Huang Qi had been jailed and detained previously for campaigning for parents of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, and for reporting on a woman who set herself on fire in Tiananmen Square. Photo: AFP

Chinese activist Huang Qi will die in custody if denied medical treatment – rights groups

  • Immediate threat to his life and inadequate medical care in detention since his arrest over controversial topics covered by his website, says lawyer
  • Groups call on China to end policy of denying prompt medical treatment to prisoners of conscience, ‘a form of torture’
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Huang Qi had been jailed and detained previously for campaigning for parents of children killed in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake, and for reporting on a woman who set herself on fire in Tiananmen Square. Photo: AFP
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