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China: Activist denied medical help as health failing: Yang Maodong

, Index number: ASA 17/3924/2016

Chinese human rights campaigner Yang Maodong (better known by pen-name Guo Feixiong) has difficulty standing up and has significantly lost weight. He is suffering from bloody stools and is bleeding from his mouth, including haemorrhaging large amounts of blood on 19 April. He is currently in prison as a result of his peaceful advocacy. Prison officials denied him a medical examination and adequate medical treatment.

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