Award-winning Chinese civil rights blogger handed 4 years in jail for ‘picking quarrels and provoking trouble’

A Chinese blogger who meticulously documented public protests around the country was sentenced to four years in prison Friday as Beijing continues a crackdown on civil rights defenders. Lu Yuyu was found guilty of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” by a court in the southwest city of Dali, Yunnan province, his lawyer Xiao Yunyang told […]