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China: Human rights activist detained, risks torture: Liu Shaoming

, Index number: ASA 17/1984/2015

Human rights activist Liu Shaoming is being held by police, and the authorities have prevented his lawyer from meeting with him. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment. Liu Shaoming was detained shortly after publishing a piece online about his experience during the Tiananmen crackdown in 1989 and his work as a labour rights activist in China.

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