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China Imposes Travel Ban on Lawyer for Defending Colleague

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has blocked Chen Jiangang, a human rights lawyer, from leaving the country. His crime — defending his colleague, Xei Yang, who was detained by authorities in a crackdown in 2015. Chen was supposed to visit America to accept the Humphrey Fellowship funded by the U.S. State Department. Banning lawyer’s travel ...

Max Lu

A Chinese airport.