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Wang Quanzhang

Wang Quanzhang

HRD, Lawyer
The Guardian Article
2016

China should be proud of Wang Quanzhang - instead it persecutes him

Gaining the right to actually mount a defence, as a defence lawyer, before and during the trial, was a process filled with difficulties. Finally, at the end of the court session, presiding judge directed the bailiffs to drag me from the courtroom and beat me savagely

Wang Quanzhang is a human rights lawyer and an employee at Fengrui Law Firm in Beijing. He has a history of taking on sensitive cases including defending Falun Gong practitioners, investigative journalists and democracy advocates. He has been harassed, intimidated and beaten as a result of his work.