Books

The Relgion of Falung Gong

The Religion of the Falun Gong

Authored Book

Benjamin Penny

In July 1999, a mere seven years after the founding of the religious movement known as the Falun Gong, the Chinese government banned it. Falun Gong is still active in other countries, and its suppression has become a primary concern of human rights activists and is regularly discussed in dealings between the Chinese government and its Western counterparts.

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China's Pre-Trial Justice: Criminal Justice, Human Rights and Legal Reforms in Contemporary China

China's Pre-Trial Justice: Criminal Justice, Human Rights and Legal Reforms in Contemporary China

Authored Book

Elisa Nesossi

This book examines the relationship between international human rights standards and local legal norms in the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Focussing on the realm of criminal justice in post-Deng China, Criminal Procedure Law reforms and their impact on the PRC’s ratification of and future accession to the International Covenant of Civil and Political Rights, this book examines the limits to the protection of criminal suspects rights during pre-trial proceedings.

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