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Monday, March 20, 2006

Sentenced to 10 Years for Online Article

HRIC (Human Rights in China) reports that Chinese Ren Zhiyuan was sentenced to 10 years in prison for subversion of state power because of an essay titled “The Road to Democracy” he published online. In his essay Ren argued that the people “have the right to overthrow tyranny by violent means,” HRIC says.

A search for Ren Zhiyuan in shows Google self-censored the results. All in all, Google China hides 15,400 pages from HRIC website

[Thanks Support Freedom.]


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