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China - Detained investigative journalist formally charged with defamation

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Despite its oft-repeated promises to combat corruption, the government continues to persecute journalists who expose corruption by Communist Party bureaucrats and local officials. In the latest example, Liu Hu, a journalist with the Guangzhou-based daily Xin Kuai Bao (Modern Express) who was arrested on 24 August, was officially charged with defamation on 30 September, his lawyer, Zhou Ze, reported yesterday. “We condemn the way investigative reporters are being hounded, seen again in this (...)

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