Pu Zhiqiang is a well-known Chinese human rights lawyer and outspoken intellectual who has taken on many precedent-setting cases defending freedom and protecting civil liberties. But his outstanding contributions in the judicial realm and his tremendous influence have made him a target of the Chinese government. On May 4, 2014, along with a dozen intellectuals, scholars, and writers, he attended a private meeting in commemoration of the June 4 Tiananmen Square incident.

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