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Activists Sentenced to Prison for Demanding Democracy in China

A Guangzhou, China court Friday handed down guilty verdicts for three Chinese rights activists - Tang Jingling, Yuan Xinting and Wang Qingying - who now face up to five years in prison for “inciting subversion of state power.” Human rights groups call the court’s decision “unjust,” arguing that the case has been marred by multiple procedural violations and reflected the Chinese government’s increasing hostility toward peaceful dissent. They also expressed concern the sentences handed...

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