China Dissident Gets Tougher Sentence

From AP via

activist Zhu Yufu has been given a stricter sentence after being retried for a fight with in which he and his son were beaten, a network of overseas activists said Thursday.

Wednesday’s decision upheld Zhu’s two-year sentence but also deprived him of his political rights for two years, four months and 26 days after his release, according to the overseas-based Defenders, a network of activists and rights monitoring groups.

said the president of the Shangcheng district court in the eastern of Hangzhou found mistakes in the and decided to try the two men again. Zhu had been sentenced last July on charges of attacking police and interfering in duties.

More on Zhu Yufu’s background from Angry Chinese Blogger

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