Fourth Anniversary of the 709

Fourth Anniversary of the 709 | U.S. Embassy & Consulates in China

Fourth Anniversary of the 709

On this fourth anniversary of the Chinese government’s July 9, 2015 crackdown on defense lawyers and rights defenders, we remain deeply disturbed by China’s continued detention of its own citizens who worked with in China’s legal system to defend their fellow citizens’ rights and advance the rule-of-law. The “709 crackdown” began when the Chinese police … Continue reading Fourth Anniversary of the 709