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China: Action for writers and journalists: appeal cases (includes correction)

, Index number: ASA 17/047/1996

Xi Yang: sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment in 1994 for disclosing confidential information about the People's Bank of China. Bai Weiji and Zhao Lei: sentenced for "illegally providing state secrets to a foreigner". Wu Shishen and Ma Tao: Wu Shishen was sentenced for "selling state secrets" and Ma Tao for allegedly assisting him (corrected).

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