BBC and Xinhua report that seven people have been tried for the murder of Lan Chengzhang, who was killed at an illegal coal mine in Datong while employed by a local newspaper. From the BBC:
The trial, which began on Sunday, is taking place at the Intermediate People’s Court in Linfen, Shanxi.
Six man are charged with “intentionally causing physical hurt to others”, while a seventh is accused of harbouring the suspects, state-run Xinhua news agency said. [Full text]
– Read the Xinhua report here.