Human Rights in China
A La Trobe Asia hybrid event presented in collaboration with Human Rights Watch
- Wednesday 17 August 2022 05:30 pm until Wednesday 17 August 2022 06:30 pm (Add to calendar)
- La Trobe Asia
- Presented by:
- La Trobe Asia
- Type of Event:
- Seminar/Workshop/Training; Public
The track record of human rights in China is of global concern, with allegations of religious and ethnic repression, lack of freedom of information and civil liberties, violations of gender rights, and detainment of those who would speak out against the Chinese Communist Party.
While the Chinese government is focused on maintaining ‘social stability’, the response of states within the international community remains largely non-confrontational, despite the growing mountain of evidence of human rights violations and repressions. Some fear China is gradually altering the entire international human rights system by stealth.
What is the true situation of human rights in China? What response should be expected from the global community? What role can public activism play in improving the situation for Chinese people?
- Yaqiu Wang, Senior Researcher on China, Human Rights Watch
- Vicky Xu, Writer, journalist and researcher
- Dr Gerald Roche, Senior Research Fellow - La Trobe Asia
Professor James Leibold, Politics, La Trobe University
This panel will be in-person but will be streamed via zoom for participants who are unable to attend in-person.
La Trobe's City Campus - Room 2.11, Level 2
360 Collins Street, Melbourne
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