China jails Internet dissident for three years

Thursday, 26 October 2006, 8:44 AM EST

A Chinese court jailed a dissident for three years for inciting subversion with an Internet essay praising pro-rights protests in Hong Kong.

Li Jianping was sentenced in Zibo, in the eastern province of Shandong, the Hong Kong-based Information Center for Human Rights and Democracy said in a faxed statement on the latest example of China's crackdown on Internet dissent.

At Reuters.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

(IN)SECURE Magazine issue 45 released

(IN)SECURE Magazine is a free digital security publication discussing some of the hottest information security topics. Learn about personal data bankruptcy and the cost of privacy, security and compliance, delivering digital security to a mobile world, and much more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Tue, Mar 3rd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //