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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

    ... officers will stand trial later this month on accusations of torturing interrogation suspects during the anti-triad crackdown of Bo Xilai’s former right-hand man. Their cases will be heard at two courts in the municipality, according to an unnamed police source who spoke to the Southern Weekly. The triad crackdown, launched by then-city party chief Bo, was enforced by former Chongqing ...

  2. From traffic cop to triad-buster to party detention

    Posted Feb 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Wang Lijun, the mainland's most famous triad buster and Chongqing's former police chief, followed his former boss, Bo Xilai, from Liaoning ... high-profile 'anti-triad hero' who had survived. He appeared to be a rising political star when he was appointed one of Chongqing's seven deputy mayors, in addition to his post as chief ...

  3. Crime fighter is humbled after fall from power

    Posted Feb 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Minnie Chan minnie.chan@scmp.com Wang Lijun, the renowned triad-buster and former Chongqing police chief, appeared humbled and low-key in recent interviews with mainland media following ... 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- ...

  4. Anti-triad hero steps up as deputy mayor

    Posted May 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cary Huang in Beijing cary.huang@scmp.com Chongqing police chief and anti-triad hero Wang Lijun has been promoted to become a deputy mayor of the western municipality, the power base ... 2008 to steer Bo's anti-triad crackdown, which started in June 2009, 18 months after Bo, a member of the powerful Communist Party Politburo, was sworn in as party chief of Chongqing. Bo, ...

  5. Torturers now the hunted, ex-lawyer says

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk in Xian chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Chongqing authorities plan to punish law enforcers linked to the use of torture to extract confessions during a sweeping triad crackdown initiated ... of evidence to report as soon as possible to the party what they did during the triad crackdown,' said Li, who was once jailed while representing a man later convicted of being a crime boss ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Claiming set-up by Bo Xilai, lawyer Li Zhuang seeks review on conviction

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by CHOI CHIYUK, Keith Zhai

    ... Former lawyer jailed for aiding crime boss during Bo Xilai's anti-triad campaign believes he will be cleared after meeting court officials Li Zhuang, a former lawyer who was jailed for fabricating evidence for a crime boss prosecuted during disgraced former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai's anti-triad campaign, said yesterday after a meeting with senior court officials that he ...

  7. 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

    ... became the campaign’s highest-profile target in 2009. He, along with 12 other purported triad leaders, was executed. After the man who spearheaded the campaign, police chief Wang Lijun, attempted ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Struck-off lawyer expects 'light' sentence for Bo Xilai

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Detained former Chongqing party chief Bo Xilai may face trial in September and possibly receive lenient punishment, says a former Beijing-based lawyer who made his name defending an alleged triad boss in the southwestern municipality during Bo's heyday. "He will probably get a light sentence," Li Zhuang said in Hong Kong yesterday when asked to comment ...

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    Super fit top cop Wang Lijun at Bo Xilai trial in wheelchair

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 12:00am by JANE CAI

    ... the incident, Bo said on Saturday, according to transcripts released by the Jinan court. "Wang had told me his long-time service in the police force and experience of cracking down on triads had ...

  10. News - China

    Diehard supporters make their presence felt outside court

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai, JOANNA CHIU

    ... that he supported Bo because he clamped down on triads and "carried on with the path of Chairman Mao Zedong ". Video: Defiant Bo denies bribery charge as China trial opens However, Legal ...




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