China environmentalist released after prison term

Associated Press: A leading Chinese environmentalist has been released after serving a three-year prison sentence on what he says were trumped up charges of blackmailing polluting businesses. Wu Lihong was named by China's legislature as one of the country's top 10 environmentalists in 2005 for his work documenting pollution in Lake Tai, China's largest freshwater lake. He was arrested in April 2007 on what his wife and friends say were charges concocted by local officials embarrassed by his ......

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