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3Novices:Wives of detained Chinese lawyers appeal for US help

Wives of Chinese human rights lawyers who have been detained by the authorities called on Washington to press Beijing to free detainees and end the use of torture in a unique joint appearance at a congressional hearing on Thursday.
Four women appeared in person at the hearing and two others spoke in a pre-recorded video messages. All those who had been able to contact their husbands said the men had suffered harsh treatment in detention, including torture.
It is doubtful their appeals will gain…
May 19, 2017 at 09:22AM http://ift.tt/2pZok76
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