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A China More Just

My Fight As a Rights Lawyer in the World's Largest Communist State

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This edition was published in by Broad Press USA

255 pages

Attorney. Activist. Fearless. Faithful. The story of one man who has taken on the world's largest authoritarian regime... And, in the eyes of many, won. Born and raised in a cave with only the stars to tell time, Gao Zhisheng rose from poverty to become China's most important lawyer. He has courageously sought justice for vulnerable groups such as the poor, the disabled, and the persecuted. Yet Gao's fortitude has drawn the ire of Communist authorities. Today, physical threat and police surveillance are a constant reality for both Gao and his family. Undeterred, he has responded in the nonviolent tradition of Gandhi by launching nationwide hunger strikes to intensify the call for justice and human rights in China. His undaunted resolve and generous spirit have won the hearts of millions. Whispers can be heard in China's streets, Will Gao Zhisheng become the next president? Part memoir, part social commentary, part call to action, A China More Just is a penetrating account o [end of Amazon text]

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A China More Just

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A China More Just

My Fight As a Rights Lawyer in the World's Largest Communist State

This edition was published in by Broad Press USA


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Attorney. Activist. Fearless. Faithful. The story of one man who has taken on the world's largest authoritarian regime... And, in the eyes of many, won. Born and raised in a cave with only the stars to tell time, Gao Zhisheng rose from poverty to become China's most important lawyer. He has courageously sought justice for vulnerable groups such as the poor, the disabled, and the persecuted. Yet Gao's fortitude has drawn the ire of Communist authorities. Today, physical threat and police surveillance are a constant reality for both Gao and his family. Undeterred, he has responded in the nonviolent tradition of Gandhi by launching nationwide hunger strikes to intensify the call for justice and human rights in China. His undaunted resolve and generous spirit have won the hearts of millions. Whispers can be heard in China's streets, Will Gao Zhisheng become the next president? Part memoir, part social commentary, part call to action, A China More Just is a penetrating account o [end of Amazon text]

Table of Contents

Preface
About This Book
Growing Up Tender Yet Strong
A Lonely Mission
Advocating for Rights
Open Letters for Justice
The Siege on My Family: A Journal
Breaking from the Party
The Hunger Strike Movement
Chronology

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OL27267924M
ISBN 13
9781932674361

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