Chinese Activist, Daughter ‘Sentenced To Labour Camp’

From AFP:

A Chinese environmental activist and his daughter have been sentenced to re- through labour without a trial on charges of passing abroad, his wife said.

Sun Xiaodi, 55, a former mine worker in the north-west province of who has campaigned against alleged environmental degradation since 1988, was sentenced to two years labour re-education, Hu Jianhong said.

Their daughter, Sun Haiyan, 25, was given the same for 18 months, Ms Hu said over the phone, crying as she expressed deep concern for her only child, whom she has not been able to see for over a month.

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