Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Legislature Approves Reform of Jury System
Caixin, April 27, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-04-27/100804171.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

”因家暴杀夫判死缓”是否公正 (On whether it is just to receive a death sentence reprieve for murder of abusive husband)
Hua Xia, April 27, 2015
http://www.huaxia.com/xw/xjbzq/2015/04/4376434.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese magazine warned by censors, future now uncertain
Radio Free Asia, April 27, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/warned-04272015103205.html

Lawsuit over banned memoir asks China to explain censorship
李锐之女起诉中国海关没收其父回忆录
The New York Times, April 27, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150427/c27memoir/dual/

China’s Internet censor increases scrutiny on news portals
Bloomberg, April 28, 2015
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-28/china-internet-censor-increases-scrutiny-on-online-news-portals

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“Vulnerable” women activists struggle to rebuild lives after detention
Radio Free Asia, April 27, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/rebuild-04272015131002.html

Related:
Chinese officers harshly interrogated women’s rights activist, husband says
The New York Times, April 27, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/28/world/asia/wu-rongrong-interrogation-china.html

Supporting women's rights in China
声援中国女权人士
Human Rights in China, April 24, 2015
EN: http://bit.ly/1Hd5v5D
CH: http://bit.ly/1DTr8Wy

Most recent page update:
Wu Rongrong recounts police threats during interrogation in detention: “before they started taking notes and video recording, they would howl at me: ‘we’ll tie you up, throw you in a cell with men, and let them gang rape you; also, your son is only four, there’ll be trouble ahead with school and work.’
武嵘嵘讲述被拘留审讯期间警察对她的威胁:“他们给我做笔录和同步录音录像开始之前,会给我很大的威胁,比如他们向我吼‘把你捆绑后扔到男号子里去,让他们轮奸你’,还有比如‘你儿子才四岁吧,以后上学和工作都会麻烦了!’……”

Why China arrested, then released, five feminists
The Economist, April 27, 2015
http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/04/economist-explains-25

Government Accountability, (政府问责)

China opens corruption inquiry into Sinopec president
The New York Times, April 27, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/28/world/asia/china-opens-corruption-inquiry-into-sinopec-president.html

Related:
China’s antigraft authority takes aim at Sinopec
Wall Street Journal, April 27, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-antigraft-authority-takes-aim-at-sinopec-1430150045

China probes doctor over US$18 million bribes, 100 houses
Channel NewsAsia, April 28, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-probes-doctor-over/1811466.html

The big bribes in the junior ranks of China's cadres
South China Morning Post, April 28, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1778250/big-bribes-junior-ranks-chinas-cadres

贪官忏悔:收钱后,我成了送钱人的“奴才” (Confession of corrupt official: after accepting bribes, I became a slave to the briber)
People’s Daily, April 28, 2015
http://fanfu.people.com.cn/n/2015/0428/c64371-26916370.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China suffers internet glitch
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 28, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150428/news_20150428_56_1095426.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

CY blasts protesters for obstructing officials
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 28, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150428/news_20150428_56_1095518.htm

Related:
CY takes aim at activists as Lam rides into chaos
The Standard, April 27, 2015
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=4&art_id=156452&sid=44341068&con_type=1&d_str=20150427&fc=1

梁愛詩:若泛民堅持反對8.31決定 難繼續討論 (Ex Secretary for Justice Elsie Leung: If pan-dems insist on opposing “August 31 Decision,” there is hardly room to negotiate)
Radio Television Hong Kong, April 28, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150428/news_20150428_55_1095485.htm