The UN rapporteur on torture, Manfred Nowak, has arrived in China for a fact-finding mission to examine allegations of official maltreatment.
It is the first time a UN rapporteur on torture will be allowed to visit China’s prisons and detention centres. It has taken years of negotiations for Beijing to agree to the trip.
UN envoy probes torture in China – Louisa Lim
Posted by Sophie Beach | Nov 21, 2005