October 14, 2013
by Addison Morris
Chinese officials on Monday denounced the Spanish National Court's recent indictment against former Chinese president Hu Jintao. The Spanish criminal court on Friday accepted an appeal by two Spanish pro-Tibet rights groups to include Hu in an investigation of alleged genocide against Tibetans. ...[read more]
October 11, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
Spain's National Court accepted an appeal by two Spanish pro-Tibet rights groups to include former Chinese president Hu Jintao in an investigation of alleged genocide against Tibetans. In accepting the appeal, the court ruled that Spain was competent to handle the case because one of the ...[read more]
September 24, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Protesters took to Pittsburgh's streets Thursday in peaceful demonstrations calling attention to a range of global human rights issues on the first day of the Group of 20 (G-20) Summit. A group of Tibetan protesters from across the US held a march to call Chinese President Hu Jintao's atten... ...[read more]
March 20, 2009
by Bhargav Katikaneni
The Chinese government on Friday detained a former soldier who has called for an investigation into the 1989 killings of pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square. Chinese human rights organization Civil Rights and Livelihood Watch (CRLW) said that Zhang Shijun, a former member of the Chinese ...[read more]
April 12, 2008
by David Frueh
Nine Tibetan monks have been arrested by Chinese authorities in connection with the March bombing of a government building as part of recent protests against Chinese rule in Tibet. China's Xinhua news agency reported Saturday that the Buddhist monks have confessed to the bombing. Also Saturday... ...[read more]
February 14, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
A senior Chinese official said Tuesday that the government plans to establish a National Corruption Prevention Bureau to ensure China's compliance with the UN Convention Against Corruption, which China signed in 2005. The proposed bureau is another step forward in China's fight... ...[read more]
January 30, 2007
by JURIST Staff
JURIST Guest Columnist Chandra Lekha Sriram, Chair of Human Rights at the University of East London School of Law (UK), says that China's economic interests in the Sudan- especially as the consumer of over 60 percent of Sudan's existing oil production and the holder of large concessions for... ...[read more]
January 11, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
The Communist Party of China (CPC) promised Wednesday to confront gambling, corruption, embezzlement, and fraud within the government, following a speech Tuesday by Chinese President Hu Jintao where the president hailed reforms accomplished in 2006 and vowed to build a cleaner Communist party in ...[read more]
October 27, 2006
by Lisl Brunner
Four Chinese judges are facing trials for accepting bribes to fix the outcomes of cases in the province of Anhui. The charges coincide with statements by Chinese President Hu Jintao- himself a native of Anhui- at an anti-corruption conference in which he claimed that fighting bribery and other sc... ...[read more]
September 25, 2006
by Joshua Pantesco
China's ruling Communist Party announced the firing of a top party leader on Monday for his involvement in a pension plan scandal. Shanghai Municipal Committee secretary Chen Liangyu has been under investigation since June for allegedly mishandling funds earmarked for social security accounts... ...[read more]

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