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A rule of law ranking finds China improving in the areas of security, criminal justice and information rights, but ‘rule by law’ concerns remain

China is good at the very basic stuff,” explained the World Justice Project's chief researcher, referring to the nation's dissemination of information to its citizens, but he notes that low scores continue for access to more sensitive information. The nonprofit group's ranking index attempts to avoid bias toward a Western definition of rule of law by placing an emphasis on security.
1 year ago
Lucas Niewenhuis




By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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