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China Lawyer Crackdown Enters 4th Year

Monday marks three years since China began a sweeping crackdown on human rights lawyers, Wang Quanzhang is still being held incommunicado and forbidden to meet his family or lawyers.   With Wang being the last one awaiting trial, the crackdown, which has seen more than 320 rights activists arrested or harassed, continues to raise concerns about the mistreatment of detainees in custody.   Wang’s wife, Li Wenzu, says she has born witness first-hand to the Chinese government’s...

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