This report was edited by Sophie Richardson, advocacy director for the Asia Division; Brad Adams, executive director for the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch; and Joseph Saunders, deputy director of the Program department. Dinah PoKempner, general counsel for Human Rights Watch, provided legal review.
Andrea Cottom, associate for the Asia Division, provided administrative and technical assistance. Production assistance was provided by Grace Choi and Fitzroy Hepkins.
Human Rights Watch is especially grateful to Professor Fu Hualing and Jeffrey Prescott for reviewing an earlier version of this report, as well as to the many Chinese legal professionals who volunteered their comments but preferred to remain anonymous.
Human Rights Watch wishes to thank several donors for their support including David A. Jones, Jr., Mary and Michael E. Gellert, as well as a very generous anonymous donor.