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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
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
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
September 24, 2016
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
Xi does have one thing in common with Mao Zedong: a desire to eliminate China's reliance on renqing.
Xi Jinping as Mao’s Heir? Smashing Chinese Family Dominance
China, the US, and Extrajudicial Abductions
June 27, 2016
China, the US, and Extrajudicial Abductions
China's new willingness to abduct enemies overseas is worrying. But remember the US has been doing the same for decades.
China, the US, and Extrajudicial Abductions
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's Human Rights Lawyers: Political Resistance and the Law
February 11, 2016
China's Human Rights Lawyers: Political Resistance and the Law
Eva Pils on the shrinking space China's rights lawyers have to operate within.
China's Human Rights Lawyers: Political Resistance and the Law
China Versus the Lawyers
July 28, 2015
China Versus the Lawyers
China champions the rule of law, even while cracking down on lawyers.
China Versus the Lawyers
The Trial of Zhou Yongkang and China's Rule of Law
June 15, 2015
The Trial of Zhou Yongkang and China's Rule of Law
The closed-door trial is a missed opportunity for judicial transparency and the rule of law in China.
The Trial of Zhou Yongkang and China's Rule of Law
China's Potential Trial of the Century Over Before It Begins
June 11, 2015
China's Potential Trial of the Century Over Before It Begins
Zhou Yongkang was sentenced to life in prison before the public even knew the trial was underway.
China's Potential Trial of the Century Over Before It Begins
China to US: South China Sea Recon ‘Irresponsible and Dangerous'
May 23, 2015
China to US: South China Sea Recon ‘Irresponsible and Dangerous'
Plus, a landmark court case in China and a treasure trove of historical Chinese documents. Friday China links.
China to US: South China Sea Recon ‘Irresponsible and Dangerous'
Why Did China Just Release 5 Feminists?
April 14, 2015
Why Did China Just Release 5 Feminists?
China just released five women's rights activists after a month-long detention. Why?
Why Did China Just Release 5 Feminists?
Who Opposes China's Reforms?
April 11, 2015
Who Opposes China's Reforms?
Certain groups are alienated by Beijing's reforms -- even groups that should logically be supportive of the effort.
Who Opposes China's Reforms?
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
April 11, 2015
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
Plus, a new report on the Chinese navy, the "little red app," and cross-strait relations. Friday China links.
Why 3 Chinese Citizens Are Suing Their Government
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
March 26, 2015
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
Analyzing the Supreme People's Court's outline for reforming China's courts.
China's Master Plan for Remaking Its Courts
Is China's Anti-Corruption Campaign at Odds With the Rule of Law?
March 20, 2015
Is China's Anti-Corruption Campaign at Odds With the Rule of Law?
By detaining a NPC delegate, China's anti-corruption body appears to have violated the Constitution.
Is China's Anti-Corruption Campaign at Odds With the Rule of Law?
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
March 16, 2015
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
Former PLA general Xu Caihou has passed away, ending the legal case against him.
Former Chinese General's Death Means No Military Show Trial - For Now
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