Chinese police detained two prominent human rights lawyers this week, the latest arrests in a growing crackdown on dissent that has targeted rights activists and journalists. Tang Jingling, a prominent Guangzhou-based lawyer known for his work in cases involving land grabs, counterfeit vaccinations and petitioners protesting corruption, was arrested on Friday afternoon, his lawyer Liu Zhengqing said. Tang was accused of “starting quarrels and provoking disputes,” Liu said on Friday evening. Police had searched Tang’s home and taken away computers, cell phones and other electronics, according to a police document Liu showed Reuters.
Quoted from China detains two rights lawyers in widening crackdown on activists on Gadgets News Headlines – Yahoo! News
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut has retained its ferocious strength and slightly shifted toward more densely populated coastal provinces as An Iranian diplomat has been arrested along with two people suspected of plotting a bomb attack on a meeting of an exiled Iranian opposition group in TEHRAN, Iran: Iran’s official judicial news agency is reportg that police have arrested a former Tehran prosecutor who faces a -year pris sentence Tags: iran, detains, prosecutor, convicted, Terrorism in China - Wikipedia Terrorism refers to the use or threatened use of violence to affect political or ideological change the People's Republic of . 's embassy Washgt has issued a security advisory to Chese natials travelg to the United States, the latest such warng as trade tensis