Monday, April 20, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Lawyers protest assault against female lawyer
China Digital Times, April 20, 2015
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/04/lawyers-protest-assault-female-lawyer/

Access to Information (信息公开)

Ching Cheong blasts arrest of Gao Yu
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 18, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150418/news_20150418_56_1092958.htm

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

高瑜案的警示 (Gao Yu’s case as a warning to us)
Human Rights in China Biweekly, April 20, 2015
http://biweekly.hrichina.org/article/27396

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese activist more determined after lockup
Associated Press, April 20, 2015
http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/cae69a7523db45408eeb2b3a98c0c9c5/Article_2015-04-19-AS--China-Woman%20Activist/id-22dc405e7a684052a7b26213bb6b8573

Related:
China's feminist five: “This is the worst crackdown on lawyers, activists and scholars in decades”
The Guardian, April 17, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/apr/17/chinas-feminist-five-this-is-the-worst-crackdown-on-lawyers-activists-and-scholars-in-decades

女权五女之~大兔泪目:这一次,你们比我更坚强勇敢 (“The Feminist Five”’s Datu in tears: This time, you all are stronger, braver than I)
Boxun, April 20, 2015
http://boxun.com/news/gb/china/2015/04/201504201804.shtml

HRIC Law Note: Five detained women released on “guarantee pending further investigation”
中国人权法律备忘录:五位被拘女权活动人士取保候审
Human Rights in China, April 13, 2015
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/en/hric-law-note-five-detained-women-released-guarantee-pending-further-investigation
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-ren-quan-fa-lu-bei-wang-lu-wu-wei-bei-ju-nu-quan-huo-dong-ren-shi-qu-bao-hou-shen

Supporting women's rights in China
声援中国女权人士
Human Rights in China, April 16, 2015
EN: http://bit.ly/1Hd5v5D
CH: http://bit.ly/1DTr8Wy

NGOs stepping up efforts to help migrant workers in China
Channel News Asia, April 20, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/ngos-stepping-up-efforts/1794868.html

Government Accountability, (政府问责)

Top Zhou aide indicted for graft
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 18, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150418/news_20150418_56_1092957.htm

China says using young, educated anti-graft officials as “fox hunters”
Reuters, April 18, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/18/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0N909U20150418

Hong Kong (香港)

Pan-democrats plan rival political reform campaign
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 20, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150420/news_20150420_56_1093250.htm

Related:
Government to promote reform proposal to public
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 19, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150419/news_20150419_56_1093167.htm

Beijing will never keep its vow, says Alan Leong
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 17, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150417/news_20150417_56_1092856.htm

HK justice department accused of dragging feet on police brutality complaints
Channel News Asia, April 17, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hk-justice-department/1790566.html

Scholarism questions motive behind arrests
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 17, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150417/news_20150417_56_1092891.htm

Uni review urged over “meddling”
The Standard, April 20, 2015
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp

University of Hong Kong plan to enforce student visits to mainland China sends ripples across campus
South China Morning Post, April 18, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1769303/hku-make-mainland-china-experience-compulsory

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China kills 2 alleged terror suspects near Vietnam border
The Hindu, April 17, 2015
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/south-asia/china-kills-2-alleged-terror-suspects-near-vietnam-border/article7113815.ece