Thursday, January 3, 2008

Commentary: Arrest of Human Rights Activist Shows China's Determination to Suppress Protests

After the December 27 detention of Chinese human rights activist Hu Jia, Dui Hua was invited by JURIST, a web-based legal news and legal research service, to comment on the significance of the detention in terms of China's approach to handling popular dissent. Dui Hua Executive Director John Kamm submitted a perspective on the topic entitled, "Arrest of human rights activist shows China's determination to suppress protests."