fredag 29. januar 2016

China jails three activists for trying to start civil disobedience movement

A Chinese court sentenced three activists to prison on Friday for allegedly attempting to start a non-violent civil rights movement, campaign groups said, the latest example of the Communist party’s intensifying crackdown on dissent. Tang Jingling received a five-year sentence, while Yuan Xinting and Wang Qingying were given three-and-a-half and two-and-a-half-year terms respectively, Amnesty International said. Read more