US State Department: Anniversary of 709 Crackdown in China

Washington, DC (STL.News) Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken released the following statement: This July 9, we honor the more than 300 lawyers and human rights defenders who were unjustly detained, interrogated, and imprisoned by authorities in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) on July 9, 2015, in what is known as the “709 crackdown.”  The government of […]

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