Peking University Team Won the Championship of the 17th Asia-Pacific Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition
From March 6th to 9th, the 17th Asia-Pacific Red Cross International Humanitarian Law Moot Court Competition was held in Hong Kong. The Peking University team, composed of students from Law School, stood out among the 24 teams involved all the way through the competition and finally won the championship. This is the best result ever achieved by universities in mainland China.
The competition was jointly organized by the Hong Kong Red Cross and the International Committee of the Red Cross. The contestants served as the prosecution and defense lawyers to appear in court and reply through a fictitious case with respect to international humanitarian law as a moot trail in International Criminal Court. In the competition, the Peking University Law School team members were fully prepared and calmly responded to the defense based on their enriched knowledge reserve and calm mentality. They showed their solidity of profession, the depth of analysis, the clarity of logic of court statement, and the accuracy of answering, which were highly appreciated and respected by the judges and opponents.
Su Shirui, the undergraduate student of 2016 from Law School, served as the leader and researcher of the Peking University team. Jin Yuanyuan and Jiang Wanghao, both the undergraduate student of 2017 from Law School, served as the team members. Qiao Yifu, the teacher from Law School, served as the instructor. During the preparation process, the team members received full support and guarantee from all departments of Law School, teachers, alumni and seniors.
Congratulations to the Peking University team again!
Translated by: Yin Ziyou
Edited by: Xie Zhao