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Associated Press: Rights groups: China rights lawyer missing

February 3, 2009


Excerpted from Associated Press (via The Guardian):

Gao Zhisheng, who has described being tortured in the past, disappeared Jan. 19 and is believed to be detained by security officials at an unknown location, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and Human Rights in China wrote in a joint letter urging his release.

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