Tag: Canada

International appeal on the “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”

International appeal on the “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”

A cross-party international coalition of 682 parliamentarians and policymakers from 36 countries today issued a statement decrying Beijing’s “unilateral introduction of national security legislation in Hong Kong”, and calling for sympathetic governments to unite against this “flagrant breach of the Sino-British Joint Declaration”. Led by the former Governor of Hong Kong, Lord Patten, and the former UK Foreign Secretary, Sir

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Why the unusual speed of Canadian’s death sentence in China?

Why the unusual speed of Canadian’s death sentence in China?

“It is very unusual for a Chinese court to pronounce a death sentence only one hour after the end of the trial” said to Deutsche Welle an utterly surprised attorney Zhang Dongshuo after the Dalian People’s Intermediate Tribunal – a city in north-eastern China – sentenced to death for drug trafficking Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, a 36-year old Canadian citizen. It

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Panel “SOS Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

Panel “SOS Rule of Law” at the UN Human Rights Council

Earlier this morning at the Palais des Nations of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva took place the panel “SOS Rule of Law”. The panel was organized by the Permanent Mission of Italy, in cooperation with the Nonviolent Radical Party Transnational Transparty with the support of the Global Committee for the Rule of Law and Hands Off Cain. Italian

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