Chinese Political Prisoner Files Suit Against Yahoo

A Chinese political prisoner and his wife sued Yahoo in federal court, accusing the company of abetting the commission of torture by helping Chinese authorities identify political dissidents who were later beaten and imprisoned. The suit, filed under the Alien Tort Claims Act and the Torture Victims Protection Act, is believed to be the first of its kind against an Internet company for its activities in China.

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