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The nightmare – an excerpt of lawyer Wang Yu’s account of detention and torture in China

By Wang Yu Early in the morning of July 9, 2015, Beijing police broke into lawyer Wang Yu‘s apartment and took her to a hidden location. Wang, whose detention marked the beginning of the so-called 709 crackdown on rights activists, was detained for a year for “subversion of state power.” She tells the story of what happened […]