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China: Lawyer Xia Lin sentenced to 12 years in jail
Al Jazeera, September 22, 2016
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/09/china-lawyer-xia-lin-sentenced-12-years-jail-160922072441226.html

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Rule by Law or power? Lawyer’s conviction stirs online debate in China
Voice of America, September 23, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/a/lawyer-conviction-stirs-online-debate-in-china/3522177.html

HRIC Translation: “Lawyer Xia Lin: Such Is Our Country, and All We Can Do Now Is Fill Up Our Glasses”
Human Rights in China, September 23, 2016
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/hric-translation-lawyer-xia-lin-such-our-country-and-all-we-can-do-now-fill

Chinese law firms face punishment under amended rules if lawyers exert pressure on judicial authorities
South China Morning Post, September 25, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2022318/chinese-law-firms-face-punishment-under-amended-rules

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中国新律所管理办法被指针对维权人权律师 (China’s amended law firm regulations criticized as picking on rights lawyers)
Voice of America, September 25, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/a/china-human-rights-lawyers-20160925/3524050.html

For mocking a martyr, Chinese blogger runs afoul of Beijing court
The New York Times, September 24, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/24/world/asia/china-qiu-shaoyun-korean-war.html

Insider gives rare look into Chinese VIP prison
Sixth Tone, September 23, 2016
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/insider-gives-rare-look-chinese-luxury-prison

Case against two citizen journalists who compiled China protest blog transferred for prosecution
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/09/26/case-against-two-citizen-journalists-who-compiled-china-protest-blog-transferred-for-prosecution/

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