Monday, July 3, 2006
The July 2006 issue of China Human Rights and Rule of Law Update, the newsletter of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, is now available here. For readers in China who can't get to the blocked CECC site, click here: Download july_newsletter.pdf
On June 29th, the National People's Congress Standing Committee adopted a number of amendments to the Criminal Law, effective immediately. They are available here. For commentary on the relationship of the amendments to capital markets, see here. For a commentary on the decision not to criminalize sex-selective abortions, see below:
Sunday, July 2, 2006
I regret that postings will continue to be sporadic during July, as I will on vacation and otherwise away from my usual work routine for much of that time. Regular postings will resume around the middle of August.
Best wishes to all,