Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song
Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song

China's rights lawyers willing to pay for progress

A few brave souls risk beatings and detention as they seek fairness for their clients … and country

Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song
Lawyer Jiang Tianyong was placed on 15 days of administrative detention for "using cult activities to endanger society" on March 22, and was released on April 6 with reported signs of physical abuse. Photo: Simon Song
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