[JURIST] A dissident Chinese poet was sentenced to 12 years of imprisonment on Monday on charges of contract fraud. Li Bifing was sentenced [AFP report] by the Shehong County Court in China's Sichuan province, according to a lawyer. Li previously served five years in jail [AP report] for his involvement in the 1989 protests on Tiananmen Square. Li was detained two months after his friend Liao Yiwu escaped from China [Guardian report] in June and fled to Germany. Li was...

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