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Chinese citizen journalist jailed over reporting on Wuhan virus

Four-year sentence is for 'picking quarrels and provoking trouble,' lawyer says

In this photo taken in January, a medical staff attends a patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus at the Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, in Wuhan, China.    © Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) -- A Chinese court handed a four-year jail term on Monday to a citizen journalist who reported from the central city of Wuhan at the peak of last year's coronavirus outbreak, on grounds of "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," her lawyer said.

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