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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 illegal police practices under the crackdown, which ended in early 2012 with the downfall of Bo and Wang. Previously, evidence of police abuse had been repeatedly presented to the courts during ... worked closely with Wang, said these ranged from demerits and demotions to sacking. Bo was expelled from the party and sentenced to life in September last year for bribery, corruption and abuse ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai to go on trial on corruption and power abuse charges this week

    Posted Aug 18th 2013, 04:25pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Disgraced politician will face court in Jinan, Shandong province, to answer allegations of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power Bo Xilai's trial ... was China's most explosive political scandal in decades, will stand trial in the Intermediate People's Court in Jinan for alleged bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. "The open trial ...

  3. News - China

    Chongqing people doubt charges of abuse, graft

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li in Chongqing raymond.li@scmp.com Chongqing folk unconvinced by prosecutors Despite efforts by prosecutors in Jinan to cast Bo Xilai as abusive and corrupt, the trial appears ... that during the former Politburo member's performance in court, he saw flashes of the style that made Bo such an effective leader. "As to the charge of abuse of power, who else ...

  4. News - China - BO XILAI TRIAL

    Court's point-by-point verdict on Bo Xilai

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... The court, in a transcript released on its official weibo account, set out its point-by-point rebuttal of Bo's defence. It also detailed ways in which he abused his power after the crimes of his ... on the point. Bo's claim: Gu's testimony was inadmissible as she was crazy and perjured me. The court said: Gu's testimony was given when she was in custody and off drugs. Bo's ...

  5. News - China

    I hope Bo Xilai has a peaceful life, says first wife Li Danyu

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:46am by Keith Zhai

    ... recently. Li made her comments before Bo’s appeal against his life sentence for charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power was rejected yesterday, the sources said. None of Bo’s family ... the proceedings, with the former Chongqing party chief claiming that she was mentally unstable and had taken psychoactive drugs, people with knowledge of the trial told the Post earlier. Bo also said Wang ...

  6. News - China Insider - Bo Xilai

    Bo Xilai associate Jiang Feng Dolby resurfaces in TV documentary

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

    ... involvement in the scheme. Bo is serving a life sentence on charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. Gu is serving a suspended death sentence on murder charges. Xu, detained on suspicion ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    2013: the year of talking dangerously

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:11am by Staff Reporter

    ... who broke cover in Hong Kong, sparking a global fallout over US government spying; and the Chinese princeling whose public trial for corruption and abuse of power riveted the nation. At home, ... were riveted by the trial of former Politburo member Bo Xilai, who was charged with corruption and abuse of power. The Post 's coverage, which received more than 415,400 page views, ...

  8. News - China Insider - CHINA POLITICS

    Bo Xilai appeals life sentence for corruption

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

    ... 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 ... was sentenced to 15 years in prison on charges of defection, accepting bribes of at least 3 million yuan, abuse of power and "bending the law to selfish ends".  ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    Bo Xilai's cries of defiance after he is sentenced to life in prison for corruption

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... and abuse of power Bo sentenced to life with a final cry of defiance Bo Xilai erupted in anger as he was sentenced to life in prison for corruption yesterday. The fallen former Politburo member ... in Shandong found him guilty on all three counts of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. But before being forcibly taken away by the court's guards, Bo shouted: "The decision ...

  10. News - China

    Bo Xilai to plead guilty, but maybe not to all charges

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 09:00pm by Reuters

    ... bribes, corruption and abuse of power. Bo’s downfall is the country’s most divisive political scandal since the 1976 downfall of the Gang of Four at the end of the Cultural Revolution. President ... until proven innocent and those who refuse to cooperate are often given harsher sentences. Other sources indicated Bo may not plead guilty to the abuse of power charge. A source close ...




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