Appeal date of Chinese journalist convicted of ‘leaking state secrets’ delayed for another 3 months

Mainland journalist Gao Yu, who was earlier convicted of “illegally providing state secrets to overseas personnel”, has had her detention stay extended and her appeal delayed. The new hearing date will be in January 2016. The 71-year-old, whose health has been deteriorating, questioned whether the authorities wanted to “leave [her] to die in here”. Gao was found guilty at a Beijing’s […]