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China frees dissident Hu Jia

One of China’s most prominent dissidents, Hu Jia, Has been released after serving three and half-years in jail. “He is back home with his parents and me,” his wife, Zeng Jingyan, told Reuters in a telephone interview. Hu Jia was arrested in December 2007 after a long period of confinement at his home. He was sentenced in April in 2008 by Beijing People’s Intermediary Court No.1 for “incitement to subvert state power.” Hu had written…