Chinese activist, critic of Communist Party Zhang Baocheng arrested for ‘promoting terrorism’

A Chinese anti-corruption activist who urged officials to disclose their wealth has been arrested for allegedly “promoting terrorism”, as Beijing clamps down on critics of the ruling Communist Party.Zhang Baocheng, 60, was a member of the now-defunct New Citizens Movement, which campaigned for democracy and government transparency.It is unusual in China for members of civil society or human rights activists to be accused of terrorism, and his wife, Liu Juefan, said she feared it suggested Zhang…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/3018036/chinese-activist-critic-communist-party-zhang-baocheng-arrested

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