China – General

China – Hong Kong

Hong Kong man arrested under British colonial-era sedition law while mourning Queen outside consulate

Hong Kong man arrested under British colonial-era sedition law while mourning Queen outside consulate

The original administrators didn't envisage this ! Hong Kong Free Press reports A 43-year-old man was arrested near the British ...
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5 Hong Kong speech therapists jailed for 19 months each for sedition over children’s books

5 Hong Kong speech therapists jailed for 19 months each for sedition over children’s books

HKFP Melody Yeung, the external vice chair of the speech therapists’ union, told the court she hoped she could always ...
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Article - Hong Kong Free Press: Former Hong Kong protesters reflect on life behind bars – and a changed city

Article – Hong Kong Free Press: Former Hong Kong protesters reflect on life behind bars – and a changed city

HKFP write.. “The scariest thing about prison life is that it alters a person entirely without them realising it,” Tung, ...
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HK: Beware Democratic Mooncakes !

HK: Beware Democratic Mooncakes !

It would be funny if it weren't so scary.. Hong Kong Free Press The Hong Kong government’s rather complicated relationship ...
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HK Authorities Arrest Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA)

HK Authorities Arrest Ronson Chan, chairman of the Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA)

The head of Hong Kong’s journalist union was arrested on Wednesday, just weeks before he was set to leave the ...
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Trademark Protection In Hong Kong SAR!

Trademark Protection In Hong Kong SAR!

06 September 2022 by Silvia Capraro HFG Law & Intellectual Property Hong Kong, the former British colony returned to China in ...
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China – Lawyers

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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IAPL: Verdict delayed as ailing Chinese rights lawyer refuses to ‘confess’, plead guilty

IAPL: Verdict delayed as ailing Chinese rights lawyer refuses to ‘confess’, plead guilty

Li Yuhan is thought to have been targeted for defending prominent rights lawyer Wang Yu during a 2015 crackdown. Since ...
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Fantastic Post On China LIS-LAW Encapsulates State Power & Law In China In 2022

Fantastic Post On China LIS-LAW Encapsulates State Power & Law In China In 2022

Thanks to William Farris @ Stanford with a short list that tells you everything you need to know List member ...
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IAPL Alert: Chinese rights lawyer Chang Weiping tried in secret as family members held by police

IAPL Alert: Chinese rights lawyer Chang Weiping tried in secret as family members held by police

Detained rights lawyer Chang Weiping — whose lawyers say he has suffered torture in incommunicado detention — stood trial for ...
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IAPL: Chinese Lawyers’ ‘Original Sin’ — Speech by Lawyer Li Fangping on 6th China Human Rights Lawyers Day

IAPL: Chinese Lawyers’ ‘Original Sin’ — Speech by Lawyer Li Fangping on 6th China Human Rights Lawyers Day

Li Fangping started practicing law in China in the mid-1990s, first in Jiangxi and then in Beijing. Over the years ...
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