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Lawyers’ Wives Petition Beijing Over Persecution Ahead of National Day


Wives of Chinese human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown wearing the names of their husbands after filing complaints at the Supreme People’s Procuratorate in Beijing, July 4, 2016.

The relatives of several prominent human rights lawyers detained since July 2015 are once more petitioning the Chinese government over the continuing persecution of their families ahead of National Day celebrations on Saturday. Continue reading

China: One year after court upholds life sentence, Uyghur PEN member Ilham Tohti must be released

ilham685Tohti, PEN International is renewing its call on the Chinese authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally. Continue reading