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Chinese #MeToo activist sentenced to five years in prison, supporters say

A Chinese court sentenced leading #MeToo activist Huang Xueqin to five years' imprisonment on subversion charges on Friday, supporters told Reuters. The co-accused labour activist Wang Jianbing was sentenced to three years and six months in prison, supporters said. Huang, a 35-year-old independent journalist, has been imprisoned since 2021. She was put on trial with labour activist Wang Jianbing, 40, last year, accused of "inciting subversion of state power", her supporters said, citing people...

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