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.
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