Martin Patience being prevented from reporting in Beijing
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BBC reporter 'harassed' at Chinese activist trial

22 January 2014 Last updated at 04:59 GMT

Xu Zhiyong, a prominent human rights lawyer who campaigned against corruption, has gone on trial in China. Mr Xu is charged with "gathering crowds to disrupt public order".

Martin Patience reports from close to the courthouse in Beijing - until he is moved on by a group of men.