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Further information: China: Torture fears for activist sentenced to death: Xu Youchen

, Index number: ASA 17/6364/2017

Veteran activist Xu Youchen has testified at his appeal that police had tortured him to obtain the evidence used to convict and sentence him to death in December 2016. In addition to unfair trial concerns, there are fears that he is still at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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