Amnesty International Urges China to Conduct a Fair and Impartial Investigation in Urumqi
By Alexandra Tursi | Published: July 6, 2009
“There has been a tragic loss of life and it is essential that an urgent independent investigation takes place to bring all those responsible for the deaths to justice…Violence and abuses from either the authorities or protestors is in no way justified.”
-Roseann Rife, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director Asia-Pacific-
Amnesty International today called on the authorities in Urumqi to immediately launch an independent and impartial investigation into reports that 140 people were killed when a protest turned violent late on Sunday.
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