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  1. News - China - SECURITY

    Four Chongqing policemen to face trial for alleged torture under Bo Xilai’s crime crackdown

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 04:16pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... of forcing a confession by torturing the chairman of a construction firm, the newspaper said. Chonqing Daye Concrete Group chairman Lu Jian, who turned himself in for an unspecified crime ... methods they used. “If Zheng has committed a crime, then several thousand other officers have, too,” she said. In the other case, Wu Jiong, head of the Chenjiaqiao police station under Chongqing’s ...

  2. 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

    ... 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 municipal government to bring justice for those prosecuted during Bo’s publicised “dahei”, or “fight organised crime”, campaign in a commentary for the Beijing News on Sunday. More than 3,300 people ...

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    Gu Kailai likely to face fresh trial for economic crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, Teddy Ng

    ... likely to face fresh trial for economic crimes The wife of Bo Xilai is almost certain to be prosecuted separately for economic crimes revealed in her testimony regarding corruption allegations ... was handed a suspended death sentence. "It is almost certain that Gu will face a separate new trial for economic crimes," said a legal expert with close knowledge of the case who did ...

  4. News - China

    Little sympathy in Chongqing for partners in crime

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li, Keith Zhai

    ... Raymond Li in Chongqing raymond.li@scmp.com Little sympathy for partners in crime The face-off between Bo Xilai and his former right-hand man provided a measure of satisfaction to some of those who suffered under their abusive "strike hard" campaign against crime in Chongqing . But others dismissed the event as just another act in a staged trial. The cross-examination ...

  5. News - China

    Prosecutors say Bo Xilai crimes 'extremely serious'

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 11:22am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jinan Bo accused of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power The crimes of fallen Chinese politician Bo Xilai were “extremely serious”, prosecutors said on Monday ... yuan and the prosecution told the court: “The defendant’s crimes are extremely serious. “He pleaded not guilty to the charges, and there are no extenuating circumstances suggesting lighter ...

  6. News - China

    Legal experts say Bo Xilai's wife and son should stand trial for economic crimes too

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Adrian.wan@scmp.com Experts say wife and son should stand trial too The wife and younger son of Bo Xilai should stand trial for economic crimes if Bo is found guilty of bribery, ... was at the time of the alleged crimes. It's far from certain that the judiciary will press charges against Gu and Bo Guagua, as it is widely believed the authorities want the case closed before ...

  7. Comment - Blogs

    Will implication in Bo Xilai's crimes get Gu Kailai executed?

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 08:12pm by John Kennedy

    ... take a murderer given a suspended death sentence and add economic crimes, won't she immediately be sentenced to execution? Given how tightly scripted his wife Gu Kailai's trial was, ...

  8. Bo skips chance to tout success in war on crime

    Posted Feb 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a keynote speech highlighting his crackdown on organised crime, which began in 2008 and earned him notoriety throughout the country and beyond. The campaign- led until recently by Bo's ...

  9. Crime fighter is humbled after fall from power

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... as a new challenge and a learning opportunity'. Wang became a well-known anti-triad hero in the 1990s due to his heavy-handed anti-crime activities in Tieling and Jinzhou of Liaoning province- Bo's power base. Wang's anecdotes were turned into documentaries by many print media and television outlets in Liaoning and other provinces, using them as anti-corruption and anti-crime ...

  10. Chongqing Crime-fighter becomes prolific scholar

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Chongqing police chief Wang Lijun has been hailed for his iron-fisted approach to organised crime in the southwestern municipality, but the 52-year-old ... a high-profile and controversial campaign against organised crime. He was promoted to deputy mayor of Chongqing in May and appears poised for an even more promising political career. In September 1992, ...




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