Rights campaigners reject reported ‘admission of guilt’ by lawyer accused of trying to topple China’s one-party state

Human rights activists have denounced the trial of a leading Chinese civil rights lawyer, who authorities claim tried to topple China’s one-party state, as a sham.

Jiang Tianyong, 46, was put on trial in the central city of Changsha on Tuesday morning, having vanished into the custody of security services last November during a crackdown on lawyers described as China’s “war on law”.

Continue reading…

Facebook Comments