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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Lawyers’ Licenses Withheld

Chinese lawyer Tang Jitian (R) and his colleague Liu Wei look through legal documents in Beijing on April 29, 2010. Tang and Liu were disbarred earlier in 2010.

Chinese authorities use the annual license inspection to intimidate lawyers.

Radio Free Asia - Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group. Chang Boyang, a rights lawyer from Henan, told RFA that he passed this year’s review and was allowed to keep his license, but only after judicial administrative authorities stamped the words “failed” on his license. ...Read More

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