Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV
Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV

Chinese law firms face punishment under amended rules if lawyers exert pressure on judicial authorities

New regulations seen as further move to silence lawyers

Topic |   Human rights in China
Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV
Lawyer Zhou Shifeng faces subversion charges in a court in Tianjin in August. Photo: CCTV
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