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Chinese Activist Sentenced to 6 Years for Protesting Censorship

China has sentenced three human rights activists to harsh prison terms for participating in an anti-censorship protest in 2013. The attorney for the three, Zhang Lei, told VOA that he is "shocked and angered" by the verdict, which gave a sentence of six years to activist Guo Feixiong. Zhang said the court added an extra criminal charge to his client's case just moments before Friday's trial started. "The way the court has unilaterally imposed new criminal...

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