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China: Further information: Chinese activist 8 year sentence upheld: Wu Gan

, Index number: ASA 17/8248/2018

Prominent Chinese activist Wu Gan (better known by his pen name Tufu, ‘The Butcher’) continues to face grave risks of torture and other ill-treatment after the Tianjin Municipal High People’s Court rejected his appeal and upheld his sentence of eight years’ imprisonment for subverting state power.