Human Rights Lawyers in China

Inaugural China Human Rights Lawyers ─ The second anniversary of 709 Crackdown

A ‘standing in silence’ action was held today for the Inaugural China Human Rights Lawyer’s Day, as for the second anniversary of the 709 Crackdown.

In regard to the China Human Rights Lawyers’ Day, inaugurated by human rights organizations from Hong Kong, Taiwan, Europe and the U.S., the Hong Kong-based China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group (CHRLCG) convened the standing-in-silence action to protest against the Chinese government’s persecution and to demonstrate citizens’ solidarity with the rights lawyers.

2017 Day of Endangered Lawyers

“The Day of Endangered Lawyers” dedicated to the lawyers in China in 2017

Show your care to the detainees of 709 crackdown

<Show your care to the detainees of 709 crackdown>

Tianjin No. 1 Detention Centre
Address: 中國天津市西青區中北鎮大卞莊郵政編碼:300112
Zhou Shifeng, Wang Yu, Li Shuyun, Zhao Wei, Li Heping, Gao Yue, Hu Shigen, Liu Yongping

Tianjin No.2 Detention Centre
Address: same as above
Wang Quanzhang, Liu Sixin, Li Chunfu, Xie Yanyi, Bao Longjun, Gou Hongguo, Lin Bin

Changsha No. 2 Detention Centre
Address: 中國長沙縣泉塘遠大二路1736號郵編410131
Xie Yang

"Free the Lawyers! Stop Political Prosecution!" Photo Campaign

3 Steps to show support for lawyers in China:
1. Print the poster/ write "Free the lawyers" on blank paper, take a pic
2. Paste this instruction + Hashtag ‪#‎freethelawyers‬
3. Tag 3 friends and share

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Free the Lawyers Postcard Campaign

Postcard Campaign jointly organized by the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group (CHRLCG), the Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China (the Alliance), the Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese, and the Student Union of the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

China Lawyers Statement Concerning Lawyer Wang Yu’ Disappearance

China Lawyers Statement Concerning Lawyer Wang Yu’ Disappearance

(101 cosignatory as of 10 July 2015 11 a.m.)


On 9th July 2015, lawyer Wang Yu sent a message on Weixin from her home in Beijing at around 00:10a.m.. The message was as follows: “After sending my husband and my son to the airport, the power at my home was cut. Internet connection was also lost. I heard somebody trying to pry the door open and talking in low voices outside my home. I tried to call my husband and my son but failed to reach them.” After 04:00a.m., contact with Wang was lost.


大陸執業律師被打壓: 最新數據

The most important Chinese holiday, is naturally Lunar New Year. While you are preparing for your festive dinner, please do not forget the human rights lawyers in Mainland China. Some human rights lawyers taking up "sensitive" cases or participate in June 4th commemoration faced criminal charges or sentencing or were disbarred. 13 human rights lawyers have been criminal charged in 2014 alone, namely Pu Zhiqiang, Chang Boyang, Ji Laisong, Liu Shihui, Wang Quanping, Xu Zhiyong, Ding Jiaxi, Tang Jingling, Yu Wensheng, Qu Zhenhong, Xia Lin, Guo Feixiong, Cai Ying.