Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures
Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures

Interrogation chairs ‘padded for comfort’, claims Chinese official as Beijing denies torturing or holding political prisoners

Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures
Torture methods such as hanging from the wrists and the tiger chair, left, said to be common in Chinese prisons, and lawyer Cai Ying’s sketch of a suspended interrogation chair (right). Photo: SCMP Pictures
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