New York Times: The U.S. urges Beijing to release a Chinese citizen journalist who highlighted Covid.

New York Times: The U.S. urges Beijing to release a Chinese citizen journalist who highlighted Covid.. “The first known person to be prosecuted for documenting China’s coronavirus crisis is seriously ill in a Shanghai prison and could die if she does not receive treatment, her family and friends say — a disclosure that has drawn renewed attention to China’s efforts to whitewash its early handling of the pandemic. On Monday, the U.S. State Department called on the Chinese government to immediately release the woman, Zhang Zhan. Human Rights Watch has called for the same.”

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