The Plight of Human Rights: Intimidation and Detention of Lawyers in China

The Chinese government has a longstanding history of suppressing dissident activity, as seen through surveillance, censorship, and other means. Subsequently, these efforts extend to those aiming to eradicate repression and injustice, attacking not only the network of civil and social activism that arose in post-Mao China, but also human rights lawyers. Merely being employed inContinue reading “The Plight of Human Rights: Intimidation and Detention of Lawyers in China”

Violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Tibet

The United Nations General Assembly in Paris proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on the 10th of December 1948 as ‘a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations.’ Though it is not a legally binding document, it has been invoked countless times in international treaties, national constitutions, and other laws,Continue reading “Violations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Tibet”