13-Year Sentence for Subversion an “Atrocious” and “Illogical” Attack on Free Speech
The sentencing of activist and member of the Independent Chinese PEN Center, Qin Yongmin, to 13 years in prison for “subversion” demonstrates a gross denial of justice, PEN America… More
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