'Emaciated, unrecognisable': China releases human rights lawyer from custody

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Li Heping was held in secret for two years and deprived of all contact with his family but is now back home

The last time Terry Halliday saw Li Heping, just a few days before he was snatched by police in the summer of 2015, he remembers sitting down to lunch with a stimulating, thoughtful and physically fit man.

“Slim, yes, but not emaciated. A man clearly in his 40s … A man who was fully present,” the American Bar Foundation scholar recalled.

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