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Tan Zuoren: Hunger Strike Statement

May 4, 2016

Tan Zuoren, well-known environmental and human rights activist, was among the first participants of the “Save Guo Feixiong Hunger Strike Relay.” In this statement, Tan explains that a decade ago, when Guo was on hunger strike in prison, members of the Chengdu Study Group organized a hunger strike relay and signature campaign to show solidarity with him. Tan says that, today, in order to save Guo Feixiong and to strive for fundamental rights for China’s political prisoners, he voluntarily chose to go on hunger strike again for 24 hours, in a show of political resistance. 


谭作人绝食声明

十年前,为声援在狱中绝食的郭飞雄,成都读书会众书友发起一人一天的接力绝食签名活动,当场有三十多位书友签名,排号,接力绝食,声援飞雄! 

今天,为了营救郭飞雄,争取中国政治犯的基本权利,我自愿再次政治抗争性绝食24小时。本人此次绝食时间,从2016年5月4日1时至5月4日24时,全天24小时。

 

绝食人:谭作人   

绝食时间:5月4日。

目前:正在绝食进行中……

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