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US News China: The billionaire Sun Dawu sentenced to 18 years of prison

22:45  28 july  2021
22:45  28 july  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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Le magnat chinois de l'agriculture Sun Dawu en septembre 2019. © Christmas Celis AFP / Archivos The Chinese Magnat of Agriculture Sun Dawu in September 2019.

in China, a new great boss scoops a heavy penalty of jail. Officer of a group specializing in agriculture, Sun Dawu is sentenced to 18 years in prison. But this time, the big boss was not only billionaire, but also a critical virulent of power.

18 years of prison ... This heavy penalty is justified by a series of convictions including "hindrance to the public service", "illegal mining" but also for "provoking disorders". This last vague accusation is usually used against opponents.

It must be said that Sun Dawu, 67, was nicknamed "the cannon". This old pig farmer, at the immense empire covering agriculture, health and tourism, regularly and vehemently criticized the Chinese government, in particular its rural policies. In 2019, during a swine fever epidemic, he had even been a whistleblower, publishing on the Internet pictures of dead pigs and accusing local lax officials. In 2020, dissatisfied with the government's action against COVID-19, he went so far as to deal with President Xi Jinping of "Clown".

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Sun Dawu was arrested in November 2020, with twenty relatives including his wife and many of his children. Its belongings were seized and the 9,000 employees of the Dawu Group Licensed. In 2003, he had been sentenced for "illegal collection of funds", but had not been unreasonable, thanks to one of his lawyers, the Xu Zhiyong activist. This time, Xu Zhiyong could not defend him: he has been in prison himself for over a year.

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