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The Risk of Genocide Requires Action, Not Denial

The Risk of Genocide Requires Action, Not Denial

As the world awakes to the atrocities against the Uyghurs, the question of genocide has arisen. As often happens, ...
Xinjiang Cotton and Corporate Criminal Liability under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

Xinjiang Cotton and Corporate Criminal Liability under Hong Kong’s National Security Law

In recent months, rights experts have voiced increasing concern over reports of widespread human rights abuses and ...
National Security and the Right to Bail: Recent developments in Hong Kong 

National Security and the Right to Bail: Recent developments in Hong Kong 

In a landmark decision, the Hong Kong High Court denied the release of the first person charged with inciting ...
National Security and Constitutional Rights: Recent Developments in Hong Kong

National Security and Constitutional Rights: Recent Developments in Hong Kong

The Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative
All Eyes on Hong Kong: China’s New Security Law and Rising Rights Concerns

All Eyes on Hong Kong: China’s New Security Law and Rising Rights Concerns

China is all set to impose a new National Security Legislation in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region ...
The China Cables –  Dehumanisation of  Uyghurs and the Need for International Censure

The China Cables – Dehumanisation of Uyghurs and the Need for International Censure

The Uyghurs are a Turkic-minority ethnic group residing in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) of the ...
Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights  Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

Counter terrorism Law & The Human Rights Violation of the Uighurs in China: An International Law Perspective

The recently published files by the New York Times have highlighted the realities of the deplorable living ...
The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The Human Rights Implications of China’s Social Credit System

The issue of importing human rights to the digital sphere, especially in the context of state surveillance, has ...
State Policy or Individual Right: The Recent Development of Environmental Protection in China

State Policy or Individual Right: The Recent Development of Environmental Protection in China

In late June 2018, the Chinese State Council released the three-year action plan to 'win the battle for blue ...
Recent Legislative Progress on Healthcare Law in China: Establishing “Right to Health” as a Basic Right

Recent Legislative Progress on Healthcare Law in China: Establishing “Right to Health” as a Basic Right

In Chinese law, a “right to health” has long existed as a negative civil right in Civil Law. For the first time in ...
The Human Rights Implications of Xi Jingping’s Limitless Presidential Term

The Human Rights Implications of Xi Jingping’s Limitless Presidential Term

China’s National People’s Congress recently passed a constitutional change to remove the two-term presidential term
Gender Equality in China

Gender Equality in China

Confucianism has been regarded as a nationwide paradigm in China for over two millennia. Susan Greenhalgh (1985) ...

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