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Prominent Chinese activist faces trial in clampdown
BEIJING - A respected Chinese activist who organised protests against censorship was set to face trial Friday cheap canada goose down products outlet . the latest step in a crackdown on dissent that has alarmed rights groups.

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In a message posted online late Thursday canada goose down products outlet . Guo blasted China's "dictatorship" and vowed to stay silent during the hearing if the court upholds its refusal to provide the defence with copies of prosecution evidence including videos and photos.

The two activists' lawyers have threatened to boycott the trial on the same grounds. which could throw the proceedings into disarray and force an adjournment.

"I express my strongest protest and condemnation of... this flagrant violation of the rule of law canada goose down products outlet buy . " Guo wrote in a message posted on the website of the New Citizens Movement. a loose-knit activist network in which he is a key member canada goose jassen den haag store .

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Guo. a well-known legal consultant based in the southern metropolis of Guangzhou. has faced police harassment and numerous beatings as a result of his advocacy for the rights of ordinary citizens.

He is well known for helping residents of a southern Chinese village organise themselves in 2006 against a local Communist Party boss who they accused of illegally selling their land to enrich himself buy cheap canada goose united kingdom .

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