Anti government article gets Chinese dissident 10 Years in Jail


Chinese authorities have sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for posting an anti-government article on the internet, a human rights advocacy group has said.

Ren Zhiyuan, a secondary school teacher from Shandong province, was handed the sentence after being found guilty of "subversion of state power", HRIC (Human Rights in China) said in a statement. Ren was detained by police on 10 May 2005, the group said. Chinese dissident gets 10-year sentence News - PC Advisor

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