The Law Society is very concerned to learn of the arrest and detention of more than 100 lawyers together with others who are either human rights defenders or employees of law firms in China.  Beginning with the detention of Lawyer Wang Yu (王宇) on 9 July 2015, the Chinese authorities have staged an unprecedented series of arrests of human rights lawyers.  A list of those known to have been arrested is annexed to this letter.  

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