Torture remains widely in use across China, a top UN envoy has said.
Manfred Nowak, who has spent nearly two weeks in the country, added that some officials had tried to obstruct his fact-finding efforts.
Mr Nowak – the first UN rapporteur on torture allowed in the country – said abuse was declining in cities, but that “more structural reform” was needed.
China torture ‘still widespread’ – BBC
Posted by Xiao Qiang | Dec 2, 2005