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Detained Chinese Lawyers Plead Guilty to Disorder Charges

Chinese human rights lawyers arrested during a recent crackdown have pleaded guilty to a range of offenses including inciting disorder, the country's main Communist Party newspaper reported on Sunday. Nine lawyers and four other staff members at the Fengrui legal firm have been charged with disrupting trial proceedings and violating court rules. Zhou Shifeng, the director of the firm, has pleaded guilty, the People's Daily reported. Nearly 200 lawyers and activists have been...

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