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International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute - New Hong Kong 'national security' law threatens lawyers' independence

International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute – New Hong Kong ‘national security’ law threatens lawyers’ independence

The UK Law Gazette The latest ratcheting up of Hong Kong’s regime of state control raises concerns about the independence ...
Amnesty International: What is Hong Kong’s Article 23 law? 10 things you need to know

Amnesty International: What is Hong Kong’s Article 23 law? 10 things you need to know

The Hong Kong government has passed new national security legislation – known as Article 23 – that will severely undermine ...
Hong Kong leader John Lee’s popularity sinks to record low since taking office, poll finds

Hong Kong leader John Lee’s popularity sinks to record low since taking office, poll finds

Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee’s popularity has sunk to a record low since assuming office after running unopposed for ...
HKFP: Hong Kong passes new security law, raising max. penalty for treason, insurrection to life in prison

HKFP: Hong Kong passes new security law, raising max. penalty for treason, insurrection to life in prison

Hong Kong’s opposition-free legislature has unanimously passed new homegrown security legislation, making treason, insurrection and sabotage punishable by up to life ...
"Hong Kong: New Security Law Full-Scale Assault on Rights"

“Hong Kong: New Security Law Full-Scale Assault on Rights”

(New York) – The Beijing-controlled Legislative Council in Hong Kong passed a new security law on March 19, 2024, that eliminates the last vestiges ...

China – Lawyers

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 ...
Jimmy Lai’s lawyer says rape threats precede public events

Jimmy Lai’s lawyer says rape threats precede public events

Radio Free Asia Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai’s legal team and son are being harassed with death and rape ...
List: "The A-List 2023-24: Visionaries"

List: “The A-List 2023-24: Visionaries”

Source: https://law.asia/top-china-lawyers-2023/ While the world has regained its footing, social dynamics are still in the process of recovery. Against this ...