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Chen Guangcheng’s Former Prison Evaporates

The village of Dongshigu, where Chen Guangcheng and his family were held under illegal house arrest, became infamous for its elaborate system of walls, guards, floodlights and cameras designed to keep Chen in and visitors out....

Legitimacy of a Legal Center (Updated)

Global Times reports on the closure of the women’s legal aid center at Beijing University: Guo heard the news over phone, not from the authorities. “Your legal aid organization has been scrapped by Peking University?...

China Daily: Legal Help Group Told to Pack Up(With Video)

Reporting on the shuttering of a Beijing-based legal assistance group, Gongmeng (Open Constitution Initiative), this China Daily article, written by Zhu Zhe and Cui Xiaohuo, shows clear sympathy to the case by highlighting...

Why Migrant Workers Praise the Law

The Shanghai Daily News reports that migrant workers have some hope to resolve their woes with free legal assistance in the northwestern city of Xi’an in Shaanxi Province. Running with a budget of less than 7,000 yuan...



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