China Human Rights

Chinese Police Arrest 44 Who Attempted to Sue Former Regime Leader

Two policeman leads police dogs guarding in front of the Great Hall of the People before the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Mar. 13, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Two policeman leads police dogs guarding in front of the Great Hall of the People before the closing ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference on Mar. 13, 2015 in Beijing, China. (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Chinese communist authorities have arrested several dozen Chinese who attempted to lodge legal complaints against the former Party leader Jiang Zemin, according to an overseas...




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