(From left) Lawyer Shang Baojun, former Tsinghua law professor Xu Zhangrun and lawyer Mo Shaoping, pictured in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
(From left) Lawyer Shang Baojun, former Tsinghua law professor Xu Zhangrun and lawyer Mo Shaoping, pictured in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Handout

Chinese law professor hires legal team and human rights advocate to fight charge of soliciting prostitution

  • Lawyer for liberal scholar and essayist Xu Zhangrun says police have not handed over evidence or records
  • Letter from Tsinghua University says Xu was fired for soliciting prostitutes and publishing articles in violation of regulations

(From left) Lawyer Shang Baojun, former Tsinghua law professor Xu Zhangrun and lawyer Mo Shaoping, pictured in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
(From left) Lawyer Shang Baojun, former Tsinghua law professor Xu Zhangrun and lawyer Mo Shaoping, pictured in Beijing on Tuesday. Photo: Handout
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