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China: Lawyer detained for “inciting subversion”: Yu Wensheng

, Index number: ASA 17/7807/2018

Beijing human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng is currently being held under “residential surveillance in a designated location” on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power”. Held incommunicado and denied all access to a lawyer and his family, he is at risk of torture and other ill-treatment.

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