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Saturday, April 19, 2008

Hu Jia's lawyer says government illegally blocks appeal

Hu Jia's lawyer Li Fangping states that following his conviction, Hu Jia was held incommunicado and barred from consulting with his legal team to discuss an appeal. The period for lodging an appeal has now expired. Here's the AFP report.

Here's my previous post on this subject.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/2008/04/hu-jias-lawyer.html

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