China Accuses Swedish Legal Advocate of Risking Security

January 20, 2016 9:03 AM

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China accused the Swedish co-founder of a legal advocacy group in Beijing of running an illegal organization whose activities jeopardized national security, state media said.

Peter Jesper Dahlin, who was detained Jan. 3, was shown on state television Tuesday admitting to illegal activities that hurt the Chinese government. He said he wrote reports without the "real or full facts," the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing a statement from the Chinese police and nation...

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