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Wednesday, December 7, 2005

December issue of CECC newsletter now available

The Dec. 1 issue of China Human Rights and Rule of Law Update, the newsletter of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, is now available here.

December 7, 2005 in Publications | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, December 6, 2005

Gao Zhisheng

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.

The bio, compiled by China Law Digest, can be found here (registration required but free).

December 6, 2005 in People and Institutions | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Monday, 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 5, 2005 in Publications | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, 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:

December 4, 2005 in Commentary, News - Chinese Law, People and Institutions | Permalink | TrackBack (0)

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.

December 4, 2005 in News - Chinese Law | Permalink | TrackBack (0)