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Overseas lawyers’ groups rebuke China rights crackdown

The minute called on Xi to recover all lawyers and others it pronounced were unlawfully detained, and safeguard that a detainees can collect a lawyers who paint them and are supposing medical diagnosis and visitation rights.

Saturday noted a initial anniversary of a crackdown in China on tellurian rights lawyers and activists in that some-more than 200 were incarcerated or questioned. Around dual dozen are still detained, including several who could face life seizure after being charged with subverting state power.

The open minute pronounced a lawyers’ groups sought to urge a conditions for Chinese lawyers and tellurian rights defenders.

“It is in this light that we wish to remind we of your continual pledges, Mr. President, to defend a order of law in China,” a minute said.

The minute was sealed by some-more than a dozen groups including a Hong Kong-based China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group, a Amsterdam Bar Association, a Australian bend of a International Association of People’s Lawyers and a International Commission of Jurists. It was posted on a Facebook page of a Hong Kong group.

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