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IBAHRI open letter calls on President Xi Jinping to end persecution of legal professionals in China

In an open letter to His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has called for the cessation of the persecution of human rights lawyers in China and for adherence to the international legal instruments that safeguard the independence of legal professionals.

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Date Published: March 5, 2018


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