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丁日威抗议兄弟遭监禁不涉犯罪
October 28, 2013
丁日威抗议兄弟遭监禁不涉犯罪

更新:2013年10月29日,当局让丁日威出庭受审四个小时,但不准家属和关心的民众进入法庭旁听。警方曾数度对支持丁日威的群众动粗,并短暂拘留其中部分人士。虽然证据显示,除了行使言论和表达自由外,丁日威什么也没做,但法官仍依刑法258条“滥用民主自由”将他定罪。他被判刑15个月,但因缓刑而得到有条件的释放,这使他将来很容易遭到官方骚扰和任意地再度予以监禁。丁日威同时被处以为期一年的保护管束,必须按时向有关当局报告行踪。丁日威宣称判决有误,决定要上诉到底,他在博客圈的许多同侪则扬言要加倍努力推动废除刑法258条的运动。

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