China Human Rights

Petition in Northeast Chinese City Shows Broad Support for Legal Action Against Former Party Leader

Thumbprints and names of residents in the city of Lingyuan, northeast China, who support legal action against former Chinese regime leader Jiang Zemin. (Minghui; Sina Weibo)
Thumbprints and names of residents in the city of Lingyuan, northeast China, who support legal action against former Chinese regime leader Jiang Zemin. (Minghui; Sina Weibo)

About 12,000 people in Lingyuan, northeastern China’s Liaoning Province, have signed their names to an effort aimed at holding a former regime leader accountable for...

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  • (L) Over 3,000 residents from Jianli County in Hubei Province signed a joint criminal complaint against Former Chinese leader Jiang Zemin. To date, over 209,000 Chinese people have filed criminal complaints against Jiang. ( (R) Former Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang Zemin, who instigated the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China. (GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)

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