In a three-part conversation with China Law and Policy’s Elizabeth M. Lynch, the Chinese...
Jul 23, 2013
At The Atlantic, Thomas Stevenson describes the personal and professional risks faced by China’s rights lawyers, often with little reward in terms of money or courtroom victories. Mr. Wen is an earnest man in his early 30s...
Aug 18, 2008
Ching Kwan Lee teaches sociology at University of California, Los Angeles. She is currently studying both rights activism in China and Chinese investments in Africa. She writes in the Contexts.org: For the better part of the...
Jan 19, 2008
Late December 2007, China’s leading human rights activist Hu Jia was arrested at his apartment, located in a residential area called “Freedom City”, in Beijing. The Boston Globe reported: “Before arriving, they cut his phone lines and Internet connection so that he would be unable to alert his friends in China and abroad.” British TV […]
Apr 22, 2007
From Letters From China blog: Five Chinese lawyers and legal scholars failed to attend the conference “Rights Protection (Weiquan) Lawyers and the Rule of Law in China” held in the University of Hong Kong, Sing Tao reported. Johannes Chan, Dean of the Faculty of Law of HKU, read out a letter written by a mainland […]
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