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Police Scuffle With Protesters at Rights Lawyer's Beijing Trial

A small group of supporters of prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang rallied outside a Beijing courtroom Monday, despite intimidation from authorities who harassed journalists and pushed around protesters and foreign diplomats outside the trial. If found guilty in the highly controversial free speech trial that has drawn widespread criticism from rights groups and western powers, Pu could face up to eight years in prison. His crime: publishing several social media messages that were...

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