Peter Dahlin
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China airs Swedish man's 'confession'

A detained Swedish rights activist has appeared on Chinese state television apparently confessing to breaking the law through his group's activities.

Peter Dahlin has been held since early January amid a crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists.

He statement was broadcast in a TV report on Tuesday night, which included the apparent confessions of two Chinese members of the group.

Sweden has said it is looking into his arrest.

  • 20 Jan 2016