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China: Arbitrary detention/ Fear of torture or ill-treatment

, Index number: ASA 17/027/2004

The Chinese authorities have arbitrarily detained a doctor, Dr Jiang Yanyong, who treated injured students during the June 1989 crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in Tiananmen Square, and his wife Hua Zhongwei. Also detained in the run-up to the15th anniversary of the event was HIV and environmental activist Hu Jia. All three are at risk of torture or ill-treatment in custody.

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