Update: Quake activist freed from jail in China

Mar 28, 2014

by Doreen Weisenhaus with contributions by Rick Glofcheski and Yan Mei Ning (Expanded Second Edition, Hong Kong University Press 2014)

Activist Tan Zuoren, who investigated whether shoddy construction caused the deaths of thousands of children in the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and posted his findings online, was released from a Chinese jail from finishing a five-year sentence. (This development updates a reference on page 213 of the book.)

Sichuan earthquake activist freed after serving term,The Standard, 27 March 2014.