The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP
The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP

Proposed amendment to Criminal Law just another way to restrict us, say Chinese lawyers

Restrictions on commenting about closed-door trials are covered by existing rules, and new ones could obstruct justice, lawyers say

The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP
The Intermediate People's Court in Jinan, Shandong. Lawyers say the changes will hamper justice. Photo: AFP
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