China crackdown on rights lawyers ‘shocking’: UN expert

A UN rights expert on Wednesday slammed a years-long crackdown on rights defenders and lawyers in China, highlighting the case of one attorney who disappeared after revealing he was tortured in detention. Mary Lawlor, the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, warned that a clampdown that began more than five years … Continue reading China crackdown on rights lawyers ‘shocking’: UN expert