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Chinese 'Quake' Activist Released from Prison

A Chinese activist who tried to investigate whether shoddy construction caused the deaths of thousands of children when their schools collapsed in a 2008 earthquake has been released from prison after serving a five year sentence. Tan Zuoren's lawyer, Pu Zhiqiang, is quoted as saying Tan was reunited with his wife Thursday and sent home to the Sichuan capital, Chengdu. Attempts by VOA to reach him or his wife have failed. Chinese media reports in Hong Kong say Tan and his wife were...

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