Long-jailed Chinese dissident says was tortured in jail

December 15, 2014 8:59 AM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - A dissident who had been one of China's longest-serving political prisoners until his release last week was tortured while in detention and has been threatened since he was let out, he said in a statement released on Monday.

The ethnic Mongol activist, Hada, has spent much of the last two decades behind bars, including the last four years in an extra-judicial "black jail", but was released last week.

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