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China: Chinese man faces death penalty

By Amnesty International, , Index number: ASA 17/004/2010

A Chinese man, Gan Jinhua, has lost an appeal against a death sentence which he claims is a result of a confession extracted through torture. The Supreme People's Court (SPC) in Beijing is now reviewing his sentence. If the SPC approves the death sentence, he could be executed within a week.

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