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Video: China lawyer’s crackdown 3 years on – ‘If this country can’t even tolerate lawyers then it’s lacking a key feature’

Chinese human rights lawyer Wen Donghai became a defence lawyer for Wang Yu in July 2015. He became one of the first victims of widespread crackdown against activists, rights lawyers and their aides that year. Wen was not allowed to meet his client, despite lodging several complaints, and was later investigated by Chinese authorities for “disrupting court […]