How to follow the Bo Xilai trial as it happens

Bo Xilai seen flanked by policeman in court on Thursday.
Bo Xilai seen flanked by policeman in court on Thursday.
Image: Weibo / Jinan Intermediate People's Court
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China’s highest-profile court case in 30 years, the Bo Xilai trial, isn’t lacking in coverage, despite authorities’ attempts to heavily manage it. Here’s a short list of sources for live news and analysis.

Live blog: The Jinan Intermediate Peoples’ Court, where Bo is standing trial, is providing official live updates, including photos, via its Sina Weibo page (link in Chinese, registration required). For non-Chinese speakers, the Wall Street Journal and South China Morning Post are offering English-language live-blogging.

Twitter list: Social media is going into overdrive as the trial gets underway. Here is a short list of tweeters Quartz is following.

Background: Reuters has a breakdown of the main players in the scandal, and the BBC and New York Times each have a timeline of events leading to his trial. The Wall Street Journal has an 18-minute video documentary.

With additional reporting by Jennifer Chiu.