Graft Inquiry in Namibia Finds Clues in China

The New York Times reports on the investigation in which implicates Hu Haifeng, the son of President Hu Jintao:

The charges against the three, including one Chinese national, have yet to be heard in court. There is no public evidence that President Hu’s 38-year-old son, Hu Haifeng, or other high officials of the company, Nuctech Company Limited, knew of the Namibian dealings.

But mere reports of the charges have already prompted Chinese government censors to block Internet surfers from searching for news about the younger Mr. Hu, Namibia or Nuctech, according to the California-based Internet site China Digital Times.

Separately, the office of Namibia’s prosecutor general, Martha Imalwa, said she had traveled to Beijing to request that Mr. Hu be interviewed in the case as a witness, but not as a suspect.

See also CDT’s post “Central Propaganda Department Censorship Order on the Case of Hu Haifeng, Son of Hu Jintao

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