The activist Huang Qi at his home in Chengdu, Sichuan province, in 2015. This week he was sentenced to 12 years in jail, his third prison term. Photo: AFP

US and Britain join other nations in criticising China’s jailing of ‘cyber dissident’ Huang Qi

  • The Chinese reporter and activist, who this week was sentenced to 12 years in prison, should be released immediately, US State Department says
  • Britain’s minister of state for human rights says the case raises ‘strong concerns about media freedom, due process and the rule of law in China’
Topic |   Human rights in China

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The activist Huang Qi at his home in Chengdu, Sichuan province, in 2015. This week he was sentenced to 12 years in jail, his third prison term. Photo: AFP
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