An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures
An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese rights lawyer escapes jail term after admitting subversion

Court says Xie Yang was given lenient treatment after he pled guilty and expressed regret for his actions

Topic |   Human rights in China
An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures
An undated file picture of rights lawyer Xie Yang. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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