Lecture Series

800px-Pudong,_Shanghai,_with_river_traffic LECTURE:
The PR China and the International Human Rights System
Thursday, January 23, 2014
6 pm KWZ, Room 0.603
Peter-Tobias Stoll, Göttingen University


One of the most controversial issues about the PR China concerns its commitment to
respect, protect and fulfill human rights. After explaining the international human
rights system, including standards, institutions and procedures for compliance and
enforcement, recent country reports and related activities of UN human rights bodies
will be explained. After a brief review of relevant legal instruments of the country and
the Constitution in particular, the academic debate on the issue will be briefly

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