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Chinese Dissident Verdict Expected Sunday

The lawyer for Chinese dissident Xu Zhiyong, who was tried Wednesday, says the verdict will be announced Sunday morning.Xu was charged with "gathering crowds to disrupt public order." He stayed silent and did not defend himself at his trial. If found guilty he could face five years in prison.His lawyer, Zhang Qingfang, told VOA he has no doubt what the verdict will be. "Since the decision will come so soon after the trial, and they have ignored the due process, it will...

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