onsdag 26. desember 2018

‘This is fascist rule, it’s absurd’: Activists detained as trial of China rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang begins

Two rights activists were taken away Wednesday after protesting outside the tightly-guarded courthouse where the trial of a prominent human rights lawyer is set to begin, witnesses saw. Wang Quanzhang, 42, who defended political activists and victims of land seizures, disappeared in a 2015 sweep aimed at courtroom critics of Communist authorities known as the “709” crackdown.