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China: Health fears grow after Liu Xia heart attack

, Index number: ASA 17/007/2014

The wife of jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, Liu Xia, who is under illegal house arrest in Beijing, had a heart attack in January and has been diagnosed with a heart condition. She has been prevented from receiving the treatment she needs in hospital and there are increasing fears for her physical and mental health.

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