Drawing the News: A Lawyer’s Visit in Prison

Drawing the News: A Lawyer’s Visit in Prison

Cartoonist Rebel Pepper comments on the recent police round-up of more than 100 lawyers and human rights activists, dozens of whom remain in police custody and have been targeted for condemnation by the official Chinese media.

A Lawyer’s Visit in Prison, by Rebel Pepper:

In the top panel of Rebel Pepper’s drawing, the typical situation for prisoners is shown: The prisoner asks a guard to see his lawyer, and the lawyer is brought in to discuss the case. The bottom panel depicts the situation in China, where the lawyer and his client are both detainees in the same prison.

Read more about the “Black Friday” crackdown on rights lawyers, via CDT. Read more by and about Rebel Pepper.


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