Former Chinese rights lawyer arrested for ‘inciting subversion’

//Former Chinese rights lawyer arrested for ‘inciting subversion’

Former Chinese rights lawyer arrested for ‘inciting subversion’

An outspoken former Chinese rights lawyer has been arrested on suspicion of “inciting subversion of state power”, as the government continues to crack down on activists and political dissidents.Qin Yongpei, 50, who often criticised Beijing on social media including Twitter, was arrested on Tuesday in southern China, according to an arrest notice seen by AFP.“He dares to say anything online,” his wife, Deng Xiaoyun, said.She said he had been accused of inciting state subversion “because it would…

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