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China called to account for activist’s death

HONG KONG (UCAN): Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on Chinese authorities to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of a prominent activist, Ji Sizun.
The 69-year-old died in mysterious circumstances on July 10, two months after being released from prison. At the time he was being guarded by state security in a hospital in the southeastern province of Fujian. There had been reports of him being mistreated while in detention.

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