The Chinese president called on the profession to “strive to be good lawyers satisfied by the party and the people”. Photo: AFP
The Chinese president called on the profession to “strive to be good lawyers satisfied by the party and the people”. Photo: AFP
Law

Xi Jinping wants lawyers in China to ‘follow and embrace’ the Communist Party’s leadership

  • President also says ‘political guidance’ should be strengthened, during speech at a Politburo study session
  • Observers say the remarks suggest there could be a further tightening of control over the legal profession

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The Chinese president called on the profession to “strive to be good lawyers satisfied by the party and the people”. Photo: AFP
The Chinese president called on the profession to “strive to be good lawyers satisfied by the party and the people”. Photo: AFP
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