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Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Latest newsletter from GTZ Legal Advisory Service

Here's the latest issue (in Word format) of the newsletter of the (German) GTZ Legal Advisory Service. More information is on their web site. Incidentally, they are always looking for interns; see the last page of the newsletter. English is required; Chinese is desirable; German is not required.

July 10, 2007 in Internships/Employment Opportunities, Publications | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, July 9, 2007

Grants for China rule-of-law projects

I have received the following announcement:

The U.S. - China Legal Cooperation Fund invites proposals seeking grants for projects promoting rule-of-law in China, conducted jointly by American and Chinese participants.

This Fund is a program of the China Business Forum, the education and research arm of the U.S.-China Business Council.  The Fund's objective is to support U.S.-China cooperation in strengthening China's legal processes and institutions.

Full information is available at www.uschinalegalcoop.org.  The Fall 2007 period for submission of proposals closes September 30, 2007.

July 9, 2007 in Fellowships/Research Opportunities | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Guangzhou police accused of slave trafficking

Last month, I wrote about the Shanxi brick kiln slave scandal. This story has had quite an impact in China, and has brought forward other even more shocking revelations. The latest is from Li Datong (李大同), a Chinese journalist who was formerly the editor of Freezing Point (冰点), a weekly supplement of China Youth News (中国青年报) that ran into trouble for its too-daring content.

In this blog post from openDemocracy, Li states that in 1999 (eight years ago!) he saw a documentary secretly filmed by a China Central Television journalist. Li goes on to say (web links omitted):

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July 8, 2007 in Commentary, News - Chinese Law | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)