Calls to dismiss case of former University of Tennessee professor Hu Anming grow louder

Civil rights organisations and academics sent letters in recent weeks to a US federal court, urging the judge to acquit former University of Tennessee professor Hu Anming without retrying the case.On Friday, advocacy group APA Justice Task Force sent a letter to Judge Thomas Varlan of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, who presides over the case, to express “outrage to the Department of Justice’s intent to retry” this case. The letter asked the case to be…