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China - Another cyber-dissident gets long jail term for “subversive” articles

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is shocked by the severity of the 10-year jail sentence that a court in Guiyang, the capital of the southwestern province of Guizhou, passed today on Chen Youcai (陈友才), a dissident writer who uses the pen-name of Chen Xi (陈西). Convicted of inciting subversion in a total of 36 articles posted on various websites, he was also sentenced to three years without civil rights after his release. The long jail term was imposed just three days after a court in neighbouring (...)

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