a classic, tragic victim of China's crackdown ucanews.com

June 13, 2014 11:51 AM

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For anyone who cares about human rights in China, the ongoing detention and mistreatment of outspoken lawyer Pu Zhiqiang is a fresh low for Xi Jinping and his Communist Party. It now looks likely to result in trumped up criminal charges that could see Pu locked up for many years.

He gained fame a few years back as the lawyer for nose-thumbing artist Ai Wei Wei during his own detention on tax evasion charges.

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