Pu Zhiqiang: China rights lawyer gets suspended jail sentence

December 22, 2015 2:38 AM

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Pu Zhiqiang: China rights lawyer gets suspended jail sentence

A Beijing court has convicted a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer for online comments, giving him a suspended jail sentence, state television said.

Pu Zhiqiang has been found guilty of "inciting ethnic hatred" and "picking quarrels" on his social media posts.

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