China will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFPChina will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFP
China will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFP

Two Sessions 2020: coronavirus lawsuits spur call in China for rethink on state immunity

  • Lawmakers say the time right for the country to let Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts
  • Submission to NPC comes amid legal claims overseas demanding that Beijing pay compensation for the pandemic
Topic |   Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui)
China will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFPChina will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFP
China will consider an idea to allow Chinese citizens sue foreign governments in its courts. Photo: AFP
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