A terribly abused woman is about to be executed for killing her abuser

(76 Posts)
perfectstorm Fri 01-Feb-13 00:51:48

Amnesty are championing her cause to try to apply pressure to the Chinese government. Please sign. (It's Australian Amnesty so your phone no. and postcode prob. won't work, but the email addy is sufficient by itself.)

The bastard had actually cut her finger off. She'd appealed to the police for help - they'd done nothing whatsoever.

xMinerva Fri 01-Feb-13 00:58:49

Signed & Shared.

Terrible story. sad

Greensleeves Fri 01-Feb-13 01:00:27

signed and shared

ripsishere Fri 01-Feb-13 01:01:45

Done. Can't share. No FB or twitter

signed and shared on fb.

horrific, the scars on her face and missing finger prove she was a victim, ffs!

caramelwaffle Fri 01-Feb-13 01:05:34


Juanca Fri 01-Feb-13 01:49:12

Signed. That poor woman.

Thanks for posting this OP.

MammaTJ Fri 01-Feb-13 06:02:35

Done, signed and shared.

signed and shared
beyond comprehension

ShoeJunkie Fri 01-Feb-13 07:15:16

Signed & shared. sad

Pantah630 Fri 01-Feb-13 07:24:31


Signed and shared

Zimbah Fri 01-Feb-13 07:53:48

I've found the UK Amnesty page for this here. They're asking for people to text in to join a fax campaign and also to write letters.

CuttedUpPear Fri 01-Feb-13 07:57:27


NoraSpect Fri 01-Feb-13 08:09:26

Signed and shared.

jumpingjackhash Fri 01-Feb-13 08:13:05


BigGiantCowWithAKnockKnockTail Fri 01-Feb-13 08:13:17

Done sad

perfectstorm Fri 01-Feb-13 11:24:26


perfectstorm Fri 01-Feb-13 11:25:07

Zimbah, thank you!

GoodPointBadlyPut Fri 01-Feb-13 11:30:53


ShephardsDelight Fri 01-Feb-13 11:35:59

God that is shocking, I wondered if it would be a foreign country.
I hope she gets some help, I hate these stories they just stay on your mind.

Flobbadobs Fri 01-Feb-13 11:39:10

Signed and shared x

recall Fri 01-Feb-13 11:43:51


girliefriend Fri 01-Feb-13 11:47:40

Signed and shared sad what is wrong with China?? Poor poor woman.

greengoose Fri 01-Feb-13 11:49:17


Done, horrific, I hope word gets to her that thousands of people are campaigning for her.

BornInACrossFireHurricane Fri 01-Feb-13 12:03:41

Also signed and shared

iwanttolearn Fri 01-Feb-13 12:14:37


How awfulsad

LaurieBlueBell Fri 01-Feb-13 12:32:40

Signed and bumping

Grrrbloodyuni Fri 01-Feb-13 13:00:59


BadIdeaGenes Fri 01-Feb-13 14:08:17

Signed and shared

BabsAndTheRu Fri 01-Feb-13 14:18:19


FashionFail Fri 01-Feb-13 14:22:28


signed and shared. So sad

perfectstorm Fri 01-Feb-13 15:49:54


TalkativeJim Fri 01-Feb-13 15:57:34


LetUsPrey Fri 01-Feb-13 16:01:59

Signed and shared.

KateSMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 01-Feb-13 16:07:27

Hi all,

We're going to move this thread to our petitions topic in a moment.

frillynat81 Fri 01-Feb-13 16:16:13

Signed. Poor woman sad

NoWayNoHow Fri 01-Feb-13 16:21:06

Signed and shared. Disgusting.

quoteunquote Fri 01-Feb-13 16:24:05

petitions topic in a moment

Please take your time so as many people see it as possible.

CuriousMama Fri 01-Feb-13 16:25:23

signed and shared. Awful sad

IncogKNEEto Fri 01-Feb-13 17:24:00

Signed and shared. Awful sad

LittleChimneyDroppings Fri 01-Feb-13 18:26:51


Kveta Fri 01-Feb-13 18:30:19

Shared, will sign once I can reach my phone. Awful case sad

Vakant Fri 01-Feb-13 18:32:52


CuriousMama Fri 01-Feb-13 18:52:16


Goldensunnydays81 Fri 01-Feb-13 18:52:29


captainmummy Fri 01-Feb-13 19:00:04



Smudging Fri 01-Feb-13 19:11:52

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

fieldfare Fri 01-Feb-13 19:16:48

I've signed.

Oscarandelliesmum Fri 01-Feb-13 19:23:04

Signed and shared

Signed, shared & texted. Poor woman, I can't imagine what she's been through

Angelico Fri 01-Feb-13 19:33:40


tribpot Fri 01-Feb-13 19:54:41

Signed and shared. I'd imagine China intends to take shag all notice of international (or local) pressure but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try. Thinking of Li Yan and her family.

NotAQueef Fri 01-Feb-13 20:02:04

Done. Does anyone know if these amnesty campaigns ever work?
I have signed a couple of these in the past which were unfortunately unsuccessful sad

DoctorAnge Fri 01-Feb-13 21:45:38

Done - poor Woman she has suffered

PennieLane Fri 01-Feb-13 22:04:48


PennieLane Fri 01-Feb-13 22:07:15

queef it depends what you mean by work-sometimes the victim doesn't get helped but its still better that the authorities know that we're watching and writing for all those who come after her, until such things are stopped.

a wee bump.

Homebird8 Sat 02-Feb-13 05:17:39

According to BBC Radio4 she asked and asked and asked for help and got none. Killed him by accident defending herself and is now sentenced to death and the appeal did not overturn the decision.

Sign, sign, sign sad

Goldensunnydays81 Sat 02-Feb-13 09:12:25

Just Another bump please sign!

Doesn't work for me (invalid postcode)?

Goldensunnydays81 Sat 02-Feb-13 09:52:39

I didn't put the postcode in and it worked

Ah, that did it, thanks Golden.

edam Sat 02-Feb-13 10:01:17

Horrifying - the poor woman.
Would love to sign but Amnesty's website has a fault and rejects my phone number and postcode, even though both are accurate. I've tried mobile and landline and both get rejected.

edam Sat 02-Feb-13 10:02:11

Thanks Golden, it worked when I took out postcode and phone number.

Lesbeadiva Sat 02-Feb-13 10:05:15

Edam I just put my name and email in. You do not need to enter a phone number, mine went through. Poor woman.

Uppermid Sat 02-Feb-13 10:08:37

I took out postcode and added +44 to my phone number to show in uk.

LittleChimneyDroppings Sat 02-Feb-13 11:32:35


CuriousMama Sat 02-Feb-13 12:15:43


CuriousMama Sat 02-Feb-13 12:18:01

Article here. She dismembered and boiled his body.

Signed and shared

GollyGumdrops Sat 02-Feb-13 12:37:56


caramelwaffle Sat 02-Feb-13 23:01:52


Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now