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Li Wenzu, wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, is followed by friends and media near a Supreme People's Court complaints office in Beijing

Wife of Detained Chinese Lawyer Begins 100-km March to Press for...

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) The wife of a detained Chinese lawyer set off on Wednesday on a march of more than 100 km from Beijing...
Xu Xiaoshun, the father of activism blogger Wu Gan, who was detained in what is known as the "709" crackdown, poses for a picture in a restaurant in Jiangsu Province

China Hands Down Harshest Sentence Yet in Crackdown on Activists

By Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) China sentenced a prominent rights activist to eight years in jail for subversion on Tuesday, his lawyer said, the harshest sentence...