Date
25 April 2018

Bo Xilai’s appeal accepted, Jinan court says

An appeal by former Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai {薄熙來} against his conviction for bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power has been accepted, the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court of Shandong said in a statement on its microblog Wednesday. Bo was convicted and sentenced to life in prison in a trial in August. Bo vigorously denied all the charges against him.

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