China: Cyber-dissident jailed for four years.

A Chinese court in the southeastern province of Zhejiang jailed Chen Shuqing, an online author and a founding member of the banned China Democracy Party, for four years on charges of “inciting to subvert state power”. “It's totally wrong to convict him … He was only expressing his political views. He should enjoy free speech.” his lawyer Li Jianqiang told Reuters.

We reiterate our appeal for the release of Chen and the 50 other cyber-dissidents and Internet users held in China,” Reporters Without Borders said.

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