The rights of lawyers to work free from harassment or threats have been bolstered by the establishment of a mechanism designed to provide rapid responses and solutions to complaints, according to Jiang Min, a spokesman for the All China Lawyers Association.
The Ministry of Justice has issued a regulation to protect lawyers' rights to arrange meetings with clients who are serving prison sentences, the authorities said on Monday.
A hotline specializing in solving disputes involving social workers in Beijing has been in operation since Tuesday, according to a law firm in charge of the project.
Five suspects, who have worked at a Shanghai day care center, have been arrested on charges of child abuse, local prosecutors said Wednesday.
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