Friday, August 5, 2011

Internet Activist Wang Lihong Targeted in China

On 01 August, Wang Lihong received the indictment documents for her upcoming trial, Chinese authorities have charged her with "creating a disturbance" from her involvement in a peaceful protest outside the sentencing hearing of three Netizens in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province in April, 2010

Article 293 in China's Criminal Code stipulates that once a Defendant is convicted for "creating a disturbance" they may be sentenced for up to 5 years in detention.

More here Wang Lihong charged back to Creating Disturbance (Chinese)

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