Just two days before the civil trial of one of China’s biggest #MeToo cases was scheduled to begin, the two sides announced on Saturday that the case had been settled for an undisclosed sum. Liu Jingyao, the plaintiff, had...
Sep 28, 2022
Three months after a group of men assaulted four women at a restaurant in Tangshan, a district court in Hebei sentenced the men to prison for a number of crimes. Their sentencing comes after authorities and state media attempted...
Sep 20, 2016
Yu Hu, a Chinese man who was forced by his family to undergo gay “conversion therapy”...
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...
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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- Washington Post – As falling stocks draw criticism in China, censors struggle to keep up
- NYT – China’s Censorship Dragnet Targets Critics of the Economy