Day of the Endangered Lawyer/China: Deutschland/Germany


January 29, 2017

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Republican Lawyers Association (RAV), in cooperation with Association of Democratic Lawyers (VDJ), Association of Criminal Lawyers Berlin and Berlin Bar (RAK Berlin) organized a demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in Berlin – picture attached.

A group of lawyers, non-lawyers and Amnesty International supporters performed a play by the State Theatre Nuremburg ensemble:”Trial against Hans Litten – Taken at midnight“. Hans Litten was a German criminal lawyer who fought against the German faschists, was arrested 1933 and committed suicide 1938 in KZ Dachau, the Dachau concentration camp.

Amnesty International / German section organized two Urgent Actions for these Chinese colleagues:
Xie Yang
http://www.amnesty.de/2017/1/23/china-freiheit-fuer-verfolgte-menschenrechtsanwaelte?destination=startseite
At the end of this call is a link “Tag der verfolgten Anwälte und Anwältinnen” to the site of foundation “Day of the Endangered lawyer”: http://dayoftheendangeredlawyer.eu/

Jiang Tianyong
http://www.amnesty.de/urgent-action/ua-272-2016-2/anwalt-droht-folter-haft?destination=node%2F5309%3Fpage%3D4

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hans_Litten

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