Chinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: WeiboChinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo
Chinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo

Chinese journalist jailed for 15 years for attacking Communist Party

  • Chen Jieren, who once worked for party mouthpiece People’s Daily, found guilty of publishing false information on blogs and social media ‘under the guise of providing legal advice’, court says
  • Chinese Human Rights Defenders says conviction was ‘apparently to punish him for his political speech’
Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Chinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: WeiboChinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo
Chinese journalist Chen Jieren was sentenced to 15 years in prison at a court in Hunan province. Photo: Weibo
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