Flag burner jailed

PUBLISHED : Friday, 23 September, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 23 September, 2011, 12:00am

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Mainland farmer Zhu Rongchang (pictured), 74, was jailed for three weeks in Hong Kong for 'publicly and wilfully' burning the Chinese flag in Central in July.

Zhu, from Jiangxi province, said he had been exercising his right to free speech by criticising the mainland's 'authoritarian rule'.