Pictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: APPictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
Pictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP

China’s courts continue to silence critics of party policies

Jerome A. Cohen says by giving human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang a seemingly mild suspended sentence, China shows it’s mindful of its own image, but it isn’t softening its stance against dissent

Pictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: APPictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
Pictures of human Chinese human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang were displayed during a demonstration outside the Chinese liaison office in Hong Kong. Photo: AP
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