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Prominent Rights Activist Faces Trial in China

A prominent Chinese rights activist and legal scholar who has waged a high-profile campaign against government corruption will go on trial Wednesday. Xu Zhiyong is the founder of a group that advocates for the rule of law in China and urges top officials to improve government transparency by publicly disclosing their assets. Xu Zhiyong and other members of the New Citizens Movement have been accused of inciting five separate protests in Beijing last year. Two focused on the education...

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