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Beijing lawyer ‘forcefully taken away’ after his journalist client is released

A Chinese lawyer was “kidnapped” from a hotel in suburban Beijing hours after his journalist client, arrested for reporting Hong Kong’s Occupy Central movement, was released, according to the lawyer’s colleague. Zhou Shifeng, who represented former Die Zeit news assistant Zhang Miao, was abducted from a hotel in Songzhuang, according to colleague Liu Xiaoyuan from Beijing Ruifeng law […]