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How Chinese Law Is Reaching All the Way to Kenya

Eric Olander | Posted 04.20.2016 | Home
Eric Olander

The Kenyan government's consent to a Chinese request for the deportation of dozens for alleged cyber and telecom fraud has now bloomed into a full-scale diplomatic crisis. In the podcast above, we explore the context of the Sino-Kenyan action and discuss how it is part of a broader global trend of the Chinese reaching far overseas to enforce its laws at home.

How China's Top Court Is Encouraging More Lawsuits Against Polluters

Barbara A. Finamore | Posted 03.29.2015 | Green
Barbara A. Finamore

As China's toxic air pollution once again surges off the charts, China's highest court is taking action. On Jan. 6 the Supreme People's Court issued an authoritative "Interpretation" that provides clarification and needed details to China's new public-interest environmental litigation system. These new rules appear to be designed to make it easier for Chinese NGOs to sue polluters.

How Taking Down A "Big Tiger" Is Establishing the Rule of Law in China

Tong Zhiwei | Posted 11.02.2014 | Home
Tong Zhiwei

The genuine logic and true goal in the drive to maintain social stability is, therefore, to keep citizens from speaking or acting recklessly. According to this logic, to achieve this goal the current leaders may employ all kinds of resources, and even violate the constitution and other laws and regulations. This is ridiculous and conflicts with the principle of rule of law.