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Liu Ping

China puts anti-corruption activist Liu Ping on trial: lawyers

Liu Ping, Wei Zhongping and Li Sihua. Photos: SCMP Pictures

Three Chinese anti-corruption activists who unfurled banners calling for government officials to declare their assets stood trial on Tuesday for “illegal assembly”, a lawyer said, despite an official campaign against graft.

Tuesday, 3 December, 2013, 5:31pm 3 comments

First New Citizen Movement activists to stand trial in China

Sympathizers campaigning for the activists' release. Screenshot via Sina Weibo

At least three members of the New Citizen Movement, a group of activists calling for the respect of human rights and government transparency in China, are expected to stand trial the southeastern province of Jiangxi province within two weeks.

16 Oct 2013 - 5:17pm 1 comment