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

Thu, 8 May 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.