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China: Further information on death penalty/imminent execution: Wo Weihan (m)

, Index number: ASA 17/109/2008

Wo Weihan was executed by shooting in Beijing on the morning of 28 November 2008. His family was allowed to meet with him at the Beijing No 2 Intermediate People’s Court for about 30 minutes the day before he died. According to the family, Wo Weihan had not himself been informed about the pending execution or that his death sentence had been approved by the Supreme People’s Court. The family did not receive official notification of his execution, but learned about it through intermediaries.

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