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Chinese rights lawyer Yu Wensheng among finalists for top human rights prize

A prominent Saudi women’s rights activist and a Chinese rights lawyer, both imprisoned, plus a photojournalist from Turkmenistan were nominated Monday for a top human rights prize. Organisers of the Martin Ennals Award hoped that the nominations could shine a light on abuses in authoritarian states. “The finalists distinguish themselves by their bravery and deep […]