China Releases Blogger Charged with Subversion

One of China’s more prolific bloggers, whose introspective musings on democracy, human rights and fatherhood earned him tens of thousands of followers but also charges of inciting subversion, was unexpectedly released after nearly six months in police custody, his wife said. The blogger, Ran Yunfei, 43, returned to his home in Sichuan Province from a detention center in the city of Dujiangyan, his wife, Wang Wei, said by telephone.