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Five Chinese Women Under Investigation for Rights Campaigns

Chinese police are broadening their investigation into five detained women activists to focus on their campaigns against domestic violence and for more public toilets for women, their lawyers said on Wednesday. The women were taken into custody on the weekend of International Women's Day, March 8, and later detained on suspicion of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," their lawyers said, a charge that carries jail of up to five years. Supporters of the five — Li...

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