From the Daily Mail, UK:
Sina Weibo has been jailed for 3 years for running a popular Chinese blog on the internet. Prosecutors said Qin Zhihui had ‘seriously harmed social order’ by posting inaccurate reports on the Chinese equivalent of Twitter (read that, something a Chinese party member didn’t like). He also apologized, but did a “Joanne apology”– “I don’t want to defend myself” (because the next thing is they take me out back and shoot me and grind up the bits for the river) and “I hope my experience is a good lesson to other microbloggers.” (The govt will seriously crush your dissent and free speech).
So my question to the IARDC and my tribunal now is:
1) will I get 3 years like Quin Zhihui? Would that be a fitting analogy? Should Ken ask for a reduced sentence because they give less in Communist China where people have…
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