tirsdag 11. juni 2013

Liu Xiaobo's Brother-in-Law Gets 11 Years on Fraud Charge

Authorities in the Chinese capital have handed a lengthy jail term to the brother-in-law of jailed Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo for "fraud," his lawyer said on Monday. Liu Hui, 43, was sentenced to 11 year's imprisonment, two years' deprivation of political rights, and a 10,000 yuan (U.S.$1,630) fine in connection with a property dispute by the Huairou District People's Court, in a northern suburb of Beijing, on Sunday. Read more