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China: Release Human Rights Lawyers

Expand Relatives of lawyers and activists detained in the July 2015 crackdown protest in front of the Supreme People’s Procuratorate in Beijing, China, July 7, 2017. © 2017 Reuters (New York) – The Chinese government should immediately release human rights lawyers who have been detained or imprisoned on baseless subversion charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should also end the practice of revoking or suspending licenses of lawyers and law firms on political grounds. In February 2018, authorities stripped human rights lawyer Sui Muqing of his license for allegedly violating…

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