Chinese writer Yang Tongyan died from brain cancer while on medical parole, He had almost completed a 12-year prison sentence for “subversion”. Photo: Handout.

Chinese dissident writer Yang Tongyan dies on medical parole

The 56-year-old had been released from Nanjing Prison in August following his diagnosis with an aggressive form of brain cancer

Topic |   Human rights in China

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Chinese writer Yang Tongyan died from brain cancer while on medical parole, He had almost completed a 12-year prison sentence for “subversion”. Photo: Handout.
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