December 7, 2005
December issue of CECC newsletter now available
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.
December 5, 2005
China Law Digest: November issue available
The November 2005 issue of the China Law Digest is now available and may be accessed here.
December 4, 2005
UN Special Rapporteur on torture finishes visit, issues press release
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:
Chinese law research projects approved by Ministry of Justice: Correction
This post is to announce that I have made a correction to my previous post on this topic.