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Hong Kong Democratic Party's Albert Ho and legislator Leung Kwok-hung, attend a protest in Hong Kong after at least 50 Chinese human rights lawyers and activists were detained or questioned in recent days. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)
Hong Kong Democratic Party's Albert Ho and legislator Leung Kwok-hung, attend a protest in Hong Kong after at least 50 Chinese human rights lawyers and activists were detained or questioned in recent days. (Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images)
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Chinese police have detained and interrogated dozens of human rights lawyers and activists in recent days. State media has accused the lawyers of being intent on illegal activism.

Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti talks with William Nee, China researcher for Amnesty International, about who has been targeted and what the crackdown means.

Guest

  • William Nee, China researcher for Amnesty International. He tweets at @williamnee.

This segment aired on July 14, 2015.

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