Why Gao Qinrong Could Not Get Vindicated Over Eight Years – Xu Ying

From yWeekend, translated by ESWN:

Later December last year, Gao Qinrong forwarded his appeal materials to the National People’s Congress. He said that the materials will be forwarded to the Supreme Court and his appeal will have bright prospects. Gao Qinrong was involved in the report on the Shanxi Fake Irrigation Project and was named a hero reporter for exposing fakery. Later, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison (12 years time served) for “pimping, embezzlement and fraud.” After deducting time for good behavior he actually served eight years.

On December 20, yWeekend published the experience of Gao Qinrong in prison. After getting out of prison, Gao Qinrong continued his quest for vindication. Gao said that the three charges against him “pimping, embezzlement and fraud” were fabricated.[Full Text]

January 6, 2007 7:10 PM
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