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  1. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Justice sought for those prosecuted during Bo Xilai's organised crime campaign

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:20pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chongqing still struggling with Bo Xilai legacy As disgraced Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai appeals his lifelong jail sentence, the city he ruled for five years is still struggling with the dubious legacy of his anti-crime campaigns. Xu Mingxuan, a legal practitioner who has long criticised Bo’s legacy, called on Chongqing’s ...

  2. News - China Insider - CHINA POLITICS

    Bo Xilai appeals life sentence for corruption

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 03:21pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Former Chongqing Party Secretary Bo Xilai has appealed against a life sentence on corruption charges, the Shandong High People's Court said in a  statement on Wednesday .  The Jinan Intermediate People's Court in the Shandong provincial capital found Bo, 64, guilty on charges of embezzlement, bribery and abuse of power. He ...

  3. News - China Insider - BO XILAI TRIAL

    Neil Heywood's mother calls for ‘decisiveness, compassion’ ahead of Bo Xilai’s trial

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 10:35am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com The mother of British businessman Neil Heywood, whose 2011 murder in Chongqing caused one of the biggest political scandals in China, has called on the Chinese government to show “decisiveness and compassion” for her grandchildren ahead of the trial of disgraced Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai.  In a statement to the Wall Street Journal , Ann ...

  4. News - China

    Bo Xilai charges called a victory against overly powerful 'tiger'

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:09pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com As the widely anticipated news of former Chongqing party secretary Bo Xilai's indictment emerged on Thursday, Chinese state media have rushed to mend ties with his Chongqing supporters. Bo - whose charges include accepting bribes of 20 million yuan (HK$25.1 million) and embezzling 5 million yuan - continues to this day to enjoy ...

  5. News - China - ANALYSIS

    Media denounces Bo, urges party unity after charges filed

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li, Patrick Boehler

    ... Raymond Li and Patrick Boehler Indictment sends a strong signal that provincial officials must obey orders from Beijing Media denounces Bo, urges party unity Bo Xilai's indictment yesterday was an effort by the Communist Party to both show its commitment to fighting corruption and remind ambitious provincial officials that orders flow from Beijing. Minutes after bribery, ...

  6. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Name of Bo Xilai's son taken off Columbia University's website

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:08pm by JOANNA CHIU, Keith Zhai, Patrick Boehler

    ... Joanna Chiu, Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler Move comes amid further reports confirming Bo Guagua will study at New York institution Name of Bo's son taken off law school website The name of Bo Guagua was removed from Columbia University's online student directory yesterday, as mainland censors briefly blocked social media posts about the scion of the once-powerful Bo ...

  7. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Bo Xilai associate Jiang Feng Dolby resurfaces in TV documentary

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:53pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com A woman central to the downfall of former Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai has returned to the public spotlight by interviewing the Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf. Jiang Feng Dolby, a former Chinese national television anchor, hosted The Nobel Files, a documentary filmed in Sweden about the Nobel Prize in Literature, which ...

  8. News - China Insider - JUSTICE

    Court’s Sina Weibo account promotes one-sided debate on disgraced Bo Xilai

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 11:36am by Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler

    ... Keith Zhai and Patrick Boehler Microblog comments on disgraced Chinese politician heavily censored A Chinese court, where disgraced Communist Party leader Bo Xilai is due to stand trial on Thursday, has set up a microblog gathering thousands of followers within hours of its launch. Comments on its weibo-only platform however remain heavily censored as the Chinese public struggles ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Critics warn the public not to fall for Bo Xilai’s oratory flair

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 01:17pm

    ... Patrick Boehler patrick.boehler@scmp.com Chinese public appear largely convinced by party secretary's self-portrayal as victim Bo Xilai’s fierce defence in court during his five-day long trial in Jinan has captivated the Chinese public in a way unforeseen by those who wanted to stage a seemingly transparent and legitimate final act to his spectacular downfall. ...

  10. Comment - Blogs

    Bo Xilai supporters gather in Chongqing

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 11:04am by Patrick Boehler

    ... Patrick Boehler Die-hard supporters of disgraced Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai gathered outside a Chongqing court on Thursday to defend his “triad-busting” legacy. “The people of Chongqing do not welcome an organised crime lawyer,” one banner read, according to photos that spread on Sina Weibo and forums. “Fight organised crime, eliminate the evil.” Many of the comments ...




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