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Chinese Rights Activists on Trial for 'Disturbing Public Order'

Two Chinese human rights activists are standing trial Friday on charges of "disturbing public order," becoming the latest dissidents to be prosecuted by Beijing. Guo Feixiong and Sun Desheng were arrested in August 2013 after taking part in rallies outside a newspaper that had complained of government censorship. The trial began Friday in the southern city of Guangzhou. Those who face such charges are almost always found guilty and sentenced to several years in...

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