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Translation: Court Judgment in Li Doe Disturbing the Peace Case

Translator's Summary : The court found Li guilty on the grounds that he "made inappropriate statements in posts through WeChat Moments or in writings on paper hung on the office building of the People's Government of Tanxi that insulted Party and State leaders and supported 'Hong Kong Independence.'" The court sentenced Li to prison notwithstanding what it characterized as his "mild mental retardation" and "limited criminal capacity for the illegal actions." People's Court of Pingchang County, Sichuan Criminal Judgment (2020) Chuan 1923 Criminal First Instance No. 15 The public prosecution agency was the People's Procuratorate of Pingchang. Defendant Li Doe, male, born [INTENTIONALLY OMITTED], Han ethnicity, junior high school education, laborer, household registration in Pingchang, Sichuan, currently residing in Pingchang. Taken into criminal detention by the Public Security Bureau of Pingchang on September 5, 2019 on suspici