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

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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