Jailing of wheelchair-bound Beijing airport bomber sparks anger

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By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese man in a wheelchair who detonated a home-made bomb in Beijing's airport after trying to draw attention to a nearly decade-long legal battle was sentenced to six years in jail, his lawyer said on Tuesday, sparking widespread sympathy and anger. A Beijing court found Ji Zhongxing, 34, guilty of intentionally causing an explosion, Ji's lawyer, Liu Xiaoyuan, told Reuters by telephone. State media confirmed the sentence. Ji detonated the bomb at Beijing airport after being prevented from handing out leaflets that drew attention to his complaints. ...