China parades journalist Gao Yu's confession for "leaking state secrets"

May 8, 2014

The outspoken mainland political analyst and journalist Gao Yu has been criminally detained in Beijing on charges of leaking state secrets abroad amid a series of detentions of intellectuals a month ahead of the 25th anniversary of the crackdown on the Tiananmen democracy movement. China's national broadcaster CCTV paraded her confession in a early morning news broadcast on Thursday, blurring out her face but identifying her by her full name. Read the full story here.