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China: Further information: Chinese activist charged with subversion: Wu Gan

, Index number: ASA 17/4674/2016

Prominent activist Wu Gan (better known by his pen name Tufu, ‘The Butcher’) has been charged with “subverting state power” and has been detained for 15 months. He was detained after staging a protest outside a courthouse in support of a group of lawyers. He is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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