Friday, April 17, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

China jails journalist over leaked “state secrets”
高瑜涉「為境外非法提供國家秘密罪」被判七年
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 17, 2015
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-32346382
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/04/150417_china_gaoyu_sentence

Related:
HRIC statement: Heavy Sentence for Gao Yu Exposes Hollowness of “Rule by Law” in China
中国人权声明:重判高瑜暴露中国“依法治国”的虚伪
Human Rights in China, April 17, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/heavy-sentence-gao-yu-exposes-hollowness-rule-law-china
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/sheng-ming/zhong-pan-gao-yu-bao-lu-zhong-guo-yi-fa-zhi-guo-de-xu-wei

外國記者會認為高瑜案判刑無根據 (The Foreign Correspondents' Club HK finds no basis for Gao Yu’s conviction)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 17, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150417/news_20150417_55_1092845.htm

Human Rights Commissioner Strässer on conviction of Chinese journalist Gao Yu
Federal Foreign Office (Germany), April 17, 2015
http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Infoservice/Presse/Meldungen/2015/150417_MRHH-GaoYu.html

江苏盐城千万富翁拍城管打人遭群殴 照片被删除 (Multimillionaire from Yancheng, Jiangsu beaten by a group of urban management officers for having photographed them attacking citizens, posted photos deleted)
Legal Daily, April 17, 2015
http://www.onmoon.com/chs/2015/04/17/830332.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Graft, front and center
News China, May, 2015
http://www.newschinamag.com/magazine/graft-front-and-center#id:2217#date:16:29

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese tech center denies U.S. allegations over supercomputer use
Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinese-tech-center-denies-u-s-allegations-over-supercomputer-use-1429195553?tesla=y

Hong Kong (香港)

Scholarism warns pan-dems against wavering
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 17, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150417/news_20150417_56_1092680.htm

Scholarism student arrested
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 17, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150417/news_20150417_56_1092685.htm

Hong Kong protester “beaten by police” demands attackers be charged
The Guardian, April 17, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/17/hong-kong-protester-ken-tsang-pro-democracy

Hongkongers rejoice at curbs on mainland visitors
Financial Times, April 17, 2015
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/7446b6d6-e4b0-11e4-9039-00144feab7de.html