TITLE

Shengzhi closed down after making human rights stand

AUTHOR(S)
Sawyer, Donna
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;11/21/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Chinese authorities have suspended the operations of Beijing, China-based law firm Shengzhi Law Office for a year after its director, Gao Zhisheng, issued an open letter to Chinese president Hu Jintao calling for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in the country. The official reason given for the suspension was the firm's failure to notify authorities about its change of address.
ACCESSION #
19047675

 

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