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Anti-corruption activists trial starts in China

28 October 2013 Last updated at 09:15 GMT

China has put three anti-corruption campaigners on trial, in what is being seen as part of a crackdown on activists under President Xi Jinping.

The trial of Liu Ping, Wei Zhongping and Li Sihua, activists associated with the New Citizens' Movement, began in Xinyu, Jiangxi province, on Monday.

Damian Grammaticas reports.