All websites: the Tianjin No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court will deliver its sentence on the Wang Quanzhang case. Without unified prior arrangement, do not gather news or report, do not comment or reprint. (January 25, 2019) [Chinese]
On December 26, rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang stood trial for subversion in Tianjin after being held in detention for nearly three and a half years without access to legal representation or family. The trial was closed to press and diplomats, and even Wang’s wife was barred from attending. Wang, one of over 100 rights lawyers and activists detained in the 2015 “Black Friday” crackdown, was the last to be held without trial.
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