This week, Chinese authorities released for public consultation a draft of the new Supervision...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 19, 2017
Shuanggui, or "dual designation," is an opaque and reportedly brutal system of secret detention...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 17, 2017
On Wednesday, the National People’s Congress took a step towards the creation of China’s first...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 3, 2017
China’s long-awaited Foreign NGO Management Law took effect on January 1st, after an...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 14, 2016
On Sunday, The New York Times published an interview with Peter Dahlin, the Swedish legal NGO head...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 15, 2016
This year has already seen the passage of new laws governing domestic charities and foreign NGOs....
by Samuel Wade | Jul 9, 2015
The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has expressed concern over...
by Samuel Wade | Jun 3, 2015
Thursday marks, among other things, the end of the public consultation period on China’s...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 27, 2014
The New York Times' Didi Kirsten Tatlow describes the campaign for better legal protections...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 14, 2012
China passed its first mental health law in October, after almost thirty years of efforts. The new law is intended to address issues such as patent privacy and wrongful institutionalisation but, according to Elizabeth M. Lynch...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 26, 2012
Xinhua reports that, after almost 30 years of efforts, China has adopted its first mental health law to protect patient privacy and other rights, and to combat the problem of wrongful institutionalisation. Under the new law,...
by left_blank | Apr 6, 2004
Reuters Tuesday, April 6, 2004; 4:10 AM By Alison Leung and Carrie Lee Click here for full article. “The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) passed an interpretation of Hong Kong’s Basic Law giving Beijing full control over the territory’s political reform. The leaders of China’s parliament interpreted two clauses in Hong Kong’s […]
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