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China: Jail sentence for disabled housing activist 'unacceptable'

Headline Title:  China: Jail sentence for disabled housing activist 'unacceptable' 10 April 2012 A prominent Chinese housing activist jailed today on spurious charges must be released immediately, Amnesty International said. Ni Yulan, who is disabled, was handed a two year and eight-month sentence for "picking quarrels and making trouble" and "fraud." Her husband, Dong Jiqin, has been jailed for two years for "picking quarrels and making trouble". Ni Yulan, a lawyer who has campaigned against forced evictions and other housing rights violations in China, has been detained…

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