Detained lawyer Xie Yang was beaten, and deprived of sleep, water and medical care by interrogators, his lawyers say. Photo: Handout

EU urges China to investigate reports of torture of lawyers detained in ‘709 crackdown’

European body issues call after accounts surface of mental and physical abuse of three lawyers detained for 18 months

Topic |   Human rights in China

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Detained lawyer Xie Yang was beaten, and deprived of sleep, water and medical care by interrogators, his lawyers say. Photo: Handout
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