Hong Kong’s top lawyers urge release of Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang – detained for over 3 years

The Hong Kong Bar Association (HKBA) on Tuesday urged the release of Chinese rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who has been detained for over three years awaiting trial. Wang was detained in August 2015 amid the “709 crackdown” – a wide-reaching clampdown on Chinese lawyers and activists which began in July that year. Wang was charged with inciting […]