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China - TV crews manhandled outside courtroom during dissident's trial

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Human rights lawyer and cyber-dissident Xu Zhiyong is currently being tried by Beijing Intermediate Court No. 1 on a charge of “gathering a crowd to disturb public order.” With foreign reporters outside prevented from covering the trial, Xu has chosen silence as his method of defence. Xu is facing a possible five-year jail term in this trial, which received a great deal of police protection when it opened on 22 January. An impassioned campaigner against corruption, Xu was arrested last July (...)

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