Human rights lawyer Wang Yu was taken away by Chinese police while trying to enter the US embassy in Beijing. Photo: VOA

‘709’ human rights lawyer Wang Yu taken away by Chinese police while trying to enter US embassy in Beijing

  • Wang had refused to provide Chinese police with identification as she tried to enter the embassy for a Women’s History Month seminar
  • She was the first lawyer to be swept up in Beijing’s nationwide clampdown on lawyers and activists in 2015
Topic |   Human rights in China

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Human rights lawyer Wang Yu was taken away by Chinese police while trying to enter the US embassy in Beijing. Photo: VOA
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