China: “Free the lawyers” Global Campaign
August 27, 2015, 9:59 am
According to the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group:
As of 16:30 14 August 2015, at least 269 lawyers/ law firm staff/human right activists have been detained/ arrested/ incommunicado/ summoned/ restricted freedom temporarily.
Wang Yu was one of them and we had known her because she had been actively involved in defending the “Five Feminists” when they were charged in March with creating a disturbance as they planned a public awareness campaign against sexual harassment to coincide with International Women’s Day.
3 Steps to show support for lawyers in China: