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Chinese Attorney Had License Revoked for Defending Falun Gong Practitioner

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Chinese Attorney Had License Revoked for Defending Falun Gong Practitioner

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Chinese human rights lawyer Ren Quanniu revealed more details about local authorities’ decision to revoke his license. Via a Twitter post on Jan. 5, he explained that the justice department of Henan Province served him a notice, in which it claimed that he violated a courtroom regulation during the trial of Falun Gong practitioner Zhang Minglang two years prior. Falun Gong, also known as Falun Dafa, is a practice centered around meditation exercises and moral teachings based on truthfulness, compassion, and tolerance. Amid Falun Gong’s growing popularity in mainland China, the Chinese regime, fearing the practice would threaten its rule, launched a sweeping suppression campaign in July 1999. Millions of Falun Gong adherents have since been detained inside prisons, labor camps, and other facilities in China, with hundreds of thousands tortured while incarcerated, according to the Falun Dafa Information Center. Ren represented Zhang after the latter was arrested in December …

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