Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout
Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout

‘Depressed and unemployed’: China’s rights lawyers battle disbarment

  • At least a dozen legal representatives have had their licences cancelled or revoked since last year
  • ‘Disbarment serves as an effective tactic by the Chinese government to further diminish the space for human rights advocacy’, researcher says

Topic |   Human rights in China
Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout
Human rights lawyer Liu Zhengqing says he has been unable to earn a wage since being barred from practising in January. Photo: Handout
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