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Open Letter Calls for Lawyer's Release

Categories: East Asia, China, Citizen Media, Human Rights, Law

More than 400 Chinese citizens signed an open letter on July 23, 2013, calling on Chinese authorities to release Xu Zhiyong, a prominent lawyer and rights campaigner who was detained on July 16 [1] after calling for the release of activists and campaigning against government abuses. CHINA MEDIA PROJECT has translated [2] the letter into English.