Dozens of arrests coordinated with media campaign slandering human rights lawyers
Date: July 12, 2015
By: Matthew Robertson, Epoch Times
In a coordinated campaign over the last few days, Chinese Communist Party security forces
have taken into custody over 100 prominent lawyers who took on sensitive political cases, and the state-run media has sought to portray them as sinister opportunists.
The power at my home was cut. Internet connection was also lost. I heard somebody trying to pry the door open and talking in low voices outside my home
The security mobilization is the most concerted and far-reaching that the Party’s security agencies have taken against these lawyers, commonly knows as rights defense lawyers, for their efforts to force the regime to fulfill the promises laid out in its constitution. No official announcement has been made about the campaign. [FULL STORY]