fredag 15. januar 2016

China's pursuit of rights lawyers signals aggressive push against 'subversion'

That some of China’s most revered human rights lawyers have spent the last six months in secret detention – deprived of even the slightest contact with their families – was already shocking enough. But the news this week that those lawyers – who had dedicated their lives to helping the country’s voiceless and vulnerable – now face life behind bars has stunned relatives, supporters and the human rights community at large. Read more