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China court jails lawyer and activist Xu Zhiyong

26 January 2014 Last updated at 04:06 GMT

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.

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