Thursday, June 11, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Human rights in the People’s Daily
China Media Project, June 9, 2015
http://cmp.hku.hk/2015/06/09/38937/

Related:
国新办发布《2014年中国人权事业的进展》白皮书
Full Text: Progress in China's Human Rights in 2014
The Central People’s Government of the People’s Republic of China, June 8, 2015
CH: http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2015-06/08/content_2875241.htm
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2015-06/08/c_134306536.htm

庆安纪委官员疑似因进京举报领导被蒙面人围殴致死 (Heilongjiang Qing’an discipline inspector beaten to death by masked group, possibly because of reporting official misconduct to Beijing)
Radio France Internationale, June 9, 2015
http://rfi.my/1MGYytn

1937个村社区聘请法律顾问 (1,937 village communities to hire legal consultants)
Legal Daily, June 9, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150609/Articel03002GN.htm

法官助理制度的探索 (An exploration of the system of judicial clerking)
Caijing, June 9, 2015
http://magazine.caijing.com.cn/20150608/3900316.shtml

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China holds activist who posted umbrella selfie on Tiananmen Square on June 4
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/selfie-06092015102206.html

BBC中國博客:女子腋毛運動引爭議 (BBC China blog: Women’s armpit hair competition stirs debate)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 9, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/06/150609_china_blog_armpit

Government Accountability (政府问责)

去年国家赔偿金额达1.1亿元 (China paid RMB 110 million in state compensations last year)
Kaixian, June 9, 2015
http://www.kaixian.tv/gd/2015/0609/207435.html

Senior leader urges progress of Party members' discipline awareness
Xinhua, June 8, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-06/09/c_134308383.htm

214 fugitives nabbed in “Fox Hunt 2015”
China Daily, June 10, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-06/10/content_20957010.htm

China says hunt for overseas graft suspects will be long-term
Reuters, June 10, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/10/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0OQ09620150610

Clashes in China's Jiangxi after teen's body is found near factory
Radio Free Asia, June 9, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/clashes-06092015144105.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

社会治安心中有数手中有招 (Community security systems possess effective means of electronic surveillance)
Legal Daily, June 9, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150609/Articel04005GN.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong tent protesters insist they will quit “village” after Legislative Council political reform vote
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1819402/hong-kong-tent-protesters-insist-they-will-quit-village

”Very slim chance” Hong Kong reform package will be passed, Carrie Lam admits
South China Morning Post, June 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1819167/very-slim-chance-hong-kong-reform-package-will-be-passed

Carrie Lam meets more lawmakers over reform plan
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 9, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150609/news_20150609_56_1106145.htm

Related:
With decision near on Hong Kong elections, Beijing affirms its case
The New York Times, June 10, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/06/10/with-decision-near-on-hong-kong-elections-beijing-affirms-its-case

香港人士:习近平下台前政改没希望 (HK health services sector: No hope for political reform during Xi Jingping reign)
Voice of America, June 10, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-universal-suffrage-forum-20150610/2815460.html

三大滾動民調支持反對政改首現相同比率 (Rolling poll of 3 universities shows same percentage of “for” and “against” political reform package for first time)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 10, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150610/news_20150610_55_1106435.htm

Related:
王國興指三間大學滾動民調結果不可信 (Pro-Beijing lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing doubts reliability of rolling poll by 3 universities)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 10, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150610/news_20150610_55_1106473.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China has right to regulate NGOs, but should recognise the positive role they play
South China Morning Post, June 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1819425/china-has-right-regulate-ngos-should-recognise-positive-role