Conn. Judge Says Journalist Can't Be Sued for Critical Coverage of Religious Sect

Judge dismisses suit that alleged critical reports led to human rights abuses

Journalist Zhao Zhizhen had argued that American free speech principles should protect him. He argued that his reporting on the Falun Gong was similar to that aired on '60 Minutes' and other U.S. programs.

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Originally appeared in print as Journalist Not Liable for Coverage of Chinese Sect

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