Chinese activists blocked from leaving homes on Human Rights Day

//Chinese activists blocked from leaving homes on Human Rights Day

Chinese activists blocked from leaving homes on Human Rights Day

Chinese human rights lawyers and activists said they were blocked from leaving their homes this week ahead of events to mark Friday’s UN Human Rights Day.China has seen a dramatic crackdown on civil liberties and freedoms since President Xi Jinping took power in 2012, with hundreds of human rights lawyers and activists detained or placed under monitoring in recent years.Wang Quanzhang, a human rights lawyer detained for 4½ years as part of a sweeping crackdown on human rights defenders, said…

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