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China - Citizen journalist on trial over self-published books about environment

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the trial of Liu Futang, an ailing 64-year-old citizen-journalist specializing in the environment, which began today in Haikou, on the southern island of Hainan. Detained for the past three months, Liu is being tried on criminal charges of "illegal expression" (因言获罪) and "running an illegal business" in connection with his self-published books about environmental disasters caused by Chinese businesses operating on the island. "This citizen journalist is (...)

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