On the 24th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover, The Rights Practice co-signed a statement to urge the international community to take effective actions to halt the rapid decline of civil-political liberties in Hong Kong at the behest of Chinese authorities. Read more
In early June 2021, we hosted an online webinar focused on the American Bar Association (ABA) 2003 guidelines for lawyers taking death penalty cases. Read more
In June 2021, we released a Working Paper on Criminal Law and Deprivation of Liberty in the XUAR. The paper delves into official statistics and Chinese law to try and understand how the criminal law is being used to detain Uyghurs. Read more
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Better Access to Justice
Stronger Public Participation
Respect for detainees
The use of the death penalty always carries the risk of an unsafe conviction and a miscarriage of justice.
Children of migrant workers denied equal access to education.
In April 2022, The Rights Practice responded to a call from the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, which focused on the imposition of the death penalty and its impact in China. Read more
In March 2022, The Rights Practice was happy to respond to a call for submissions to the UN Secretary-General's report on the question of the death penalty. Our submission focuses on China, and developments since 1 July 2020. Read more
On 8 March 2022, The Rights Practice join over 190 human rights organisations to urge the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to release a report on grave human rights violations in Xinjiang. Read more