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China Orders Communist Loyalty Oaths for Lawyers

Posted March 21st, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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China’s Justice Ministry has for the first time ordered lawyers to take a loyalty oath to the Communist Party, in a move that is raising the ire of human rights lawyers who defend critics of the authoritarian Beijing government. In a notice posted Wednesday on its Website, the ministry said first-time applicants and lawyers seeking […]

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