China: Further information: Singer-song writer activist sentenced: Xu Lin

Index Number: ASA 17/9579/2018

Activist Xu Lin was sentenced to three years in prison for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on 7 December 2018. The singer-songwriter has composed and published songs online about his democratic aspirations and critical of the government for various injustices. He has refused to repent and maintained his innocence.

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