Zhao Faqi’s appeal was dismissed by the Beijing Higher People’s Court on Monday. Photo: CCTV
Zhao Faqi’s appeal was dismissed by the Beijing Higher People’s Court on Monday. Photo: CCTV

‘We will not give up’: wife of jailed Chinese coal magnate vows to push for new trial after he loses appeal

  • Zhao Faqi’s 7½-year sentence for bribery and theft of state secrets was upheld in verdict that lasted just a few minutes, according to his wife Cathy Li
  • Former assistant judge Wang Linqing also lost his appeal against a 14-year jail term and fine for taking bribes and illegally obtaining state secrets

Zhao Faqi’s appeal was dismissed by the Beijing Higher People’s Court on Monday. Photo: CCTV
Zhao Faqi’s appeal was dismissed by the Beijing Higher People’s Court on Monday. Photo: CCTV
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