Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese police accused in fatal station shooting
Taipei Times, May 12, 2015
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2015/05/12/2003618112

Related:
黑龙江枪击案补偿协议为死者堂兄签订 妻姐称无效 (Heilongjiang fatal station shooting: sisters of victim’s wife deny validity of compensation agreement signed by cousin)
Phoenix New Media, May 11, 2015
http://news.ifeng.com/a/20150510/43727751_0.shtml

Access to Information (信息公开)

Draft China National Security Laws promote socialist values and censorship
International Federation of Journalists, May 11, 2015
http://www.ifj.org/nc/news-single-view/backpid/33/article/draft-china-national-security-laws-promote-socialist-values-and-censorship/

Lack of transparency adds to public-government mistrust
Global Times, May 11, 2015
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/920947.shtml

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

The future is already present? How the draft foreign NGO management law could be applied
China Law and Policy, May 11, 2015
http://chinalawandpolicy.com/2015/05/11/the-future-is-already-present-how-the-draft-foreign-ngo-management-law-could-be-applied/

Related:
境外非政府组织管理法(草案二次审议稿)全文 (Overseas NGO Draft Law Foreign NGO Management Law (2nd draft for review)) [Proposed Overseas NGO Draft Law foreign NGO management law now open for public comment]
The National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/lfgz/flca/2015-05/05/content_1935666.htm

王天安:希望父亲出席我的婚礼 (Wang Tian’an, daughter of political prisoner Wang Bingzhang: I wish my father could attend my wedding)
Voice of America, May 12, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/voaweishi-20150511-voaconnects-wang-bingzhang-wang-tianan/2762885.html

Counterterrorism (反恐)

宜春市公安铸造反恐处突“尖刀”(Yichun city develops special counterterrorism police force to handle emergencies)
Dajiang Net, May 12, 2015
http://jxyc.jxnews.com.cn/system/2015/05/12/013862366.shtml

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China's local governments lay down rules to punish laidback officials
South China Morning Post, May 11, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1793890/chinas-local-governments-lay-down-rules-punish-laidback

China's top anti-graft agency slams slack local graft-busters for allowing corrupt cadres to rise
South China Morning Post, May 11, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1793888/chinas-top-anti-graft-agency-slams-slack-local-graft

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China, U.S. have weapons for cyberassault
Voice of America, May 11, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-us-have-weapons-for-cyberattack/2760213.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong's Tiananmen massacre museum under pressure: activists
Radio Free Asia, May 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/musem-05112015133113.html

Pro-Beijing group stages petition in support of Hong Kong government's electoral reforms
Channel NewsAsia, May 11, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/pro-beijing-group-stages/1839132.html

學術及專業界聯署籲否決假普選方案 (Academic and professional circles jointly petition to vote down “fake” universal suffrage proposal)
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 12, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150512/news_20150512_55_1098919.htm

周融質疑三大學聯合民調能否代表全港市民 (Robert Chow Yung, leader of anti -Occupy Central‬ campaign doubts that 3 universities’ joint opinion poll on the political reform proposal can be representative of all HK residents)
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 12, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150512/news_20150512_55_1098924.htm

史密斯议员:香港应拒绝现有选举方案 (U.S. lawmaker Chris Smith: Hong Kong should reject the current election proposal)
Voice of America, May 12, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/lawmaker-urges-hk-20150511/2763967.html