ABC: Chinese agriculture tycoon Sun Dawu jailed for 18 years, convicted of organising attack on state officials
Thu July, 2021, Age: 2 years
Sun Dawu, the prominent billionaire Chinese pig farmer, was sentenced to 18 years in prison on charges of organising an attack on officials. He was detained after praising lawyers during a crackdown on legal activists by China’s government. He has been a vocal critic of China’s rural policies and has demanded greater freedom for farmers to organise to protect their economic interests for many decades.