Shengzhi closed down after making human rights stand

Sawyer, Donna
November 2005
Lawyer;11/21/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p8
Trade Publication
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.


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