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China Revokes License of Noted Civil Rights Lawyer

A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer says his law license has been revoked, due to his conviction last year over a series of online postings critical of the Beijing government. Pu Zhiqiang was given a three-year suspended prison sentence last December when he was found guilty in a Beijing court of "inciting ethnic hatred" and "picking quarrels and provoking trouble."  His posts included criticism of Beijing's policies in Tibet and the remote northwestern...

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