China: Further information: Death sentence of veteran activist upheld: Xu Youchen
Xu Youchen is facing imminent execution after the Henan Provincial Higher People’s Court rejected his appeal and upheld his conviction and death sentence. The Supreme People’s Court will review the case and if it approves the lower court’s decision he will be executed. In his appeal, Xu Youchen has testified to being tortured to “confess” to the crime.
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