China – General

China – Hong Kong

Veteran Hong Kong activist Koo Sze-yiu jailed for 9 months over planned protest against District Council race

Veteran Hong Kong activist Koo Sze-yiu jailed for 9 months over planned protest against District Council race

HKFP Koo Sze-yiu, 78, was sentenced to nine months in prison under the sedition law for planning to take a ...
Hong Kong law enforcement plans to install 2,000 surveillance cameras

Hong Kong law enforcement plans to install 2,000 surveillance cameras

SCMP Hong Kong police chief Raymond Siu backs government plan to install 2,000 surveillance cameras by end of year Commissioner ...
HKFP: Explainer: Hong Kong’s national security crackdown – month 43

HKFP: Explainer: Hong Kong’s national security crackdown – month 43

As always  HKFP is the best place to go for context. On January 30, exactly 43 months since Beijing’s national security ...
The Atlantic - Op-Ed:  Hong Kong Is Self-Destructing

The Atlantic – Op-Ed: Hong Kong Is Self-Destructing

Nothing we don't already know but I'd say this op-ed is on the mark. Not long before Beijing turns HK ...
Hongkonger, Quinn Moon,  who made failed Taiwan escape bid jailed for 5 years, 1 month over perverting justice, protest charges

Hongkonger, Quinn Moon, who made failed Taiwan escape bid jailed for 5 years, 1 month over perverting justice, protest charges

Quinn Moon was one of the 12 Hongkongers caught by mainland Chinese authorities in August 2020, when they boarded a ...
Mainland court orders on civil, commercial matters can now be enforced in Hong Kong

Mainland court orders on civil, commercial matters can now be enforced in Hong Kong

HKFP Secretary for Justice Paul Lam said the day marked a “milestone” for both the mainland and the city and ...

China – Lawyers

IAPL: UK: Protect China’s lawyers – England and Wales body

IAPL: UK: Protect China’s lawyers – England and Wales body

The legislative and regulatory framework of lawyers working in the People’s Republic of China challenges their independence and legitimate activities, ...
ALN has created a report with a summary and analysis of China's Fourth UPR Session, held on 23 January 2024, as it relates to the rights of lawyers.

ALN has created a report with a summary and analysis of China’s Fourth UPR Session, held on 23 January 2024, as it relates to the rights of lawyers.

ALN has created a report with a summary and analysis of China's Fourth UPR Session, held on 23 January 2024, as it ...
Global Legal Post: China decoupling will continue for Western law firms in year ahead

Global Legal Post: China decoupling will continue for Western law firms in year ahead

In part one of this look ahead, I discussed how Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling’s transatlantic merger will ...
The Guardian: Escaping Xi’s China by paddleboard: ‘I rushed into the water and thought if they catch me, they catch me’

The Guardian: Escaping Xi’s China by paddleboard: ‘I rushed into the water and thought if they catch me, they catch me’

Mentions escaping lawyers more than once in the article When Li Cheng En pushed his standup paddleboard off the Xiamen ...
IBAHRI marks International Human Rights Day with joint statement urging China to respect rights of lawyers

IBAHRI marks International Human Rights Day with joint statement urging China to respect rights of lawyers

As the world marks International Human Rights Day this week, The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, The 29 Principles, Hong Kong Watch, The Rights ...