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Rights Groups Denounce Court Ruling Against Chinese Activist

A court in Tianjin Tuesday handed down a guilty verdict for Chinese rights defender Zhai Yanmin, who was given a three-year jail term with a four-year probation period after being found guilty of “state subversion.” Activist arrested, detained Zhai’s verdict came one day after the alleged release of lawyer Wang Yu, both of whom were among those 300-odd rights activists arrested since China started its nationwide crackdown on lawyers last July. Human rights groups questioned the...

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