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US calls for immediate release of Chinese journalist

Demonstrators hold placards showing portraits of Chinese journalist Gao Yu during a protest in support of her outside the China liaison office in Hong Kong on April 17, 2015The United States Friday urged China to free Chinese journalist Gao Yu and said her jailing was “part of a disturbing pattern” of actions against those who question Beijing’s policies. “We call on the Chinese authorities to release Ms Gao immediately and respect China’s international human rights commitments,” a State Department official told AFP. “The conviction of veteran reporter Gao Yu is part of a disturbing pattern of government action against public interest lawyers, Internet activists, journalists, religious leaders and others who peacefully question official Chinese policies and actions,” he added.

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