Xu Zhiyong, a veteran legal activist, is charged with subverting state power. Photo: Handout
Xu Zhiyong, a veteran legal activist, is charged with subverting state power. Photo: Handout

Veteran Chinese human rights lawyers expected to face trial soon

  • The lawyer representing one of the accused, Xu Zhiyong, has been summoned to a pre-trial meeting on Friday to ‘ensure the hearing goes smoothly’
  • A source says Ding Jiaxi, who was arrested after attending a meeting with Xu and other lawyers, will also appear in court on charges of subverting state power

Xu Zhiyong, a veteran legal activist, is charged with subverting state power. Photo: Handout
Xu Zhiyong, a veteran legal activist, is charged with subverting state power. Photo: Handout
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