Vanished Chinese hero prompts demo at Beijing’s embassy

Mohamed Najah and Aimen Eljali

Tripoli, 2 September 2013:

The alleged imprisonment and death sentence on a Chinese-born hero of the Libyan revolution led to angry protests outside the Chinese embassy in Tripoli today.

The 50 or so demonstrators believed that Yousef Bo Wang, a convert to Islam, who during the Revolution played a distinguished role helping evacuate wounded fighters to Tunisia, was kidnapped in Turkey on his way to Beijing.

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