China 'bars lawyer from going home' after prison release

Wang Quanzhang’s wife fears Covid-19 may be used as pretext to keep him under house arrest Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage A prominent Chinese human rights lawyer barred from returning home after his prison release two weeks ago has been prohibited from reuniting with his family after a 14-day quarantine period Wang Quanzhang’s wife and rights groups fear authorities are using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to hold him indefinitely under de facto house arrest. Continue reading...