2019•China-Europe Seminar on Human Rights was held on June 21, 2019 in Vienna, Austria. The topic of this seminar is "Comparison of Human Rights Values between the East and the West". Experts and scholars from the field of human rights in China and Europe conducted in-depth exchanges on the following sub-topics: Universality and Speciality of Human Rights, the Human Rights Significance of the Community with a Shared Future for Human Beings, the History and Evolution of the Value of Human Rights and Human Rights Practice in China since the Founding of People's Republic of China and Its Global Significance.

Chinese human rights experts conduct exchanges in Austria

The “2019· China-Europe Seminar on Human Rights” co-sponsored by the China Society for Human Rights Studies and the Austria-China Friendship Association will be held in Vienna, Austria on Friday.[more..]

Vienna hosts China-Europe Human Rights Seminar

The 2019 edition of the annual China-Europe Human Rights Seminar opened on Friday, bringing together around 100 experts and scholars under the theme of "Comparison of Human Rights Values between the East and the West ".[more..]

CHANG Jian: Chinese and European Views of Human Rights: Horizon Dividing, Extension, Fusion and Convergence

The views of human rights in China and Europe originates from different cultural traditions with different horizons. The background color of Chinese traditional culture is holism and livelihood. Its logic is from the state to society and then to individuals. The focus of attention is on how the country can safeguard the survival of its people. [more..]

LI Xiao: The Course and Latest Progress of Human Rights Judicial Guarantee

Judicial guarantee of Human rights is an important part of the cause of human rights. China's human rights judicial guarantee has gone through an extraordinary course. After 2013, we will comprehensively deepen judicial reform, promote the reform of the criminal Procedure system centered on trial, improve the litigation system, continuously increase the strength of judicial openness, and enhance the level of judicial protection of human rights in all aspects.[more..]

Fabio Massimo Parenti: Geopolitical Use of Human Rights Doctrine in Western Interventionism

“Humanitarian” wars and media campaigns to support them have shaped international relations during the last decades. Following the seminal work of Danilo Zolo, they have been the most recent manifestations of Western HRs doctrine application, which in turn presuppose the primacy of “individual rights” on “collective rights”, as well as the primacy of a new “universalistic criterion” over the “particularistic principles” regulating IRs legal framework - State sovereignty respect.[more..]

Jan Campbell: A Contextual View at Human Rights

Given issues, like the absence of trust in geopolitics and international relations, ruthless competition between states and civilizations to name a few and which surround the topic, this paper will argue that the key fundamental human rights cannot be protetcted in absolute terms.[more..]

Gábor Megadja: The Ideological Jihad of Liberalism: Human Rights as a Means to Achieving the Universal and Homogeneous State

The aim of the study is to show how Western liberalism is increasingly becoming an ideological rule by moral imperialism, thereby showing totalitarian traits. One of its most important components is human rights ideology which is effectively used as a means to rule. The main goal is to take the ideology of human rights out of regular political discussions and debates, thereby giving it a ‘meta-political’ status. [more..]

YANG Bochao:“Consciousness” and “Common” ——Consciousness and Shared Future with the Eastern and Western Philosophy under Principles of International Law

The idea of building a community with a shared future for human beings is a public product with Chinese characteristics offering by the Chinese government. It contains public international law theory which was established in order to overcome global challenges the international community suffering in the new era. [more..]

Sonia Bressler: The Human Rights of the Future

To understand and to question the notion of right, must today imperatively be done in a philosophical way. The philosophical approach allows us to use the tools of the systemic approach grasp the questions of yesterday, today and the future. Together, we must now propose reflexive lines taking into account the cultural differences between Western and Chinese thought. In mutual understanding, we will then lay the foundations for a common future. [more..]

SHAN Chun: Confucian Ethics on Civil Rights

The political and legal significance of human rights ethics manifested by the doctrine of the Confucius and Mencius are as follows: subjectivity, fairness, secularity, and altruism, which tend to be very precious spiritual resources in the development of communication and mutual benefit of human civilization.[more..]

QIAO Congrui: The Principle of Good Governance and Its Application in China

Good governance has been increasingly popular in human rights debates and policies over the last two decades. The current scholarship, however, does not pay due attention to the interplay between good governance and rights protection in less developed countries such as China. This article explores a hitherto under-examined case of China on its acceptance and application of good governance norms in recent years.[more..]

ZHANG Wei, ZHANG Yaqi: Retrospect and Prospect of the Development of Human Rights in China's Reform and Opening up in the Past 40 Years

China has comprehensively strengthened the construction of human rights rule of law, made great efforts to promote the development of human rights in the fields of legislation, judicature, law enforcement and education, and successfully embarked on a path of human rights development in line with China's national conditions. On this basis, there is still huge room for development in the future of the rule of law with human rights as the core.[more..]