Protection of Lawyers | 10.12.2018

20 Professional Organisations of Lawyers Call for the Immediate Release of Chinese Lawyer Wang Quanzhang

UIA joined a joint petition, initiated by the Human Rights Commission of the Geneva Bar Association and addressed to the Chinese authorities on the day of the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, calling for the immediate release of Chinese lawyer Wang Quanzhang, who has been held in China for over three years, allegedly for ‘subversion of state power”.

Click here to see the full text of the letter. 

lick here to see the Geneva Bar Association Press Release.