Lawyer Zhang Kai retracted his earlier criticisms of detained activists in a statement on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Lawyer Zhang Kai retracted his earlier criticisms of detained activists in a statement on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Rights lawyer says he was forced to smear fellow activists caught in China crackdown

Zhang Kai, a Christian, says he was pressured into making critical comments during a televised interview

Topic |   Human rights in China
Lawyer Zhang Kai retracted his earlier criticisms of detained activists in a statement on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Lawyer Zhang Kai retracted his earlier criticisms of detained activists in a statement on Tuesday. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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