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Volume 41, Issue 5

International Human Rights Scrutiny of China's Treatment of Human Rights Lawyers and Defenders: The committee Against Torture

As a State party to the Convention against Torture since 1988, the People’s Republic of China (“PRC” or “China”) has the obligation to present periodic reports on its compliance with the Convention for review by a committee of experts, the Committee against Torture (“CAT” or “the Committee”), which examines the reports in public sessions. From its first review of China in 1990, the ten-member Committee pressed China for assurances that it guarantees...

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Recommended citation:
Felice Gaer, International Human Rights Scrutiny of China's Treatment of Human Rights Lawyers and Defenders: The committee Against Torture, 41 Fordham Int'l L.J. 1165 (2018).