China – General

China – Hong Kong

HKFP: Explainer: Hong Kong’s national security crackdown – month 31

HKFP: Explainer: Hong Kong’s national security crackdown – month 31

Hong Kong Free Press details everything that happened this past month - and there's a lot more to be aware ...
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Memorandum on Extending and Expanding Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents

Memorandum on Extending and Expanding Eligibility for Deferred Enforced Departure for Certain Hong Kong Residents

BRIEFING ROOM PRESIDENTIAL ACTIONS MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE                 THE SECRETARY ...
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Hong Kong: New Criminal Offences Under The National Security Law And Its Implementation

Hong Kong: New Criminal Offences Under The National Security Law And Its Implementation

25 January 2023 by Andrew Powner (Central) , Vivian Ho (Central) and Jacky Tsai (Central) Haldanes The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding ...
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THE 29 PRINCIPALS: SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS ON INTERFERENCE ON FOREIGN LAWYER’S RIGHT TO PRACTISE IN HKNSL CASES IN HONG KONG

THE 29 PRINCIPALS: SUBMISSION TO THE COMMITTEE OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS ON INTERFERENCE ON FOREIGN LAWYER’S RIGHT TO PRACTISE IN HKNSL CASES IN HONG KONG

Executive Summary Article 6(2) of the ICESCR warrants the full realisation of the right to work, which includes providing “conditions ...
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HONG KONG GOVERNMENT SHOULD RESPECT INTERNATIONAL NORMS ON JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND LEGAL REPRESENTATION

HONG KONG GOVERNMENT SHOULD RESPECT INTERNATIONAL NORMS ON JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE AND LEGAL REPRESENTATION

16 January 2023 The 29 Principles, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at ...
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Hong Kong's chief justice defends judiciary amid fears of ebbing independence in beginning of year address

Hong Kong’s chief justice defends judiciary amid fears of ebbing independence in beginning of year address

Reuters Hong Kong's top judge defended the independence of the judiciary in the Chinese-ruled territory amid international and local criticism ...
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China – Lawyers

David Cowhig's Translation Site - 2022: Zhou Shifeng on 2015 China’s Rights Lawyers Mass Arrest 

David Cowhig’s Translation Site – 2022: Zhou Shifeng on 2015 China’s Rights Lawyers Mass Arrest 

2022: Zhou Shifeng on 2015 China’s Rights Lawyers Mass Arrest  Posted on 12/07/2022 by ??? David Cowhig Below is my translation of Beijing ...
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David Cowhig's Translation Blog: 2022: Wuhan Law Firm Sues Government Over Illegal Office Lockdown

David Cowhig’s Translation Blog: 2022: Wuhan Law Firm Sues Government Over Illegal Office Lockdown

PRC law and Covid. This reminds me of the case of the Wuhan mayor who, at the outset of the ...
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China: JOINT STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RELEASE OF LI YUHAN

China: JOINT STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RELEASE OF LI YUHAN

On the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, The 29 Principles, Lawyers for Lawyers, the International Service for Human Rights ...
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IAPL Report: China’s rights lawyers volunteer to help wave of lockdown protest detainees

IAPL Report: China’s rights lawyers volunteer to help wave of lockdown protest detainees

Chinese human rights lawyers have been scrambling to assist the friends and families of people arrested during a wave of ...
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South China Morning Post: ‘709’ crackdown: Chinese human rights lawyer Zhou Shifeng released after 7 years in prison for subversion

South China Morning Post: ‘709’ crackdown: Chinese human rights lawyer Zhou Shifeng released after 7 years in prison for subversion

The SCMP reports Zhou was the first rights lawyer to face trial from the nationwide crackdown in 2015 which saw ...
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VOA Article: Human Rights Lawyer Pays Painful Price for Standing Up to Xi's China

VOA Article: Human Rights Lawyer Pays Painful Price for Standing Up to Xi’s China

After years apart from his family, a Chinese lawyer put aside his high-stakes work and flew to America for a ...
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