Peking University professor He Weifang. Photo: Simon Song

China risks ‘the legitimacy of the Communist Party’s regime’ without changes, says law professor

  • Peking University law professor He Weifang calls for China to fulfil the commitments it made when it joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001
  • The outspoken critic of China’s legal system made the comments during the ongoing trade war with the United States which has led to an economic slowdown
Topic |   China economy

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Peking University professor He Weifang. Photo: Simon Song
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Peking University professor He Weifang said the “the legal reasoning and adversary system in the United States is charming, the process of the case will be a great legal education to the Chinese public and its authority.” Photo: Simon Song

Huawei’s US government lawsuit may lift the air of ‘mystery’ around the Chinese telecoms giant

  • The US Congress has banned federal agencies from using equipment made by the Shenzhen-based firm due to national security concerns
  • Professor He Weifang says the case ‘would be fantastic’ if it helped reveal details of Huawei’s ownership structure and relationship with the Chinese government
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Peking University professor He Weifang said the “the legal reasoning and adversary system in the United States is charming, the process of the case will be a great legal education to the Chinese public and its authority.” Photo: Simon Song
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