Petitioners kneel before a car, blocking its way, as they beg to display their letters near a government office supposed to receive complaints in Beijing. Chinese take their grievances to the leadership as a last resort. Photo: AP

Elderly woman exonerated after being jailed for petitioning over land dispute in China

Guangdong court overturns extortion conviction against Zeng Xiuzhen, 72

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Petitioners kneel before a car, blocking its way, as they beg to display their letters near a government office supposed to receive complaints in Beijing. Chinese take their grievances to the leadership as a last resort. Photo: AP
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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.