Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout
Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout
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Revoking of lawyers’ licences creates a chilling effect

  • The move by mainland authorities against the most outspoken legal defenders of the 12 Hong Kong activists does nothing to encourage others to represent Hongkongers in politically sensitive cases or inspire confidence in the system

Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout
Ren Quanniu outside court in Shenzhen Photo: Handout
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