The harassment and detention of human rights lawyers in China continues at an alarming rate. Most notable in recent months has been the arbitrary detentions of Chen Jiangang and that of his former client Xie Yang, who is himself a rights lawyer. Xie was accused of ‘subverting state power’, and claimed to have been detained […]Read more "An Endangered Species"
A fisherman in Hebei province in central China has had his environmental litigation claim against two steel companies and the local authorities that allegedly allowed them to pollute accepted by a high court in Hebei, reports Caixin Global. Feng Jun claims that the steel plants set up on the banks of the Baoqiu River in […]Read more "Hebei Environmental Litigation Test Case"