China Arrests Scholar on Charge of Running Illegal Business

January 7, 2015 10:15 AM

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A Chinese scholar who helped an activist escape house arrest has been arrested on the charge of operating an illegal business, nearly three months after he was taken into police custody, his lawyer said Wednesday.

Guo Yushan, founder of the nongovernmental think tank Transition Institute, was arrested on Saturday, said the lawyer, Li Jin.

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