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A Civil Code for China: A Great Leap Forward for the Rule of Law
March 30, 2017
A Civil Code for China: A Great Leap Forward for the Rule of Law
China has a chance to improve rule of law by securing property, family, and personal rights.
A Civil Code for China: A Great Leap Forward for the Rule of Law
Why and How Tillerson Should Address Human Rights on China Visit
March 15, 2017
Why and How Tillerson Should Address Human Rights on China Visit
Raising human rights concerns on his first trip to China (or failing to do so) will send a strong message.
Why and How Tillerson Should Address Human Rights on China Visit
China's Human Rights Crackdown: A Global Problem
March 10, 2017
China's Human Rights Crackdown: A Global Problem
“This is about China actively extending its control beyond its borders."
China's Human Rights Crackdown: A Global Problem
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
March 02, 2017
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
How one artist pushes back.
Badiucao: Challenging China With Political Cartoons
The Right Way to Confront China
February 16, 2017
The Right Way to Confront China
Recent moves toward a more traditional China policy are welcome, but not enough to meet the challenge from Beijing.
The Right Way to Confront China
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
January 21, 2017
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
Europe's police and judicial cooperation with China raises difficult questions, especially with regard to extradition.
The Pitfalls of Law Enforcement Cooperation With China
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
December 06, 2016
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
Criticizing China on Human Rights: Missing the Forest for the Trees?
October 31, 2016
Criticizing China on Human Rights: Missing the Forest for the Trees?
Focusing on individual stories is a poor way to evaluate China's human rights record.
Criticizing China on Human Rights: Missing the Forest for the Trees?
Russia Loses Seat at the UN Human Rights Council
October 31, 2016
Russia Loses Seat at the UN Human Rights Council
UN member states voted against Russia, granting a symbolic victory to human rights organizations.
Russia Loses Seat at the UN Human Rights Council
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
October 06, 2016
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
U.S. CECC annual report and China's own human rights action plan showcase starkly different concepts of "human rights."
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
Is Free Speech in China Really Getting Better?
September 23, 2016
Is Free Speech in China Really Getting Better?
Despite what one prominent blogger says, the answer is a definite no.
Is Free Speech in China Really Getting Better?
China's Wukan Democracy Experiment Comes to a Violent End
September 21, 2016
China's Wukan Democracy Experiment Comes to a Violent End
Chinese authorities have begun a harsh crackdown on dissent in the village.
China's Wukan Democracy Experiment Comes to a Violent End
China’s Latest Crackdown Is Not Its Worst
September 08, 2016
China’s Latest Crackdown Is Not Its Worst
The crackdown on rights defenders pales in comparisons to long term oppression of religious and ethnic minorities.
China’s Latest Crackdown Is Not Its Worst
Interview: Jerome Cohen
September 01, 2016
Interview: Jerome Cohen
Jerome Cohen, Professor of Law at New York University, on legal reform, human rights and judicial independence in China.
Interview: Jerome Cohen
'Lovable' Taiwan and Its Soft Power Quest
August 18, 2016
'Lovable' Taiwan and Its Soft Power Quest
Taiwan's deputy minister of culture speaks with The Diplomat.
'Lovable' Taiwan and Its Soft Power Quest
EU Must Push China on Human Rights, With or Without the UK
July 12, 2016
EU Must Push China on Human Rights, With or Without the UK
China might think Europe is weak right now, but the EU must not water down its commitment to human rights and democracy.
EU Must Push China on Human Rights, With or Without the UK
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