Jasmine Shock Waves
Why Does the CPC Fear the Jasmine Rallies?
Drawing on his recent reporting in China, veteran journalist Paul Mooney suggests that the resentment building up among the people is the cause of the Chinese authorities’ overreaction to the calls for Jasmine Rallies.
Beijing Intensifies Pressure as Jasmine Smile Hits China
Dissident and independent critic Ku Yang portrays a government thrown into nervous spasms by calls for citizens to take strolls.
Bao Pu on the Use of Force to Maintain Stability: HRIC Interview
Publisher and political commentator Bao Pu views the Chinese authorities’ recent public display of violence as a reflection of their lack of solutions to the mounting social problems in China.
The Ordeal of Fragrant Soul
Hua Ze, a documentary film producer who was kidnapped in late 2010 and held for 55 days, chronicles her ordeal and sheds light on her captors and the shadowy apparatus of extra-legal detention.
China through Different Lenses
Photos from the Human Rights in China photo contest.
- Photo Contest Winners
- Protesting for Justice
- Communities Destroyed
- Lives of Loss
- Dangerous Labor
- A Bleak Old Age
- Watching the Watchers
- An Uncertain Future
Challenges Facing China
The Varieties of Law in China
Chinese law expert Fu Hualing maps the three types of “law” in China.
Contrasting Realities: China’s Environmental Challenge
Christine Loh, head of the Hong Kong-based NGO Civic Exchange, provides an overview of the efforts to improve the environment in China and the challenge posed by fundamental constraining factors.
Waking from a Ten-Year Dream: Migrant Workers in Dongguan
A portrait of the harsh conditions for migrant workers in one of China's most thriving export manufacturing cities reveals the difference in outlook between generations.
Preliminary Note on the Mission to China (15-23 December 2010) by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, Olivier De Schutter
The Special Rapporteur sets out the main issues he explored during his mission, including: accessibility, food security and adequacy, and sustainable systems.