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Socialist Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

Socialist Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

When, on 18 October, the 19th Congress of the Communist Party opened in Beijing, the term “rule of law” – was pronounced 19 times by Chinese President Xi Jinping. The goal of “promoting a law-based government” also appeared among the 14 points the leader of the People’s Republic referred to in order to illustrate the meaning of “socialism with Chinese

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Outcome of the Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party

Outcome of the Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party

Three days of debates and insights, twenty nationalities and forty new members of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational and Transparty. This is the outcome of the Radical Convention held in Rome from 27 to 29 October, in the historic hall of Via di Torre Argentina 76, renewed for the occasion with the display of a new backdrop covering the entire

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Yang Jianli: People Of China, Too, Want Human Rights

Yang Jianli: People Of China, Too, Want Human Rights

Speech by Yang Jianli in the panel discussion “Clash of cultures, values and principles: right of the people or human rights?” at the Rome Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty. Thank you, dear friends at the Nonviolent Radical Party, for inviting me to speak at this Convention. It is truly an honor for me. I admire the Nonviolent Radical

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Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty

Convention of the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty

French version below Three days of extraordinary mobilization for the universality of human rights, the right to know and the fight with nonviolence against extermination by hunger, thirst, war and poverty in the world. To launch the initiative is the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty convinced that an in-depth debate on these issues is ever urgent. The Convention will take

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Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns

Cambodian democracy under threat from moves against opposition, UN expert warns

GENEVA (12 October 2017) – Civil and political rights in Cambodia are deteriorating rapidly, with deeply worrying implications for forthcoming elections and the future of democracy in the country, a United Nations human rights expert has said. The stark warning from the Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Cambodia comes after the Ministry of Interior began legal proceedings

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Brexit and the Right to Know

Brexit and the Right to Know

On Tuesday October 3rd 2017 the Financial Times published a very insightful article “Cutting through the Brexit cacophony” into the public’s mindset on Brexit if only they are properly informed. On the basis of a scientific study on a careful cross-section of the public, evidence clearly indicates that voters’ behaviour changes when debate enhances, pushing preference away from extreme positions

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In memory of professor Cherif Bassiouni

In memory of professor Cherif Bassiouni

Professor Em. M. Cherif Bassiouni passed away today at his home in Chicago. He was an extraordinary man and scholar, with whom we have had the enormous pleasure and honour of working together. In him we found an enthusiastic friend for the promotion of the Rule of Law. In November 2016, Professor Bassiouni accepted our proposal to collaborate with the Global

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Palestinian citizens seek justice in Israeli Court

Palestinian citizens seek justice in Israeli Court

The Jerusalem Post has defined it as one of the most singular cases in years, 51 citizens of the Palestinian National Authority (PA) appealed to the Court of Justice of the Jerusalem District asking for justice for the mistreatment that they have suffered by the hand of the Palestinian Authority’s police force. Between 1990 and 2003, the PA arbitrarily arrested,

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