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Chinese Anti-Corruption Activists on Trial for 'Disturbing Public Order'

Two Chinese anti-corruption activists accused of "disturbing public order" went on trial Tuesday in Beijing amid heavy security. Ding Jiaxi and Li Wei are part of the New Citizens' Movement, a campaign encouraging Chinese officials to publicly disclose their assets. The Communist Party is in the midst of its own campaign to weed out corruption within its ranks, but views the grassroots movement as a threat. The group's founder, Xu Zhiyong, was sentenced in January to...

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