Aug 7, 2015

China accuses prominent rights lawyer of inciting subversion

Police in China have accused a prominent human rights lawyer of inciting subversion and creating a disturbance, her lawyer said on Friday, paving the way for possible formal charges. Citing the need to buttress national security and stability, President Xi Jinping’s administration has tightened ...

Aug 4, 2015

Graft probe targets volleyball chief

China’s sweeping drive against corruption is turning again to the country’s sports programs, with the head of the volleyball center the latest to be targeted. The State General Administration of Sports said Tuesday that Pan Zhichen has been placed under investigation for “serious violations ...

Aug 2, 2015

Chinese military paper warns a corrupt army does not win wars

The Chinese military’s official newspaper warned on Sunday that a corrupt army would not win wars, three days after the government announced a former senior officer would be prosecuted for graft. Serving and retired Chinese military officers as well as state media have questioned ...