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Chinese Legal Assistant Moved Amid Fears of Abuse in Detention

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Detained legal assistant Zhou Wei is shown in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of New Citizens Movement

Following unconfirmed reports that she was sexually abused in detention, authorities in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin have transferred a legal assistant jailed during last year’s nationwide police operation targeting human rights lawyers to an unknown location, RFA has learned. Continue reading