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China’s use of psychiatric hospitals to imprison activists ‘widespread and routine,’ report finds

China’s use of psychiatric hospitals to imprison activists without due process remains routine, a rights group has said, accusing doctors and the healthcare system of colluding with authorities in punishing dissidents. Beijing authorities for decades used the country’s system of psychiatric hospitals, known as Ankang, to punish political prisoners. A report released Tuesday by Madrid-based […]