• Annual Report on China's Judicial Reform 2015
    Jun 10, 2016

    2015 was another pivotal year for judicial reform in China. The Implementation Plan on the current round of judicial reforms, released in April, set the blueprint and timetable for the reforms announced in the Fourth Five-Year Judicial Reform Plan (2014-2018) in 2014. The reforms cover a broad scope with measures adopted to strengthen judicial accountability and improve the capacity of the judiciary. This report presents and analyzes recent developments in judicial reform that occurred over the past year. It highlights the ambition for comprehensive reform by focusing on general as well as specific measures across different areas of the judiciary, the procuratorate, and the legal profession at large, and reflects on the successes and challenges in their implementation.

  • Being LGBTI in China
    May 15, 2016

    The survey reflects the life experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI) people, and people with other non-conforming sexual orientation, gender identities and expressions, in regards to the legal environment, education, employment, family, access to health service, mental health, media, social services, faith and other areas, especially in terms of discrimination and unfair treatment suffered by sexual and gender minorities as well as social attitudes towards them.

  • Annual Report on China's Judicial Reform 2014
    Mar 14, 2016

    2014 was a critical year for the rule of law in China. In July 2014, the SPC issued its Fourth Five Year Judicial Reform Plan (2014-2018), marking the beginning of a new round of judicial reforms for the next five years.