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  1. News - China - JUSTICE

    Messages of support appear online for dissidents tried for seeking greater official accountability

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 10:28am by Verna Yu

    ... stirs sympathy Activists and internet users yesterday expressed sympathy and support for venture capitalist Wang Gongquan and prominent rights advocate Xu Zhiyong after authorities announced that Wang, detained for months for organising protests, confessed he had erred in aiding Xu's social campaigns. According to a microblog post from the Beijing No 1 Intermediate Court late ...

  2. News - China - JUSTICE

    Activist calling for end to one-party rule stands trial in Guangzhou

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 03:48am by AP

    ... Street movement hax purposely kept itself shapeless and without an agenda or leadership, said Wang Aizhong, one of the movement's founders who was slated to testify for Liu yesterday. "The government has zero tolerance towards organisation, so we make it unstructured to seek some room for growth," Wang said.   ...

  3. News - China - JUSTICE

    Activist Xu Zhiyong vows to remain silent during 'unfair' trial

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:51am by Verna Yu

    ... officials ignored that Xu and a businessman backing him, Wang Gongquan, were to be tried separately from their co-defendants at the Beijing No1 Intermediate People's Court. His co-defendants ...

  4. News - China - JUSTICE

    Petitioners converted to Christianity see plight as part of poor's struggle

    Posted Dec 24th 2013, 04:51am by Verna Yu

    ... face a cold Christmas Wang Chunyan's Christmas wish this year is that she will have warm quilts and thick coats to last her and her family through the frozen winter in Beijing. Wang, 51, ... their home in Dalian, was forcibly demolished in 2008. Seeking compensation from her local government, Wang and her family came to Beijing to lobby the central authorities. Although the local ...

  5. News - China - JUSTICE

    China's labour camp system officially abolished

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 10:27am by Keith Zhai

    ... citizens of what they had promised," said Wang Yukai, a professor at the Chinese Academy of Governance. "This is the beginning of a new direction for reform, and a first step that could ...

  6. News - China - JUSTICE

    Dumplings, workouts: Jailed ex-police chief Wang Lijun's 'comfortable' prison life

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by CHOI CHI-YUK

    ... Choi Chi-yuk chiyuk.choi@scmp.com Wang Lijun is comfortable, says his family, with workouts to keep fit and a TV for entertainment Former police chief settles into prison life Wang Lijun, ... on some weight compared with when he stood trial in September," the source quoted a family member who had visited Wang as saying. He stays in a good mental state and has put on some weight ...

  7. News - China - JUSTICE

    Beijing police recommend trial for Xu Zhiyong, activist for wealth disclosure

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:27am by NYT

    ... apartment. Several other supporters of the citizens' movement and parallel rights campaigns have been arrested, including a wealthy investor, Wang Gongquan, and a veteran dissident, Yang ...

  8. News - China - JUSTICE

    Lawyers criticise top Hebei court for rejecting condemned man's rape and murder confession

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... ago. The Hebei Higher People's Court yesterday rejected an appeal by Wang Shujin based on his confession to the rape and murder of a woman, whose body was found in a cornfield in Shijiazhuang in 1994. Nie Shubin , another Hebei man, was convicted of the murder and executed a year later, at age 20. Wang was sentenced to die in 2007 for raping and murdering three other women, ...

  9. News - China - JUSTICE

    Heavily Muslim Xinjiang focus of most state security arrests

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:40am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... surrounding them. Among the cases was that of the former head of the Chongqing police, Wang Lijun, who was jailed for 15 years for abuse of power after he covered up a murder involving the wife of his ...

  10. News - China - JUSTICE

    Top judge vows transparency in court system

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 03:40am by Keith Zhai

    ... in less-developed areas. Wang Chen, the top judge of Wuhan, Hubei province, said the project was expensive and local courts may need more funding. Luo Dianlong, Guangxi's most senior judge, said some ...




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