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Open Calls by Chinese Lawyers Signal Renewed Government Crackdown (Chinese translation)
中国律师一系列公开呼吁显示政府新一轮打压
Date: July 22, 2013

Lawyers Urge Chinese Authorities to Ensure The Safety of Chen Guangcheng and his Family
Lawyers Urge Chinese Authorities to Ensure The Safety of Chen Guangcheng and his Family
Date: April 27, 2012

Lawyers Condemn the Sentencing of Ni Yulan and Dong Jiqin
Lawyers Condemn the Sentencing of Ni Yulan and Dong Jiqin
Date: April 10, 2012

Lawyers Call Upon Chinese Authorities To Provide Full Accounting of Gao Zhisheng Case
jchia@law.fordham.edu
Press release calling for Full Accounting of Gao Zhisheng case
Date: November 22, 2011

Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China: Anatomy of a Crackdown
Graphic 1: Anatomy of a Crackdown
Date: November 08, 2011

Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China: Adversity, Repression, and Resilience
Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China (Executive Summary with graphics)
Date: November 08, 2011

Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China: Lawyers Tweeting the 2011 Crackdown
Graphic 2: Lawyers Tweeting the 2011 Crackdown
Date: November 08, 2011

Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China: Adversity, Repression and Resilience
Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China (Full Report)
Date: November 08, 2011

Legal Advocacy and the 2011 Crackdown in China: Fragmenting Community Through Relocations
Graphic 3: Fragmenting Community Through Relocations
Date: November 08, 2011

Silence of The Dissidents
Date: July 04, 2011
Lawyers Urge Solidarity With Chinese Colleagues
2011.06.04 Press Release urging solidarity with Chinese lawyers
Date: June 04, 2011

Lawyers Urge Solidarity With Chinese Colleagues
Author: jchia@law.fordham.edu Date: June 04, 2011
The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls For a Halt to Recent Physical Attacks on Lawyers by Court Officers
Joy Chia, 212-636-7271
02.07.2011 Letter to Minister Wu and Press release on Recent Physical Attacks on Lawyers
Date: February 07, 2011

The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls for a Halt to Recent Crackdown on Lawyers
12.09.2010 Letter to Ministry of Justice on Crackdown on Lawyers
Date: December 09, 2010

Chronology of Recent Crackdown on Lawyers
Chronology of Recent Crackdown on Lawyers
Date: December 09, 2010

Jerry Cohen on Chen Guangcheng
Date: November 18, 2010
Empty Chairs in Oslo Speak Volumes
Date: November 11, 2010
China Bars Two Rights Advocates From Travel
Date: November 08, 2010 New York Times
China: US Should Adopt Principled China Policy
Date: October 21, 2010 Press Release
Liu Xiaobo Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Date: October 08, 2010 New York Times
Prisoner in his own home
Date: June 10, 2010
The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls for Information on Gao Zhisheng
05.06.2010 Letter to Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China
Date: May 06, 2010

The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls on U.S. Secretary of State to Intervene on Gao Zhisheng's Behalf
and 05.06.2010 Letter to the Hon. Hilary Rodham Clinton
Date: May 06, 2010

The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Protests Unreasonable Revocation of Two Beijing Lawyers' Licenses to Practice
Letter to Yu Hongyuan, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Justice and 4.21.2010 Letter to Minister Wu Aiying, Ministry of Justice
Date: April 21, 2010

The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls for the Renewal of Beijing Lawyers' Licenses
2.17.2010 Letter to Minister of Justice of the People's Republic of China
Date: February 18, 2010

Obama, Human Rights and China
Date: November 12, 2009
The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Calls for Investigation of Xu Zhiyong's Detention
Letter to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao
Date: August 21, 2009

Highlights from the case of Liu Xiaobo: The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers requested an immediate investigation and urged Premier Wen to ensure that Dr. Liu receive full and effective access to counsel, in compliance with China's obligations under both Chinese and international law.
Letter for Premier to The State Council General Office
Date: July 02, 2009

Letter to Chinese Ministry of Justice drawing attention to the nonrenewal of the annual registration for a number of Chinese human rights lawyers.
Letter License Issue to Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China
Date: May 29, 2009

A Missing Chinese Lawyer
Author: Martin Flaherty Date: April 28, 2009 The New York Times
The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers called on the Chinese Ministry of Justice and U.S. Secretary of State to investigate the disappearance of Chinese lawyer.
Gao Zhisheng
Letter to Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China and Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton
Date: March 30, 2009

The Committee to Support Chinese Lawyers Called on the Chinese Ministry of Justice and the U.S. Secretary of State to investigate the disappearance of Chinese lawyer
Letter to Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China and Letter to The Honorable Hilary Rodham Clinton
Date: March 30, 2009

Beijing Must Reveal Fate of Human Rights Lawyer
Author: Jerome A. Cohen Date: March 19, 2009 South China Morning Post




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