News About the Location of Chinese Christian Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng

For the first time since he disappeared nearly two years ago, a U.S.-based Chinese human rights group can confirm where Christian human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng is located.

U.S.-based Chinese Human Rights group China Aid came upon Gao’s location. Yesterday, the group learned that Gao is being held at Shaya Prison in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Western China. On Dec. 19 of last year, the official notification of Zhisheng’s prison stay was signed and dated.China Aid is a partner of the Voice of the Martyrs USA organization.

According to China Aid, Chinese authorities took Gao into custody again on April 2010. This is the most recent arrest for Gao since his 2006 conviction on a subversion charge. Continue reading “News About the Location of Chinese Christian Human Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng”