jiang weiping

China Releases Investigative Reporter Whose Jailing Had Upset U.S. – Philip P. Pan

From the Washington Post: The Chinese government released a prominent investigative reporter from prison Tuesday, even as it has been intensifying a crackdown on the press. The early release appeared intended to mollify the Bush administration, which had included the journalist on a short list of political prisoners whose cases it raises regularly with Chinese […]

China frees corruption journalist – BBC

From BBC: A Chinese journalist imprisoned for subversion after writing articles about corruption has been freed a year early, according to a campaign group. Jiang Weiping was reunited with his family after a court in Dalian, north-eastern China, commuted the final year of his six-year sentence. The US-based Dui Hua Foundation said he was freed […]

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