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China court jails legal scholar

A Chinese court has sentenced prominent human rights activist Xu Zhiyong to four years in prison.

A Chinese court has sentenced prominent human rights activist Xu Zhiyong to four years in prison.

Mr Xu, who campaigned for children's rights and against corruption, was convicted of "gathering crowds to disrupt public order".

Celia Hatton reports.

  • 26 Jan
  • From the section China