(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
(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

Topic |   Human rights in China
(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
(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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