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🇨🇳 Breaking: A Chinese court handed a four-year jail term today to a citizen-journalist who reported from Wuhan at the peak of the coronavirus outbreak, on grounds she was "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," Reuters reports. (Go deeper.)
- 🇸🇦 One of Saudi Arabia's most prominent women’s rights activists was sentenced today to nearly six years in prison under a vague and broadly worded law aimed at combating terrorism, according to state-linked media. — AP