Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA
Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA

Repression of rights activists ‘routine’ in China, says US State Department report

Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA
Supporters of the civil rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong protest outside the court in Beijing where he was tried for disturbing public order last year. He was later jailed for four years. Photo: EPA
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