Junteng Zheng


Junteng Zheng is a practicing international lawyer with a focus on international criminal law and human rights. He is the Mark Hass Fellow at Columbia Law School. He is also the 2017-18 Arthur C. Helton Fellow with the American Society of International Law. Zheng holds an LL.B. from Renmin University of China, School of Law and a J.D. from the University of California, Davis School of Law.

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European Court of Justice Bans Homosexuality Tests for Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers in European Union countries will no longer be subject to psychological tests to prove their homosexuality, according to a decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on 25 January 2018. In F v. Bevándorlási és Állampolgársági Hivatal, the ECJ declared the illegality of the use of psychological reports based on projective personality tests in…

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Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge: Crimes Against Humanity

Despite widespread condemnation from the U.N., Council of Europe, E.U., United States, and other countries, a brutal campaign against gay men in Chechnya continues. The abuses take the form of abduction-style detention, enforced disappearances, torture, and killings. Considering the systematic features and the brutality of the abuses, Chechnya’s anti-gay campaign amounts to crimes against…

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