Yu Hu, a Chinese man who was forced by his family to undergo gay “conversion therapy”...
by Xiao Qiang | Jan 21, 2009
From yomiuri.com.jp: Over the past few months, China has seen a rise in dissenting voices protesting against one-party rule and calls for democratic reform and the boycotting of the state TV broadcaster. The latest dissident to...
by Mo Ming | Dec 11, 2006
From LA Times: New rules quietly adopted in China are likely to have a chilling effect on lawyers who represent political protesters, Human Rights Watch warns in a report being released in Hong Kong today. The report, “A Great Danger for Lawyers,” charges that the rule of law in China has been sharply curbed by […]
by Sophie Beach | Sep 23, 2005
From the Miami Herald: One of the most exciting developments in China is the rising awareness at the grass-roots level that ordinary people have legal rights. Chinese law has long been used as a tool to help the Communist Party control the people; call it rule by law, not rule of law. But the country’s […]
by Sophie Beach | Jun 16, 2005
From Beijing Today, via the Chinese Law Prof Blog: Lawyer Pang Biao brought a lawsuit to Daxing District Court of the People’s Republic of China against HuBei Expressway Co. ltd on May 9, because it took him nearly two hours to get through the whole JingJinTang expressway which is operated by the company, instead of […]
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods