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China: Fear of torture and ill treatment: Yang Maodong (also known as Guo Feixiong) (m)

, Index number: ASA 17/008/2006

Yang Maodong (also known by the alias Guo Feixiong), a legal adviser with the Beijing-based Shengzhi Law Office, was detained on 8 February by the police in Beijing - just a few days after he was released from detention in Guangzhou city, Guandong province. He is now reportedly being held at Fuyou police station in Beijing. Amnesty International believes he is at risk of torture and ill-treatment.