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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12259

22 May 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 23 / 35
NEWS BRIEFS / China
EU calls for immediate release of Chinese lawyer Yu Wensheng
21/05/2019 (Agence Europe)

21/05/2019 (Agence Europe)On Tuesday 21 May, a spokesperson for the EEAS urged the Chinese authorities to immediately release the “prominent Chinese human rights lawyer, Yu Wensheng, who defends human rights and the rule of law”, who was tried in camera on 9 May. “The defendant's rights under China's Criminal Procedure Law and international law obligations to a fair trial, without undue delay, and to proper defence and access to a lawyer of his own choice, have not been...

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