Press Releases: Death of Human Rights Attorney Dr. Li Baiguang

By Newsroom America Feeds at 27 Feb 2018

Press Statement

Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

February 27, 2018

We are saddened by the sudden death of Chinese human rights attorney Dr. Li Baiguang. Dr. Li Baiguang devoted his career to defending the rights of vulnerable peoples, including religious minority groups. As recently as two weeks ago, Dr. Li Baiguang travelled to Washington to attend the National Prayer Breakfast and meet with senior State Department officials to advocate on behalf of these groups.

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