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3Novices:China’s human rights lawyers continue to fight for victims of the ‘709 crackdown’

Exactly two years ago, in the dead of night, the quiet of Wang Yu’s Beijing home was shattered by the roar of an electric drill boring into her door.
Moments earlier, the internet connection to the apartment had been cut and the lights had gone out, plunging the prominent human rights lawyer – who was home alone after dropping off her husband and son at the airport earlier in the day – into an unsettling darkness.
Human rights lawyer swept up in ‘709 crackdown’ to…
July 09, 2017 at 09:01AM http://ift.tt/2sSMxkR
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