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China - During Bo Xilai trial, journalist arrested for reporting corruption

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the arrest of Liu Hu, a journalist with the Guangzhou-based daily Xin Kuai Bao (Modern Express), on 23 August on a charge of “spreading false rumours” on his Weibo account because he urged the authorities to investigate an official suspected of corruption. “The charge of spreading false rumours brought against Liu Hu is very disturbing,” Reporters Without Borders said. “It shows that, although the Bo Xilai trial is supposed to send a message that the party is (...)

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