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Six face charges over beating death at mine

Six people will face prosecution for the death of a reporter who was beaten by thugs at an illegal coalmine in Shanxi province , police said yesterday.

Wednesday, 21 March, 2007, 12:00am

Paper punishes 4 after reporter's death

Four officials of a Beijing newspaper have been punished following the death of an employee who was beaten by thugs hired by Shanxi coal mine owners.

9 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Hu orders inquiry into fatal beating of reporter at mine

President Hu Jintao has ordered a prompt investigation into the death of a Shanxi reporter who was beaten by thugs hired by the owner of an illegal coal mine.

The rare intervention by a state leader in a case of violence against a mainland journalist was echoed by other senior party officials, who called for proper handling of the investigation, the China News Service said.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Hu orders probe of reporter's beating to death at mine

President Hu Jintao has ordered a prompt investigation into the death of a Shanxi reporter who was beaten by thugs hired by the owner of an illegal coal mine.

25 Jan 2007 - 12:00am