China Human Rights

From Respected Judge to State Enemy in China

(Illustration by Jens Almroth/Epoch Times; Photo by Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times; background photos by Getty Images)
(Illustration by Jens Almroth/Epoch Times; Photo by Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times; background photos by Getty Images)

On Dec. 31, 2011, Zhong Jinhua, a former Chinese judge and successful attorney, suddenly became an enemy of the state. “If the ban on political...

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  • (L-R) Zhang Kai, a Chinese human rights lawyer, before his disappeared after for providing legal aid to churches whose crosses were forcibly removed from their buildings in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province, and during his televised forced confession on Feb. 25, 2016. (Courtesy of China Change and a screen shot from Wenzhou Net)

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