WASHINGTON — Bo Xilai, the ousted and disgraced Chinese Communist leader, is going to appeal his life sentence in prison. Reuters reported that Xilai “has already appealed” his sentence, which will take up to two months in the Chinese court system. He said during his trial that he was framed for corruption charges and funneling […]
WASHINGTON — A new trial puts political and class tensions on the line as the son of a top Chinese military general is on trial for involvement in a gang rape. Reuters reported that this trial comes on the heels of a prominent corruption and bribery trial of Bo Xilai, a former rising star in […]
WASHINGTON — The long-awaited trial of a disgraced Chinese communist party official started with fireworks, in what is to be the most notorious corruption trial of a party official in recent years. Reuters reports that Bo Xilai, who was on track to become one of the top leaders in China, proclaimed his innocence and that […]
WASHINGTON — Looks like the former power brokers in the Chinese government may be several millions of dollars lighter, if a lawsuit gets its way in court. Reuters reported that the family of murdered British citizen Neil Heywood is suing the Chinese, specifically Heywood’s killer Gu Kailai, for $8.2 million. Gu is the wife of […]
9/23/2013 - Ousted China leader Bo Xilai to appeal Life Sentence
8/29/2013 - Son of Top Chinese General on Trial for Rape; Angers Chinese Citizens
8/25/2013 - Disgraced Chinese Politician: I was Framed!
8/15/2013 - British family suing China for $8.2 Million for Death of Father