Tan Zuoren sentenced to 5 years in prison

Tan Zuoren has been sentenced to 5 years in prison, plus 3 years'deprivation of political rights for his quake investigation and essays he wrote aboutthe 1989 demonstrations in Tiananmen Square that ended in a deadly militarycrackdown.

 

Video: Tan Zuoren Sichuan Earthquake Investigation (Chinese subtitle)

 

Tens of Human Rights Defenders and supporters were detained or were placed under house arrest.

Pictures outside the court on Tan Zuoren's trial (1)

Pictures outside the court on Tan Zuoren's trial  (2)

 

Please refer to Washington Post

Please refer to NYT

Please read FT

China: #Tanzuoren – to be human

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