A Chinese court handed Ni Yulan, the disabled activist jailed earlier this year, a two-month reduction in her prison term on Friday, but upheld a conviction for "picking quarrels", her lawyer said.
China's disabled rights activist Ni Yulan (centre) and her husband Dong Jiqin (orange shirt) pose with friends at Beijing's Imperial City Heritage Park in 2010. Ni Yulan has been beaten, barred from practising law, and repeatedly jailed for fighting the forced evictions of thousands to make way for Beijing's Olympic makeover.
The court cut Ni's sentence to 30 months in jail after overturning a fraud conviction, but rejected her appeal against the second charge, her lawyer Cheng Hai told AFP by telephone after a hearing in Beijing.
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