Source: Ucanews (11/01/2023)


China: Rights defender ‘brutally tortured’ in prison

Lin Mingjie has been in prison since 2016 after he sued local officials for abusing the law for personal gain.

Chinese human rights activist Lin Mingjie, who is serving a five-year jail term reportedly on fabricated charges, has been subjected to brutal torture in prison, his family members alleged. Lin Mingjie is jailed in Shenyang, the capital city of northeastern Liaoning province. He was subjected to torture such as electric shocks and ill-treatment such as the supply of substandard food, resulting in the deterioration of his health, the Mandarin Service of Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Jan. 10.