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Party Official Urges Lawyers to Support the Party

Politburo Standing Member Zhou Yongkang urged lawyers to follow the Party line. He made a speech at a national conference of lawyers in Beijing on November 22, 2010, emphasizing that [lawyers] should diligently study recent Party directives for lawyers. "[Lawyers] must uphold the legal system of Chinese style socialism, … uphold the Party’s leadership over lawyers actions, deepen education in the socialist rule by law, and ensure that lawyers follow the socialist direction."

Source: Xinhua, November 22, 2010