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Chinese Activist Faces Trial for Calling on Officials to Disclose Assets

A Shanghai-based legal scholar says a prominent Chinese activist will go on trial in the coming days after being arrested in April for involvement in a new civil rights movement. A statement published by scholar Zhang Xuezhong says pretrial hearings in the case against 49-year-old Liu Ping will be held in the eastern province of Jiangxi from Friday to Monday. Police arrested the woman and several other activists in the city of Xinyu in April for participating in a campaign called the New ...

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