Posted by: becketfund | May 31, 2009

China: Human Rights Lawyers for Falun Gong Facing Delay in Registration

BEIJING – Human rights lawyers did not receive approval on their annual registration as required by the government on May 31, Reuters reported on May 31. Many of the lawyers facing effective disbarment have represented the banned Falun Gong spiritual sect.  Jiang Tianyong, a Beijing-based lawyer, said that to his knowledge all the lawyers who did not pass registration are “rights defense lawyers.”

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