...``We learned that Zhang Ming was subjected to considerable physical and mental abuse, including being tied to a bed for 113 hours without toilet access,'' the nine said in their letter, a copy of which was provided to reporters by the New York-based Human Rights in China group.
``We strongly condemn such ruthless and vicious tactics against the patriotic students who protested in the streets against corruption in 1989,'' they said.
Zhang was taken into custody in September 2002 and accused of planning to blow up buildings, but eventually convicted of the economic crime. He has been on hunger strike since November to protest against persecution, Human Rights in China said...
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