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National and International Challenges for the Special Law on Protecting State Secrets

Friday 18 July 2014

The vote held on 6 December 2013 for the Special Law on Protecting State Secrets (tokutei himitsu ..... read more

The Chinese Judiciary System and Event-Based Public Spaces

Tuesday 20 May 2014

The Chinese judiciary faces deep tensions. A community of Internet users perceived itself as vested ..... read more

Law and Power in Xi’s China

Thursday 12 December 2013

In China, official party statements tell only half the story. The power of China’s preeminent leader, ..... read more

The New Political Context and the Question of Human Rights in Pakistan

Wednesday 10 July 2013

While preparing a visit to Pakistan, the Sub-committee on Human Rights of the Committee for Foreign ..... read more

China Moving Towards the Rule of Law?

Thursday 17 January 2013

During his speech at the conference of the Asia Debates, held on 17 January 2013, Liao Yiwu, a globally ..... read more


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Friday 24 January 2014

The revelations made on 23 January 2014 about secret links by families of Chinese leaders to tax-havens have brought the endemic problem of corruption that is infecting the upper echelons of power back into the spotlight. When he came to power, Xi Jinping highlighted the need to fight against corruption, which will otherwise lead to the collapse of the country and Party. Were these declarations sincere or were they simply following the pattern of political purging that has become traditional in Beijing? How much room does Xi Jinping have to manoeuvre in this fight against corruption before the Party implodes?


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Justice and Politics in Xi Jinping’s China

Friday 13 September 2013 - Meeting of the China Observatory

Stéphanie BalmeStéphanie Balme is a researcher at CERI/Sciences Po and Professor at PSIA (Paris School of International Affairs)/Sciences Po, .....


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