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Vivienne Zeng:Where is legal sector’s conscience and courage, asks Beijing law professor after Pu trial

Peking University law professor He Weifang has spoken out against a Beijing court’s decision to sentence prominent human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang to a three-year suspended jailed term over social media posts.

In an op-ed titled “Where is the legal sector’s conscience and courage?” the Chinese legal heavyweight argues that the charges against Pu – inciting ethnic hatred and “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” – are baseless.

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pu zhiqiangPu Zhiqiang. Photo: rosechina.net.

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