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China Indicts Anti-corruption Activist

Chinese prosecutors have indicted a prominent activist who founded a group that works within the system to promote political change. The lawyer for Xu Zhiyong said Friday that prosecutors have formally charged his client with "disturbing public order," a common charge against rights activists who attempt any form of protest. Xu founded the New Citizens Movement, a loose network of activists which has held small street rallies to urge officials to disclose their assets and...

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