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China: Chinese activist at risk of torture

, Index number: ASA 17/064/2009

Zhao Lianhai, father of a boy rendered ill by a batch of contaminated milk powder in China in 2008, has been campaigning for justice for other affected families. He was detained at his home in the Chinese capital, Beijing on 13 November, and is being held at the Daxing District Police Station, Beijing. Zhao Lianhai is a prisoner of conscience and is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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