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  1. News - China - COURTS

    China's top judge says Zhou Yongkang probe proves nobody is above 'cage' of the law

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 12:23pm by Reuters

    ... a corruption investigation into former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, who was one of China's most influential politicians of the past decade and stood on the elite Politburo Standing ... retired from the Politburo Standing Committee, the Communist Party's highest ruling body, in 2012. Just a month earlier, the leadership expelled Xu Caihou, former vice-chairman ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581101/chinas-top-judge-says-zhou-yongkang-probe-proves-nobody-above-cage-law
  2. News - China - COURTS

    Communist Party committees are meddling less in courtrooms: judges

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:18am by Keith Zhai

    ... the retirement of former director Zhou Yongkang last year. Meng sits on the lesser 25-member Politburo while his predecessor was a member of the decision-making Politburo Standing Committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378830/party-committees-are-meddling-less-courtrooms-judges
  3. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai 'will appeal' verdict and sentence Jinan court hands down

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... former Politburo member departed from convention by vehemently denying the charges against him during a five-day hearing in late August. In a letter to his family after the hearing, the colourful ... Politburo Standing Committee member and Bo's ally, despite corruption probes centred on him. Sources in Jinan said security today would be similar to during the hearing last month when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1314895/bo-xilai-will-appeal-verdict-and-sentence-jinan-court-hands-down
  4. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai prepares for his 'last stand' against life verdict

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 05:59pm by Keith Zhai

    ... Politburo member filed an appeal, which the high court accepted earlier this month. Beijing-based political analyst Chen Ziming said a final open hearing in the case would serve to show how much ... and denied all three charges against him at his trial in August. The charismatic politician had widely been seen as a top candidate for a seat on the Politburo Standing Committee until his fall from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1336611/bo-xilai-prepares-his-last-stand-against-life-verdict
  5. News - China - COURTS

    Henan courts to abolish practice of forcing defendants to shave heads and wear prison suits

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:15am by Raymond Li

    ... a shaved head or being locked up in a cage in court are all signs of ‘presumption of guilt’ Zhang Liyong For example, former Chongqing party secretary and a former Politburo member of the Communist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1371710/henan-courts-abolish-practice-forcing-defendants-shave-heads-and-wear
  6. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai protests innocence as life sentence for corruption is upheld

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 12:29pm by Keith Zhai

    ... The high court said Bo and his defence team had submitted 11 reasons to support the appeal, filed immediately after the former Politburo member was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Jinan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1339516/court-rejects-bo-xilais-appeal-and-upholds-life-sentence
  7. News - COURTS

    Bo Xilai protests innocence as life sentence for corruption is upheld

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 11:46pm by Keith Zhai

    ... The high court said Bo and his defence team had submitted 11 reasons to support the appeal, filed immediately after the former Politburo member was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Jinan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/article/1340097/bo-xilai-protests-innocence-life-sentence-corruption-upheld
  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Carson Yeung planned mainland soccer empire, he tells money laundering trial

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:32am by Thomas Chan

    ... Deng Xiaoping, and former Politburo Standing Committee member Hu Qili. The court heard earlier that the former hairdresser amassed wealth of up to HK$100 million in 2000 through upmarket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1336751/carson-yeung-planned-mainland-soccer-empire-he-tells-money-laundering
  9. News - China - COURTS

    Bo Xilai told trial he had orders from the top to deal with Chongqing police chief

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... body, the Politburo Standing Committee, to be investigated for economic crimes. Three separate sources who either attended the trial or were later briefed on proceedings said the prosecution ... among blue-collar workers and the lower middle class. Before Bo's fall from grace last year, Zhou reportedly worked behind the scenes to have him installed as a member of the Politburo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1300981/bo-xilai-told-trial-he-had-orders-top-deal-chongqing-police-chief

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