Appeal Likely for Journalist at The Times – Jim Yardley
From the New York Times:
Lawyers for a Chinese researcher for The New York Times said on Friday that they would probably appeal his conviction on a fraud charge but also expressed satisfaction that a Beijing court dismissed a more serious charge of leaking state secrets.
The researcher, Zhao Yan, 44, was found not guilty on Friday of leaking state secrets to The Times after spending nearly two years in prison in a case that attracted international attention and raised questions about the fairness of China’s legal system. [Full text]