Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

中国加大打压,维权律师受害人数破三百 (China reinforces crackdown on rights defenders, number affected exceeds 300)
Voice of America, October 27, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/voaconnect-20151026-china-rights-lawyers/3023230.html

Related:
Authorities widen crackdown on lawyers to include their children
Human Rights in China, October 16, 2015
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/authorities-widen-crackdown-lawyers-include-their-children

As of 19:00 23 October 2015, at least 300 lawyers, law firm staff, human right activists and family members have been questioned, summoned, forbidden to leave the country, held under house arrest, residential surveillance, criminally detained, or arrested
China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group, October 23, 2015
http://chrlawyers.hk/en/content/1900-23-october-2015-least-300-lawyers-law-firm-staff-human-right-activists-and-family