Case Against Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Sent To Prosecutors

From guardian.co.uk:

Chinese police have presented the case against one of the country’s most prominent to prosecutors, after detaining him for a year.

’s lawyer Shang Baojun said the investigators’ report alleged that the author incited the subversion of state power through articles he published on the internet and by helping to write , an appeal for democratic reforms and greater civil liberties.

His wife Liu Xia said she learned that police had finished their report last night – exactly one year after officers took her husband from their home. He was formally arrested six months later.

December 9, 2009 3:44 AM
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