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Crosswalk: China Refuses to Renew Licenses for Human Rights Lawyers

June 15, 2009

Excerpted from Crosswalk:

Authorities failed to renew licenses for at least 15 other lawyers who had defended civil rights cases, religious and ethnic minorities and political dissidents, according to watch group Human Rights in China (HRIC).

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