Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng
Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng are a couple who detained in china after bribery in china. A six-year-old schoolgirl has discovered a chilling plea from inmates of a Chinese prison scrawled inside a charity Christmas card from a £1.50 pack sold by Tesco.
Peter Humphrey and Yu Yingzeng Detained in China
In June 2013, the Chinese government announced bribery investigations into GSK China. In July, Humphrey and Yu were arrested and charged with “illegally obtaining personal information” from Chinese nationals. The story received great international attention and in August 2013 the couple was shown on state television and reportedly admitted. In a memo dictated from prison in March 2014 and inspected by the FT, Humphrey accused GSK of not fully disclosing the allegations of corruption against the company when he agreed to work for them.
Peter Humphrey Plea in Charity Christmas card from Chinese Prison
Peter Humphrey said he was arrested by the Chinese government while working as a corporate fraud investigator. He was held in Qingpu Prison for nine months
The heartbreaking request was found by Florence Widdicombe from Tooting, South London, when she opened the card with a kitten in a Santa hat.
The news, which says that foreign detainees at Qingpu Prison in Shanghai say that they have been forced to work “against our will,” urges the help of human rights organizations.
The call for help from the cards sold by Zheijiang Yunguang Printing highlights the plight of thousands in Chinese prisons and the supply chain behind Tesco’s card selection, which brings in £ 300,000 for the British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and Diabetes UK.
‘Forced to work against our will. Please help us and notify human rights organizations
‘My activities upset the Chinese government,’ he wrote, ‘which jailed both me and my American wife, Yu Yingzeng, on bogus charges that were never heard in court’. ‘.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- The desperate appeal by inmates of Chinese Qingpu Prison calls for help
- Inmates write that they are forced to work in Shanghai prison against their will
- The Tesco Charity Christmas Card Pack is sold to raise £ 300,000 for charity