HK legal heavyweights urge China to ‘uphold rule of law’ as justice dept refuses to sign petition

Several of Hong Kong’s top lawyers have launched a global petition in protest of China’s unprecedented crackdown on human rights lawyers and activists. The petition, signed by 46 legal heavyweights from the Hong Kong Bar Association and chief executive election committee, denounces China’s “intimidating harassment” of more than 200 individuals in a nationwide crackdown that began on July 10. The crackdown signals […]