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China: Fear of torture or other ill-treatment/Prisoner of conscience: Ji Sizun (m)

, Index number: ASA 17/112/2008

Prisoner of conscience Ji Sizun, from Fujian Province, was detained on 11 August in Beijing when he went to a police station to hand in an application to hold a demonstration in one of the designated protest zones for the Beijing Olympics. Amnesty International believes he has been detained in violation of his rights to freedom of expression and assembly and that he is at risk of torture and ill-treatment.

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