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Wife of Jailed Xinjiang Activist Left With Baby, No Income

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Li Aijie, wife of jailed Xinjiang-based rights activist Zhang Haitao, and the couple’s baby in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Li Aijie

The wife of jailed rights activist Zhang Haitao, a critic of the ruling Chinese Communist Party’s treatment of the mostly Muslim Uyghur ethnic group, said on Tuesday that she has been left with no income, relying on relatives to feed the couple’s child over Chinese New Year. Continue reading