torsdag 24. september 2015

Gao Zhisheng: Chinese lawyer describes 'torture'

Prominent Chinese dissident and human rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng has broken his silence to describe how he was allegedly tortured and kept in solitary confinement while in detention. The 51-year-old lawyer was released from prison in August 2014. At the time, his lawyer described Mr Gao, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, as emotionless, "basically unintelligible" and missing teeth due to malnutrition. Read more