Lei Yang’s wife speaks to the media in an undated photo. He was taken into custody by officers on May 7 and died less than an hour later. Photo: Handout

No charges for five policemen over death of Beijing man while in custody

Plain-clothes officers choked environmental scientist Lei Yang before he died, but their offences were minor, district prosecutors find

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Lei Yang’s wife speaks to the media in an undated photo. He was taken into custody by officers on May 7 and died less than an hour later. Photo: Handout
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

Jun Mai is an award-winning journalist covering China's political and social news. He writes about China's elite politics, general policies and social activism. He is currently based in Beijing.