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China: Further information on death penalty / legal concern: Wang Jianye

, Index number: ASA 17/111/1995

The death sentence passed on Wang Jianye on 3 April 1995 has just been upheld by the Supreme People's Court and execution may take place within days. Wang Jianye had started a hunger-strike in an attempt to obtain a meeting with his lawyer and relatives. The hunger-strike reportedly lasted 10 days.

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