Qin Yongmin: Prominent Chinese dissident jailed for 13 years
BBC News ---------- One of China's highest-profile democracy campaigners has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for "subversion of state power". Qin Yongmin, 64, has already spent a total of 22 years behind bars. Qin had "refused to cooperate with the court" and stayed silent throughout his trial, human rights lawyer Lin Qilei earlier told the AFP news agency. The guilty verdict was confirmed online by the Wuhan City Intermediate People's Court, in central China. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.