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Q&A: Chinese Lawyer Speaks Out on Arrests

Ge Yongxi is a 41-year-old lawyer with Guangdong An Guo Law Firm. Graduated from Anhui University, he has been practicing law and defending Christian pastors and anti-corruption activists for years. Ge went on a hunger strike late last year in protest of a Dongguan court judge, whom he accused of failing to inform him of court sessions, causing his cases to be dismissed. Ge ended up receiving a $4,800 fine after his accusations. Early last month, he was illegally detained along with his...

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