Families of Political Prisoners Highlight Their Plight

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Families of Political Prisoners Highlight Their Plight

Ensaf Haidar, wife of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi and Ti-Anna Wang, daughter of Chinese pro-democracy leader Dr. Wang Bingzhang, speak with reporters in Ottawa on December 7, 2017, to highlight the cases of their imprisoned family members. The news conference is moderated by Irwin Cotler, founder of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights and a former Liberal MP and justice minister.

The following members of the Raoul Wallenberg All-Party Parliamentary Caucus for Human Rights also speak: Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, Conservative MP Garnett Genuis, Senator Marilou McPhedran and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May. (No interpretation).