Thursday, June 11, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

最高法:符合条件的拆迁纠纷案件一律登记立案 (Supreme Court: all eligible demolition and relocation disputes will be filed)
The Beijing News, June 9, 2015
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2015/06/09/366504.html

Loosened “hukou” restrictions in Xinjiang benefit Hans, not Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/hukou-06102015163757.html

Four “left-behind” children in China die of poisoning after being abandoned
The Guardian, June 11, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/11/four-left-behind-children-in-china-die-of-poisoning-after-being-abandoned-by-parents

China corruption: Life term for ex-security chief Zhou
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 11, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-33095453

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Unshaven and proud: winners of the Chinese women’s armpit contest
The New York Times, June 11, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/06/11/unshaven-and-proud-winners-of-the-chinese-womens-armpit-contest/

Related:
Chinese feminists hold armpit hair photo contest
The Guardian, June 11, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/10/chinese-feminists-armpit-hair-photo-contest

Chinese police detain 17 ethnic Mongolians as grasslands protests spread
Radio Free Asia, June 10, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/mongolia-herders-06102015120905.html

China condemns Tibet protesters, says won't shake bid resolve
Reuters, June 11, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/11/us-olympics-china-protests-idUSKBN0OR0TH20150611

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中央和省级政府将推“收费清单” (Central and provincial governments to provide “list of fees” to public)
People Online, June 10, 2015
http://finance.people.com.cn/n/2015/0609/c1004-27122310.html

China expects long struggle in hunt for corrupt suspects that have fled abroad
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1819551/china-expects-long-struggle-hunt-corrupt-suspects-have

Ex-Chinese official, wanted for graft, applies for U.S. asylum
Reuters, June 10, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/11/us-china-corruption-usa-idUSKBN0OR03W20150611

“二次房改”構築兩大保障體係 (“Second Housing Reform” to establish two mechanisms to protect affordability and peaceful settlement)
Economic Information, June 11, 2015
http://big5.news.cn/gate/big5/jjckb.xinhuanet.com/2015-06/11/content_550799.htm

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Hackers may have obtained names of Chinese with ties to U.S. government
中国黑客或取得美国政府雇员中国亲友名单
The New York Times, June 10, 2015
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/11/world/asia/hackers-may-have-obtained-names-of-chinese-with-ties-to-us-government.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/usa/20150611/c11breach/

Column: China, espionage and the law of cyberwar
Voice of America, June 10, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/column-china-espionage-and-the-law-of-cyber-war-/2814621.html

Hong Kong (香港)

”Tens of thousands” of protesters to flood Hong Kong streets as Legco votes on election reform
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1820033/tens-thousands-protesters-flood-hong-kong-streets-legco

Related:
Starry Lee urges tight security ahead of vote
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 11, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20150611/news_20150611_56_1106694.htm

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/

Related:
Beijing stands firm on opposing HK independence
The Standard, June 11, 2015
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp

In Hong Kong, uncertainty reigns as vote support slips
Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/06/11/in-hong-kong-uncertainty-reigns-as-vote-support-slips/

北京重申香港特首新選舉方案不可更改 (Beijing reiterates that proposal for HK Chief Executive election will not change)
The New York Times, June 11, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150611/c11hongkong/zh-hant/

三大學滾動民調 反對政改方案比率首次超越支持 (Rolling poll of 3 universities shows for first time majority “against” political reform package)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 11, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150611/news_20150611_55_1106729.htm

民陣等團體周日起遊行及集會拒絕假普選 (Civil Human Rights Front, Scholarism, Democratic Party, and Civic Party to organize march and assembly to oppose “fake” universal suffrage on Sunday)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 11, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150611/news_20150611_55_1106740.htm

港大民調:警隊滿意度屬紀律部隊中最低 (HKU survey: satisfaction rate of police lowest among disciplinary forces)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 11, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150611/news_20150611_55_1106739.htm

香港政改表决 这些事情你知道吗? (Do you know these things about HK’s vote on political reform?)
Deutsche Welle, June 11, 2015
http://www.dw.de/香港政改表决-这些事情你知道吗/a-18507203

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China needs critical voices
The Diplomat, June 10, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/06/china-needs-critical-voices/