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Thursday, August 23, 2012

Gu Kailai Trial in China Seen as Political Opera

Commentators of the Gu Kailai murder trial sentencing say the whole thing looked staged.

The Gu Kailai trial has been regarded as the most important show trial in China since the sentencing of the “Gang of Four”—a group tried as traitors, including Mao Zedong’s widow—at the end of the Cultural Revolution in 1981.

Analysts said the outcome of the Gu trial was predetermined, with the judges and others acting out a pre-written script.

More: The Epoch Times


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