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US Concerned by Harassment of Lawyers in China

A senior U.S. official said he “did not see any progress” on the worrying trend of harassment that Chinese human rights lawyers face, referring to mass detentions and crackdowns against rights defenders since July.   Speaking with VOA this week, Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, said he raised U.S. concerns in Beijing during the just concluded 7th U.S.-China Legal Experts Dialogue.   “I did not see any progress on this front...

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