Wednesday, December 7, 2005
Tuesday, December 6, 2005
Periodically I post short biographies of people in the Chinese law community (both the people in China who in a sense make Chinese law and the people outside who study it). Today's entry is Gao Zhisheng (高智晟), an attorney about whom I have previously posted known for his representation of the poor and those who have been persecuted for helping them.
Monday, December 5, 2005
Sunday, December 4, 2005
Nearly a decade after the initial request, Manfred Nowak, the Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, concluded a two-week visit to the People’s Republic of China on Dec. 2, 2005. Here is the press release issued by the United Nations: