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Rare jail access offered in case of Chinese fugitive

posted Mar 17, 2011, 10:41 AM by Milorad Borota   [ updated Mar 17, 2011, 10:42 AM ]

VANCOUVER— From Thursday's Globe and Mail
Published Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 11:00PM EDT
Last updated Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011 12:14AM EDT

In a rare, perhaps unprecedented, move, China has agreed to provide regular prison access to Canadian officials to ensure that alleged “kingpin” smuggler Lai Changxing is not tortured, should he be deported from Canada and jailed.

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