China state secrets trial of NYT researcher postponed Joshua Pantesco at 12:59 PM ET
[JURIST] The Chinese government has postponed the trial against former New York Times researcher Zhao Yan [HRIC profile, PDF], which was scheduled to begin Thursday, Zhao's lawyer said Wednesday. Zhao was indicted for "providing state secrets to foreigners" following a 2004 New York Timesreport [text] that revealed the resignation of Jiang Zemin as head of the military before it was formally announced.
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