Chinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: ReutersChinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: Reuters

Dissident Ning Xianhua sues Verizon, claiming Yahoo’s handover of private data to China led to prison and torture

  • Lawsuit alleges that Yahoo cut deal with Beijing to hand over emails of pro-democracy activists in exchange for access to Chinese market
  • Ning, a participant in the Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests of 1989, escaped to the US in 2016

Topic |   US-China relations
Chinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: ReutersChinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: Reuters
Chinese dissident Ning Xianhua says he used a Yahoo email account to “privately spread pro-democracy messages and publications”. Photo: Reuters
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