Lawyer Huang Sha plans to send the report to the government and to request urgent improvements be made to detention centres. Photo: AFP

Unofficial survey reveals appalling conditions in China’s detention centres

  • Some detainees reported being beaten by guards, going hungry or being deprived of medical treatment
  • Lawyers across the country filled in questionnaires after speaking to their clients, with 90 per cent saying they slept in cramped quarters
Topic |   China Society
Lawyer Huang Sha plans to send the report to the government and to request urgent improvements be made to detention centres. Photo: AFP
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