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Activists and their lawyers 'assaulted'


Six Chinese lawyers defending three activists, who demanded the wealth of officials was disclosed, were assaulted, along with their clients' relatives, by hundreds of men outside a courthouse in China yesterday, one of the lawyers said. The trial of Liu Ping, Li Sihua and Wei Zhongping is being closely watched by China's human rights community because it is the first prosecution of anti-graft activists.

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