Beijing: Another blogger has been sentenced to severe punishment in the staged operation on human rights activists in China two years ago. Well known blogger Wu Gan has been sentenced to eight years in jail for challenging power. The German Embassy in Beijing has expressed its dismay by issuing a statement when Wu Gun was sentenced to severe punishment. Human rights groups have described their punishment as an attack on Chinese human rights activists.
Yun Sheen, a lawyer of Wu Gan, says his client is planning to appeal against the court decision of Gianjin.
Yun Sheen, a lawyer of Wu Gan, says his client is planning to appeal against the court decision of Gianjin. Through the online protests, Wu continued to raise sensitive issues related to abuse of power regularly. He was arrested in May 2015.
In a statement posted on the court’s website on the sentencing of Woo, it has been said, “Wu had criticized China’s political system online. They were spreading false information as well as insulting people. He committed criminal acts to challenge power. “