Chinese Journalist Freed After Two Years – AFP

From AFP:

A Chinese journalist imprisoned for two years for posting politically sensitive essays on the Internet said Sunday he had been released.

Li Yuanlong, 47, was detained in September 2005 and convicted of “inciting subversion of state sovereignty” for his essays carried by several overseas websites banned in China.

Li told AFP he was released Friday on completion of his jail term and insisted on his innocence. [Full Text]

September 17, 2007 6:15 AM
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