international law

Former Chinese Bookseller’s Wife Held Under “Exit Ban”

The wife of a prominent former Chinese bookseller is being prevented from leaving China until her husband returns to the country to answer questions about his alleged political writings. Yu Miao ran Shanghai’s famed liberal...

U.N. Human Rights Council Declines Debate on Xinjiang Report

On Thursday, the U.N. Human Rights Council voted against a motion to debate the human rights situation in Xinjiang. The vote, occurring one month after then-U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet released a...

Chinese Manhunt Shows Sway, or Softness

At The New York Times, Jane Perlez and Bree Feng revisit the international hunt for drug lord Naw Kham, who was executed in March for the 2011 murders of 13 Chinese sailors on the Mekong river. For China, the arrest was a...

Can International Law Cover Cyberspace?

Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations wades into the waters of international law, where China and the United States are at odds over whether and how to apply existing international law in cyberspace. From The Diplomat:...

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