Hong Kong bookseller sentenced to 10 years in prison in China

A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for "illegally providing intelligence overseas," in a further sign of Beijing's hard line toward its critics. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-02-25 13:14:25 UTC ]
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