Thursday, May 07, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

丈夫街头殴打妻子 哈尔滨开首份《家庭暴力告诫书》(Harbin man admonished by police after publicly beating wife as city tests out a “Domestic Violence Admonishment System”)
New Evening Newspaper, May 6, 2015
http://hlj.ifeng.com/news/detail_2015_05/07/3871337_0.shtml

Courts in China face balancing act on domestic abuse
家暴受害者杀夫案,法院夹在法理与民意之间
New York Times, May 6, 2015
EN: http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/05/06/courts-in-china-face-balancing-act-on-domestic-abuse/
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150507/c07chinacourts/

Chinese rights lawyer marks ten months under house arrest
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-05062015160836.html

人权律师浦志强案进入审查起诉关键期 (Rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang’s case enters critical investigation and prosecution stage)
Voice of America, May 7, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/latest-development-of-rights-attorney-20150507/2753348.html

Supreme People’s Court interprets the Administrative Litigation Law
Supreme Court Monitor, May 6, 2015
http://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/2015/05/

Related:
最高人民法院关于适用《中华人民共和国行政诉讼法》若干问题的解释
SPC Interpretation on The Administrative Litigation Law
Supreme People’s Court of the People’s Republic of China, April 22, 2015
CH: http://www.court.gov.cn/fabu-xiangqing-14294.html
EN: http://chinalawtranslate.com/en/allinterpretation/

Access to Information (信息公开)

Controversy erupts as policeman kills attacker in train station
Caixin, May 6, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-05-06/100806988.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Foreign NGO Management Law (Second Reading Draft) Full Text
China Law Translate, May 6, 2015
http://chinalawtranslate.com/en/foreign-ngo-draft-2/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese artist “warned off” 1989 Tiananmen activist photo project
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-64photos-05062015153018.html

天安门母亲坚称永不放弃诉求 山东11公民家庭纪念六四 (Tiananmen mothers insist they will never give up their demands as 11 Shandong families commemorate June Fourth)
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql3-05062015100719.html

Errant officials to be penalized for pollution
China Daily, May 7, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-05/07/content_20643404.htm

China military says some not taking graft fight seriously
Reuters, May 6, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/05/07/us-china-corruption-defence-idUSKBN0NS05M20150507

Critics say Xi’s anti-graft campaign shouldn’t be just about counting tigers
The Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/05/07/critics-say-xis-anti-graft-campaign-shouldnt-be-just-about-counting-tigers/

Retired Chinese health ministry official “investigated for corruption”
South China Morning Post, May 7, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1788065/retired-chinese-health-ministry-official-investigated-corruption

Hong Kong (香港)

香港中大學生反對 解放軍訪校活動延遲 (Visit by PLA troops postponed as CUHK students oppose)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 6, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/05/150506_cuhk_pla_protest

Related:
Chinese University postpones visit by Hong Kong PLA troops
South China Morning Post, May 7, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1787914/chinese-university-postpones-visit-hong-kong-pla

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

境外NGO法 攘外為了安內 (Foreign NGO Management Law: Repressing external forces to silence internal ones)
On.cc, May 6, 2015
http://hk.on.cc/cn/bkn/cnt/commentary/20150506/bkncn-20150506000318106-0506_05411_001.html

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Lead poisoning lawsuit tests China's resolve over pollution
The Age, May 6, 2015
http://www.theage.com.au/world/lead-poisoning-lawsuit-tests-chinas-resolve-over-pollution-20150506-ggv33r.html

Appeals against judicial process to be speeded up
China Daily, May 5, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-05/05/content_20629686.htm

广东中山将在公租房设家暴“庇护屋” (Zhongshan city, Guangdong, plans to install shelters in public housing projects for women fleeing domestic violence)
All China Women’s Federation, May 4, 2015
http://www.china-woman.com/2015-05/04/content_60503.htm

亳州成立首家反家暴庇护所 家暴受害妇女可获得法律援助 (Bozhou city, Anhui, establishes anti-domestic violence shelter where women can obtain legal aid)
Bozhou Daily, May 5, 2015
http://news.hefei.cc/2015/0505/025186667.shtml

殴打妻子致骨折 男子被判刑两年 (Man gets two years’ sentence for long-term domestic violence and causing wife’s bone fracture)
Health Channel, May 4, 2015
http://health.gmw.cn/newspaper/2015-05/04/content_106350424.htm

大陸律師抱團取暖 為陳建剛律師維權 (Chinese lawyers form rights defense group in support of lawyer Chen Jiangang)
New Tang Dynasty Television, May 5, 2015
http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/b5/2015/05/05/a1195021.html

浦志强收押周年北京检方三令补充侦查 (On 1-year anniversary of Pu Zhiqiang’s detention, Beijing prosecution orders further investigation for 3rd time)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 5, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/05/150505_china_activist_pu_zhiqiang

China wants more open legal system: Xinhua
Xinhua, May 6, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150506/news_20150506_56_1097399.htm

Access to Information (信息公开)

国家网信办公布可供网站转载新闻的新闻单位名单 (State Internet Information Office publishes list of media outlets permitted to repost news)
China.com, May 5, 2015
http://news.sdchina.com/show/3318824.html

近3成政府信息公开指南得零分 “三需要”成借口 (Study by Guangzhou CSO shows nearly 1/3 of government-issued “Open Government Information guides” are deficient and provide inadequate, incorrect, or misleading information)
Legal Net, May 5, 2015
http://news.sohu.com/20150505/n412393999.shtml

Chinese netizens migrate away from closely censored Weibo platforms
中国网民针对微博审查应对不同
Radio Free Asia, May 5, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/migrate-05052015135233.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf3-05052015100649.html