Archive for December 10th, 2009

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Liu Xiaobo: Police end “Investigation Phase”

After keeping him under arrest for a year without formal charges, police have now presented a case against Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波), after extending the investigations three times, reports the Taipei Times. Lawyer Shang Baojun (尚寶軍) said the report presented by investigators alleges Liu incited to subvert state power with several essays he posted online and by helping produce Charter 08, an appeal for more civil rights in China and an end to the Chinese Communist Party’s political dominance.

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