Response to “Li Wenliang: The Man Who Was Wrong to Have Been Right,” introduced and translated by Geremie R. Barmé: my translation of the document below that circulated on WeChat in January 2023.–Martin Winter
UNDERSTOOD [Warning to Dr. Li Wenliang]
We hope you calm down
to reflect thoroughly
and heed our solemn warning:
If you persist,
unwilling to repent,
in illegal activities,
you will be punished according to law!
Have you heard and understood?
Handwritten answer: Understood
Warned person signature: Li Wenliang
[two red thumb prints over signature]
Warning persons signatures: Hu …, Xu …
Wuhan Public Security Bureau, Wuchang section (red stamp)
Translated by MW, 2023