Taiwan activist admits China-subversion guilt


Photographs by AP/EMILY WANG

Lee Ching-yu, wife of Taiwanese activist Lee Ming-Che shows the words tattooed on her arms, which read “Lee Ming-Che, I’m proud of you,” to reporters at a hotel after attending her husband’s trial at the Yueyang Intermediate People’s Court in south China’s Hunan province Monday.

YUEYANG, China -- A Taiwanese pro-democracy activist pleaded guilty Monday in a Chinese court to subverting the power of the state, but his wife dismissed the trial as "a political show" and his supporters said he had been forced to confess to crimes he didn't commit.

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