Two hundred and thirty-five individuals in Shanghai signed an appeal dated October 13 to the United Nations regarding Cao Shunli (曹顺利) and Chen Jianfang (陈建芳). Cao was disappeared on September 14 from the Beijing Airport while en route to Geneva to attend a training course on international human rights advocacy. On the same day, Chen, also on her way to attend the same training, was prevented from boarding her flight at the Guangzhou Baiyun airport.
For more information on Cao Shunli and Chen Jianfang, see:
For more information on China's Universal Periodic Review and related UN work, see: