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Letter to U.S. President Barack Obama Julie Harms November 17, 2009, Beijing Dear Mr. President, As an American citizen, and a frequent visitor to China, with strong connections to both countries, I fully support your effort to engage China as a strategic partner and ally. I hope that you will take...
This year, the UN Commission on Human Rights failed to consider any resolution on China’s human rights record. But now it is clear that more is at stake than just China’s ability to evade the scrutiny of the international human rights regime, write Nicolas Becquelin & Chine Chan , who both...
Legend , AOL’s partner in China, runs its own Chinese-language “human rights page” on FM365 at http://news.fm365.com/guoji/zhuanti/humanright/ , under the title, “Be concerned about human rights” (guanzhu renquan). At the top in an eyecatching advertisement, the logos of AOL and Legend flash...
China sets low level for terms of agreement with UN High Commissioner On November 20, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Chinese government signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate human rights cooperation programs in China. B□trice Laroche looks at the significance of...
The Li Peng lawsuit & universal jurisdiction over violations of rights
The East is East, silly EAST MEETS WEST Democracy and Human Rights in Asia Daniel A. Bell, Princeton University Press 2000, 369 pp
China ignores international law in its treatment of North Korean refugees Beijing’s attitudes towards human rights have impacts beyond China’s borders. James D. Seymour writes of one case in which disregard for its obligations to protect the rights of refugees’ results in their being sent to face...
NEEDED: A bill of rights for the trade regime Robert A. Senser Three cheers for Sharon K. Hom’s article, “Playing by whose rules and for what ends?” in the Spring 2000 issue of China Rights Forum. To her credit, she raises basic questions about the values and goals of the World Trade Organization (...

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