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Trial after open letter to Xi

More than two years after his arrest, the trial of Chinese civil rights activist Xu Zhiyong has begun in the province of Shandong. The lawyer is accused of undermining state power. On Wednesday, the defendant pleaded ‘not guilty,’ according to media reports. The trial is not open to the public. Xu’s lawyer is not allowed to represent his client’s interests in court.

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