Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Yu, seen here in a file photo, was one of about 300 rights lawyers arrested during the “709 crackdown” in 2015. Photo: Reuters

Isolated, tortured and mentally scarred ... the plight of China’s persecuted human rights lawyers

Many of those arrested are still being subjected to abuse and torture, campaigners say on second anniversary of 2015 purge

Topic |   Human rights in China

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Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Yu, seen here in a file photo, was one of about 300 rights lawyers arrested during the “709 crackdown” in 2015. Photo: Reuters
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