Thursday, May 28, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Arrest sheds light on Chinese lawyers’ protest over rape and murder case
South China Morning Post, May 27, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1810031/arrest-sheds-light-chinese-lawyers-protest-over-rape

Access to Information (信息公开)

Wu Gan [Tufu] jailed for insulting judge, Baidu and Sina Weibo censor search results for "Wu Gan"
Fei Chang Dao, May 26, 2015
http://blog.feichangdao.com/2015/05/wu-gan-jailed-for-insulting-judge-baidu.html

China's new defense white paper and military law
Global Military Justice Reform, May 26, 2015
http://globalmjreform.blogspot.hk/2015/05/chinas-new-defense-white-paper-and.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

俄出台《不受欢迎组织法》防 “颜色革命” (Russia unveils “undesirable organizations law” to prevent a “color revolution”)
Legal Daily, May 26, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150526/Articel11002GN.htm

Related:
Enemies of the state: Beijing targets NGOs
The Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/enemies-of-the-state-beijing-targets-ngos-1432622054

China’s draft foreign NGO law’s impact on a new world order
China Law and Policy, May 26, 2015
http://chinalawandpolicy.com/2015/05/26/chinas-draft-foreign-ngo-laws-impact-on-a-new-world-order/

HRIC Law Note: Draft Law on Foreign NGOs Undermines Chinese Civil Society and China’s International Engagement
中国人权法律评论:境外非政府组织管理法草案损害了中国的民间社会和中国政府的国际参与
Human Rights in China, May 21, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/legal-resources/hric-law-note-draft-law-foreign-ngos-undermines-chinese-civil-society-and-chinas
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-ren-quan-fa-lu-ping-lun-jing-wai-fei-zheng-fu-zu-zhi-guan-li-fa-cao-sun-hai-liao-zhong-guo

Chinese students in the west call for transparency over Tiananmen Square
The Guardian, May 26, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/may/26/chinese-students-uk-us-australia-tiananmen-square-letter-china

Related:
On the 26th Anniversary of Tian’anmen Massacre – an Open Letter to Fellow Students in Mainland China
China Change, May 27, 2015
http://chinachange.org/2015/05/27/on-the-26th-anniversary-of-tiananmen-massacre-an-open-letter-to-fellow-students-in-mainland-china/

Graffiti in China, part two: The writing on the wall
The Diplomat, May 26, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/graffiti-in-china-part-two-the-writing-on-the-wall/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

回顾八十年代的自由化浪潮--纪念六四26周年(胡平)(Hu Ping: Reviewing the wave of liberalization in the 1980s—Commemorating the 26th anniversary of June Fourth)
Radio Free Asia, May 25, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/pinglun/huping/hp-05252015133030.html

Related:
June Fourth Overview
六四概述
Human Rights in China
EN: http://hrichina.org/en/june-fourth-overview
CH: http://hrichina.org/chs/liu-si-gai-shu

A dilemma for China's corruption fighters
The Diplomat, May 26, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/a-dilemma-for-chinas-corruption-fighters/

吉林珲春公安被指刑讯逼供:民警抠伤犯罪嫌疑人耳朵 (Jilin Hunchun public security bureau identified as using torture: video and photos show suspect’s head and ear injuries from police beating )
China Radio International, May 26, 2015
http://gb.cri.cn/42071/2015/05/26/2225s4975773.htm

Related:
Tiger chairs and cell bosses: police torture of criminal suspects in China
Human Right Watch, May 13, 2015
http://www.hrw.org/node/134845

Hong Kong (香港)

周日晤京官撞遊行 梁振英:六四活動年年有 (HK legislators’ May 31 meeting with Beijing officials on same day as June Fourth march, CY Leung says “June Fourth activities happen every year. . . people should decide which is more important”)
AM730, May 27, 2015
http://www.am730.com.hk/article-266175

Joshua Wong fears Beijing critics are now targets
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 27, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150527/news_20150527_56_1102751.htm

After Occupy, democracy activists gear up for battle of Hong Kong electoral reform
South China Morning Post, May 26, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1808846/after-occupy-democracy-activists-gear-battle-hong-kong

HKU students' union to hold its own June 4 vigil
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 27, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150527/news_20150527_56_1102714.htm

In Hong Kong, Tiananmen vigil highlights a rift
Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/in-hong-kong-june-4-marks-a-rift-1432696667

Counterterrorism (反恐)

新疆吐尔尕特边检站开展联合反恐处突演练(图) (Xinjiang's Torugart Pass border inspection holds joint counterterrorism exercises)
China News, May 21, 2015
http://www.chinanews.com/sh/2015/05-21/7292762.shtml

Thousands of villagers help police hunt for Xinjiang terrorists
China Daily, May 26, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-05/26/content_20823507.htm

The terrorist threat in China
The Diplomat, May 26, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/05/the-terrorist-threat-in-china/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

盡論中國:留學生藉「六四」挑戰習近平 (Opinions on China: Overseas students challenge Xi Jinping with June Fourth)
Apple Daily, May 27, 2015
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20150527/19161765