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China: Update on torture

, N° d'index: ASA 17/012/1993

This document summarizes reports of torture and ill-treatment of prisoners in China which AI has received since it published its report "Torture in China" (ASA 17/55/92) in December 1992. The cases described are: the death under torture in police custody of Deng Fujiang in Jiangxi province on 2 March 1992; the case of Yin Jin and other prisoners in Taiyuan, Shanxi province; testimonies of ill-treatment in Tibet, including the cases of Sonam Wangdu and Lhundrup Gaden, both now reportedly in very poor health after alleged severe torture; prisoners ill-treated at Tianjin Prison No. 1; and ill-treatment of members of Protestant groups arrested in Henan and other provinces.

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