Opinion: China incurs a great long-term cost with show trials of legal activists who worked for human rights and society’s most vulnerable
"With many of the bravest and most defiant in China's legal community now humiliated, cowed, discredited and jailed, who will represent the child poisoned by toxic milk powder, the ethnic minority academic accused of separatism, the feminist protesting sexual harassment or the citizen maimed by unaccountable thugs?," asks the BBC's China editor, Carrie Gracie.
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