torsdag 11. mai 2017

Video: Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang ‘confesses’ in exclusive ‘interview’ [English subtitles]

Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang has “confessed” to working with foreign media outlets to sensationalise cases. He denied previous claims that he was tortured in an “exclusive interview” with a Hunan TV station. Xie, who had worked on numerous cases considered politically sensitive by China’s ruling Communist Party, was among hundreds of legal staff and activists detained during a widespread crackdown in 2015. The Changsha Intermediate People’s Court said Xie was being charged with “inciting subversion of state power and disrupting court order.” Read more