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How China Wound up Outside the International Human Rights Debate
May 22, 2017
How China Wound up Outside the International Human Rights Debate
As China's global role grows, it's increasingly important to speak out about the country's human rights issues.
How China Wound up Outside the International Human Rights Debate
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
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
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
Activists and Lawyers Jailed in China’s Latest Crackdown
August 04, 2016
Activists and Lawyers Jailed in China’s Latest Crackdown
Three activists, detained during last summer's massive crackdown, are sentenced to prison terms.
Activists and Lawyers Jailed in China’s Latest Crackdown
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
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
June 25, 2016
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
Beijing recognizes the importance of a reliable legal system, but fears the challenge lawyers could pose to the CCP.
Why China Both Loves and Fears the Rule of Law
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
April 15, 2016
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
It's the 2016 edition of what has become a yearly ritual.
China, US Accuse Each Other of Human Rights Violations
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
December 25, 2015
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
Plus, Pu Zhiqiang, gay rights in China, the China-Nepal border, and more. China links.
China, South Korea Hold Maritime Talks
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
December 10, 2015
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
A UN report finds that torture remains "deeply entrenched" in China's criminal justice system.
UN Committee Urges China to Halt Torture
The Consequences of China's Obsession With Stability
November 27, 2015
The Consequences of China's Obsession With Stability
The Consequences of China's Obsession With Stability
China and the ‘Magna Carta Moment’
November 05, 2015
China and the ‘Magna Carta Moment’
The work of civil courts may be gradually creating a robust foundation for individual rights.
China and the ‘Magna Carta Moment’
Ahead of Xi's US Trip, China Defends Record on Human Rights
September 18, 2015
Ahead of Xi's US Trip, China Defends Record on Human Rights
Facing a wave of criticism in the U.S., China is trying to reshape the narrative on human rights.
Ahead of Xi's US Trip, China Defends Record on Human Rights
A Chinese Rights Revolution Reversed?
August 21, 2015
A Chinese Rights Revolution Reversed?
There are limits to how far this current crackdown will reach.
A Chinese Rights Revolution Reversed?
How China’s Crackdown on Lawyers Affects Media Freedom
August 12, 2015
How China’s Crackdown on Lawyers Affects Media Freedom
"The crackdown on human rights lawyers is truly a step backward for media freedom."
How China’s Crackdown on Lawyers Affects Media Freedom
The South China Sea and China's Rights Crackdowns: Xi's Distraction Politics in Action
August 10, 2015
The South China Sea and China's Rights Crackdowns: Xi's Distraction Politics in Action
How to explain the Party's contradictory moves toward reform and regression?
The South China Sea and China's Rights Crackdowns: Xi's Distraction Politics in Action
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