From the Washington Post:
Chen Weiying, a peasant protest leader in southern China whose struggle was the subject of a Washington Post article last month, was detained by police and has been in custody since Dec. 1, a peasant rights group reported Friday.
Chen, 43, who has two daughters, was formally charged sometime after her arrest with involvement in an illegal lottery, according to Hou Wenzhuo, director of the Empowerment and Rights Institute. Hou and others from her group
December 28, 2005 9:51 AM