Lawyer Charged After Trying to Defend June 4 Commemorators
Chang Boyang is a human rights lawyer who has worked extensively with disadvantaged and vulnerable communities to help defend their rights. He has represented migrant workers, children and people living with HIV/AIDS. In 2004, he set up a volunteer legal aid centre in Henan province and, in 2008, founded a volunteer lawyers' network to assist children who had been made ill from drinking tainted baby milk formula. Chang Boyang is Yirenping's legal representative and a board member of the parent Yirenping organisation.