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The feminist five have been released

After being detained for more than a month, the five activists have yet to gain full freedom

By Verinia Khoo | Published: 14 Apr 2015

The feminist five
Photo: CNN

After being arrested on the eve of International Women's Day for "assembling a crowd to disturb public order", Wei Tingting, Wu Rongrong, Li Tingting, Wang Man and Zheng Churan of the feminist five were released on Monday, according to The Guardian.

Liang Xiaojun, a lawyer who represents Wu, said, "Their release is not a victory – they are still on bail and still are suspects. Though released, the feminists' activities are still being restricted and they are yet to gain their complete freedom."

Follow their journey here or join the support group calling for their exoneration here.

Related: 5 badass women of the week: 10 April


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