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China: Further information: Prominent activist jailed in China: Xu Zhiyong

, Index number: ASA 17/006/2014

Legal scholar and human rights activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years imprisonment on 26 January by a court in Beijing. His jailing is part of a wider suppression of those associated with the “New Citizen’s Movement” by the Chinese authorities.

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