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EU demands China release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan |

EU demands China release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan |

The European Union on Tuesday demanded that China release citizen journalist Zhang Zhan and several other jailed reporters, lawyers and human rights champions. The EU statement was issued just ahead of Brussels signing a major investment pact with Beijing, despite concerns about China’s labour and civil rights record. Zhang was jailed on Monday for four years over allegations of “picking quarrels and...

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