Book Review: China’s Human Rights Lawyers

Advocacy and Resistance, by Eva Pils

China Lawyers Book Reivew

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At a time when China’s human rights lawyers are facing systematic repression, Eva Pils’s illuminating book provides a timely and engaging account of their work, fears and aspirations. The study, based on extensive face-to-face conversations with weiquan lawyers in mainland China, makes an authoritative contribution to our understanding of the Chinese legal profession and of Chinese courts, which continue to operate under strict Party-state control.

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