Category: Rule of Law

Chinese go further, faster and higher with media crackdowns two years before Beijing Olympics

(August 7, 2006) ‘The Chinese police continue to jail, attack or intimidate Chinese citizens who talk to the foreign press. The most dramatic recent case was that of Fu Xiancai, an activist on behalf of people displaced by the Three Gorges dam.’

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China determined to combat spread of business bribery

(August 3, 2006) A Chinese official named construction, land acquisition and the privatisation of state enterprises as prime fields for corruption in China, adding that the problem also extended to other sectors, including electric power and environmental protection.