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

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