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China Strips Top Human Rights Lawyer of License to Practice


A copy of the decision from the Beijing municipal bureau of justice ordering the cancellation of Pu Zhiqiang’s lawyer’s license, April 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of a lawyer

Authorities in the Chinese capital have stripped prominent rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang of his license to practice following his conviction over a series of tweets on social media, his lawyer said on Thursday. Continue reading