Politics Beijing Detains Prominent Activists, Citing State Security…

Politics Beijing Detains Prominent Activists, Citing State Security…

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TAIPEI—Chinese authorities have detained two prominent human-rights activists, quietly intensifying a crackdown on dissent weeks before Beijing hosts the most politicized Winter Olympics in recent memory.

Free-speech advocate Yang Maodong was formally detained in the southern city of Guangzhou on suspicion of inciting subversion on Jan. 12, two days after his wife died of cancer in the U.S., according to his sister.

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