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Three Chinese Activists Jailed After Calling on Officials to Reveal Wealth


Members of the New Citizens Movement hold banners in public, urging officials to disclose their assets as a check against corruption, in Beijing on a file photo. Continue reading

Long Prison Sentences for Three New Citizen Activists

New Citizens’ Movement activists Liu Ping and Wei Zhongping were each sentenced to six and a half years in prison on Thursday, while a third, Li Sihua, received a sentence of three years. Continue reading

China jails ‘New Citizens’ Movement’ activists

19 June 2014 Last updated at 00:04 ET

The activists with their banner

New Citizens’ Movement calls for more openness from the government

Three Chinese anti-corruption activists have been given lengthy jail terms for urging officials to disclose wealth.

Wei Zhongping and Liu Ping, associated with the New Citizens’ Movement, were given six-and-a-half years in jail. A third activist, Li Sihua, received a shorter sentence. Continue reading