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China: ‘Appalling’ sentence for blind lawyer’s nephew

Headline Title:  China: ‘Appalling’ sentence for blind lawyer’s nephew 30 November 2012 Chen Kegui, nephew of exiled blind lawyer Chen Guangcheng, is understood to have received three years and three months imprisonment from a Shangdong court in eastern China.   Roseann Rife, Amnesty International’s Head of East Asia, said: “Chen Kegui was today tried by the same court that in 2006 sentenced his uncle Chen Guangcheng to prison on trumped up charges. The family has since suffered a catalogue of abuse at the hands of local authorities which central authorities have failed to…

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