DW reporters in China: Documenting the erosion of fundamental rights
09 May 2021 | 12:38 pm
The rule of law in the People's Republic of China is eroding, as it is in Hong Kong, where it has practically been suspended. DW reporters have followed these developments — now, they are being honored with press awards.
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