Chinese 709 rights lawyer Xie Yang loses professional licence

//Chinese 709 rights lawyer Xie Yang loses professional licence

Chinese 709 rights lawyer Xie Yang loses professional licence

A Chinese lawyer convicted three years ago of inciting subversion said he would challenge a decision to revoke his professional licence.Xie Yang, one of the more than 200 human rights lawyers and activists rounded up by the authorities five years ago in the “709 crackdown”, was stripped of his licence to practise law by the Justice Department of the central province of Hunan.In a notice last week, the department said Xie lost his licence because he had tried on multiple occasions to “disrupt…

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