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Indian lawyer, convicted by Supreme Court over tweets, faces deadline

August 23, 2020 4:31 PM

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - One of India's most prominent lawyers faces a Monday (Aug 24) deadline to apologise to the Supreme Court or risk jail in a case testing the judiciary's openness to criticism and sparking a debate on freedom of speech in the world's largest democracy.

Lawyers rally against HK extradition law changes

June 07, 2019 5:00 AM

With less than a week to go before the divisive extradition Bill goes through a second reading, the pressure on the Hong Kong government to drop the proposed legislation is growing.

Thousands of Hong Kong lawyers march against China extradition plans

June 06, 2019 9:16 PM

HONG KONG (AFP) - Thousands of black-clad Hong Kong lawyers took to the streets Thursday (June 6) in a silent march against a controversial extradition law proposal, as the city's last colonial governor slammed the plan as "a terrible blow".

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