Tag: human rights

China’s Internal Migrants: Flowing into big cities – but ending up with disappointment?

When I first talked to Xiao Zhang he was packing his bag in a tiny, shabby room near a construction site where he worked. He […]

Strait differences: attitudes towards same-gender rights in Taiwan and Mainland China

On the 24th of May, the Taiwanese Constitutional Court invalided marriage law defining unions between a man and a woman. The court ordered the parliament […]

Bhutan, Body Counts and Beauty

In elegant white cursive, the words “mountains, monasteries and magic” accompany an image of a picturesque Buddhist temple delicately balanced on the edge of a […]

Chinese “black children” refugee protection claims in Australia; A consistent approach?

SARAH LONGO details Australia’s response to refugee protection claims from children born outside the one-child policy. A consequence of China’s one-child policy was the creation […]