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April 27, 2010

China rights lawyers fight disbarment threat

Filed under: Uncategorized — carryanne @ 10:08 pm
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Reuters: Both said they faced permanent disbarment over a court hearing in southwest China last year, when they defended a member of the banned Falun Gong sect and left the courtroom to protest what they said was judicial meddling.

They and their supporters said they were facing disbarment for taking up a politically sensitive case that riled officials. Falun Gong was banned in 1999 after its followers gathered in protest around the Chinese Communist Party’s headquarters.

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