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Open Letter to Xi: China's Entire Legal System 'Defective'

A group of Hong Kong-based human rights defense lawyers issued an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday, calling for the release of colleagues detained by government officials more than a year ago. Known as the "709 Crackdown" of July 9, 2015, Beijing's massive roundup of human rights lawyers and activists resulted in hundreds of arrests, dozens of detentions and, according to a group of Western legal professionals who published related concerns in London's...

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