber for Hu Jia.

This is a link at 了了园 to the Acceptance Speech that Zeng Jinyan has written on behalf of Hu Jia.

You can also find coverage of the awards ceremony in major English language mainstream media such as: AP, AFP, BBC and CBC Canada.

Here is the video message:

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2 Responses to Hu Jia’s wife Zeng Jinyan Sent a Video Message to the Sakharov Prize Award Ceremony

  1. Pingback: Civic China » China’s Practice of Intentional Retaliation: Zeng Jinyan deprived of her Right to visit Hu Jia in Prison

  2. conscienceinchina says:

    Hu Jia, and all other warriors, keep insisting on the justicial war, and all human beings are supporting you!

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