Calls for release of Christian journalist jailed for reporting on Wuhan Covid-19 outbreak

Jan 2, 2021 by

from Christian Today:

A Christian independent journalist has been jailed in China for reporting early on about the outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan.

Zhang Zhan was sentenced to four years on Monday for covering the emergence of the virus in the Chinese city that went on to become a global pandemic.

The charge against her was “picking quarrels and provoking trouble”.

According to The Christian Post, the 37-year-old saw reporting on the outbreak as God’s will.

“I warned her about going to Wuhan when everyone else was trying to leave,” said her friend and fellow lawyer, Li Dawei.

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