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RFA Discussion - Guo Wengui a Chinese billionaire businessman turned political activist

China Admits to ‘Coercive Measures’ to Extract Confession from Associates of Dissident Billionaire

Chinese police held a press conference on Monday in which they claimed twin brothers Chen Zhiyu and Chen Zhiheng forged documents at the behest of dissident billionaire Guo Wengui and leaked them to the Washington Free Beacon, leading to the publication of two stories embarrassing to the Chinese government. Chinese authorities admitted to using “coercive measures against the Chen brothers,” as the state-run Xinhua news service puts it, to obtain elaborate forced confessions.

RFA Discussion - Guo Wengui a Chinese billionaire businessman turned political activist

China’s Flamboyant Renegade Billionaire Battles Beijing from New York Penthouse

The New York Times published a lengthy profile on renegade Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui on Wednesday that paints a very odd portrait of a man who might be either the Communist Party’s worst nightmare, a sharp businessman using global politics to make a few bucks, or an eccentric with an appetite for media attention. Actually, none of those possibilities is exclusive, so he might be all three.

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Chinese Billionaire Guo Wengui Plots Regime Change, Democracy in the Worlds Most Populated Country

Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui, who Xi Jinping called “the most human, most emotional person out of all the (Chinese) officials,” says he is planning a “change of the regime” in Beijing to bring democracy to China. From his luxury apartment in Manhattan Guo said he aims for “rule of law” to be established within three years in the world’s most populated country.

RFA Discussion - Guo Wengui a Chinese billionaire businessman turned political activist

Billionaire Guo Wengui Asks U.S. for Asylum After Accusing Top Chinese Officials of Corruption

Billionaire real estate mogul Guo Wengui is currently visiting the United States on a tourist visa, but he decided he would like to stay a little longer after top officials back in his homeland declared him an enemy of the Communist regime. Guo applied for asylum in the United States this week, while the Chinese government has filed notices with Interpol seeking his arrest on charges of corruption and rape.