Human rights in China : selected examinations /

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Author / Creator:Austin, Kimberly, 1965-
Imprint:New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2014.
Description:1 online resource.
Series:China in transition
China in transition (Nova Science Publishers)
Subject:Human rights -- China.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights.
Human rights.
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This book examines human rights issues in the People's Republic of China (PRC), including ongoing rights abuses, legal reforms, and the development of civil society. Major events of the past year include the PRC leadership transition, the Wukan protests over land expropriation, the negotiations that allowed legal advocate Chen Guangcheng to leave China, and the Tibetan selfimmolations. Ongoing human rights problems include excessive use of force by public security forces, unlawful detention, torture of detainees, arbitrary use of state security laws against political dissidents and ethnic grou.
Other form:Print version: Austin, Kimberly. Human Rights in China : Selected Examinations. Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., ©2014 9781634631808