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China: Fear of torture or ill-treatment/ health concern: Li Xige (f)

, Index number: ASA 17/043/2006

Li Xige, aged 38, HIV/AIDS activist, was detained by police on 18 July in the capital, Beijing, while trying to lobby the national Ministry of Health for compensation for those who have contracted HIV/AIDS from blood transfusions. She may be at risk of torture or ill-treatment, and is being denied access to the regular medical care that she needs.

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