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  1. Justice denied

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... when prosecuting 'state secrets' cases. China's July 5 sentencing of naturalised American citizen Xue Feng to eight years' imprisonment for helping his American employer purchase a commercial database on Chinese oil resources is the latest example of how not to meet that challenge. Xue was convicted of 'gathering intelligence' and 'unlawfully sending ...

  2. Across state lines

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... it might use to assist one of its citizens, Xue Feng, whose ongoing prosecution in China has long frustrated American officials? A Chinese-American businessman with a University of Chicago PhD in geology, Xue has been detained for almost three years for helping his American employer purchase a commercial database on China's oil resources. After investigation and trial that violated ...

  3. Two cases highlight legal minefield of state secrets

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... imposed on American geologist Xue Feng leaves no excuse. It flags an uncharted legal minefield of vague state security laws. The differences in the two cases reveal a worrying trend. Hu admitted bribery, although his conviction for stealing secrets about China's iron-ore trade was tainted by lack of transparency. Xue was convicted of the more serious charge of trying to obtain ...

  4. 20 jailed for role in fire at CCTV building

    Posted May 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There was also a shareholder and a technician from the Hunan fireworks manufacturer. When the trial was heard in March, the sister-in-law of Xue Jiwei, owner of a logistics business, said Xue could not have committed a crime simply because he organised transport of the fireworks. She told local media that if Xue was guilty, so should the 'manufacturer of the lighter that lit ...

  5. Trial of suspected serial killer to begin

    Posted Dec 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... last month after another boy escaped. By yesterday, more than 70 reporters from 30 news agencies had registered with officials in Zhumadian to cover the trial. Xue Zhenyu, a reporter ... surprising,' said Xue. It came after five Pingyu officials- the heads of police, education, the cultural bureau and the headmasters of two secondary schools- were fired. The trial will open in Pingyu ...

  6. Couple jailed for cheating bank out of 420m yuan

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Xue Changchun, former general manager of a state-owned poverty-relief company in Guangzhou, was sentenced to death for misappropriating and embezzling 14 million yuan of public money. Losses ...

  7. Question time

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Jerome Cohen

    ... For example, the Chinese-American petroleum geologist, Xue Feng, has been jailed in harsh circumstances for over three years on charges that his American company's purchase of oilfield information violated the country's broad and vague 'state secrets' law. Xue, who has a University of Chicago PhD, was sentenced to eight years in prison, and his appeal drags on shamelessly ...

  8. Shadowy police detention gulag defies transparency calls

    Posted Apr 25th 2010, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... is my only son and I felt that my world was collapsing.' Just before 7am on April 7, an inmate found the body of a fellow prisoner named Xue in a basin in the yard of a detention centre in Gongan county, Jingzhou city, Hubei province. The basin, used for washing clothes, was just 46cm deep. Police said Xue had drowned and cremated his body the next day. Xue, 55, had been detained ...

  9. Mother & country

    Posted Dec 07th 2008, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Mother countryIn giving a voice to the generation who devoted their lives to building China, Xinran Xue hopes to find a parent, writes Alister McMillan Xinran Xue's five best-selling ... This is my dream.' Writer's notes Name: Xinran Xue Born: 1958 in Beijing Genres: fiction, non-fiction Lives: London, with husband Toby Eady, a literary agent, and her son from a previous ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Former Dalian Securities chairman sentenced to death Shi Xue, a former chairman of Dalian Securities, was sentenced to death with a two-year probation by the Hainan Higher People's Court for corruption and embezzlement, Xinhua reported. Shi, who was arrested in 2002, stole 264 million yuan (HK$300.6 million) during his tenure at the now-defunct Dalian Securities and Hainan ...




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