China

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 ...
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) ...
Le Droit, C’est Moi: Xi Jinping’s New Rule-By-Law Approach

Le Droit, C’est Moi: Xi Jinping’s New Rule-By-Law Approach

China’s party-and-state leader tries to bring government officials under the reach of the legal system. But the ...
China’s New Circuit Tribunals Allow Tighter Control of Judiciary

China’s New Circuit Tribunals Allow Tighter Control of Judiciary

China's new system of circuit tribunals makes access to the justice system more convenient for ordinary citizens. ...
A Whitened White Paper on Human Rights

A Whitened White Paper on Human Rights

The Chinese government claims to have made stunning progress in improving the human rights situation in the ...
Endangering Democracy: Concerns Over Raising Surveillance in China

Endangering Democracy: Concerns Over Raising Surveillance in China

Control over cyber space and information, particularly citizens' data, has defined modern strategies of combating ...
China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

China’s Two-Child Policy: An Assault on Human Rights

At the end of October 2015, the Chinese government announced that it would end its one-child policy by replacing ...
The Chinese Human Rights Roundup

The Chinese Human Rights Roundup

Human rights lawyers are internationally perceived as crusaders, advocating for basic human rights for all ...
Capital Punishment in China: Room for Cautious Optimism?

Capital Punishment in China: Room for Cautious Optimism?

Recent weeks have seen the resumption of executions in Jordan, after an 8-year de facto moratorium, and in ...
Chinese Environmental Protection Law – The Illusion of Enhanced Human Rights Safeguards

Chinese Environmental Protection Law – The Illusion of Enhanced Human Rights Safeguards

In April this year, the Chinese legislature amended significantly the Environmental Protection Law adopted in ...

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