Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong
Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong

12 months after crackdown, Chinese rights lawyers call for release of detained colleagues

Campaign of intimidation failed to wipe out civil society, attorneys’ group says, but they admit unceasing pressure by authorities has left some colleagues too afraid to take on rights cases

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Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong
Members of the Hong Kong public are asked to send their blessings to dissidents held on the mainland, including Wang Yu, in this file photo from January. Photo: Felix Wong
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