Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China: women prisoner numbers rise 10 times faster than men
Duihua, June 23, 2015
http://www.duihuahrjournal.org/2015/06/china-women-prisoner-numbers-rise-10.html

心理健康教育普及率达100% (Mental health education penetration rate reaches 100% of women prisoners in Yunnan)
Legal Daily, June 23, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150623/Articel02001GN.htm

郭飞雄的逆袭:起诉广州天河看守所并要求国家赔偿 (Guo Feixiong brings lawsuit against Tianhe detention center, Guangzhou, demands state compensation)
Boxun, June 23, 2015
http://www.boxun.com/news/gb/china/2015/06/201506232300.shtml#.VYqOw03vodU

Access to Information (信息公开)

China to tighten controls on news commentary TV show hosts and guests
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1825452/china-tighten-controls-tv-show-hosts-and-guests

China’s biggest taboos: the three Ts
The Diplomat, June 23, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/06/chinas-biggest-taboos-the-three-ts/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese city defends dog meat festival, despite scorn
The New York Times, June 23, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/world/asia/dog-eaters-in-yulin-china-unbowed-by-global-derision.html

Trying to hit a moving target: The Lide shoe factory workers’ campaign for relocation compensation
China Labour Bulletin, June 22, 2015
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/trying-hit-moving-target-lide-shoe-factory-workers%E2%80%99-campaign-relocation-compensation

Beijing police detain hundreds of PLA veterans as thousands protest lack of pension
Radio Free Asia, June 23, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/veterans-06232015140459.html

State council invites public to help review its policies
Caixin, June 24, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-06-24/100821955.html

Tibetan netizen detained amid Dalai Lama birthday fanfare
Radio Free Asia, June 23, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/detention-06232015155348.html

EU: Address China’s downward spiral on rights, Council, Commission presidents should focus on rights defenders
Human Rights Watch, June 24, 2015
http://www.hrw.org/news/2015/06/24/eu-address-china-s-downward-spiral-rights

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese anti-corruption agency enlists help of telecom firms to track fugitives overseas
South China Morning Post, June 23, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1825132/chinese-anti-corruption-agency-enlists-help-telecom

China's graft-busters train sights on new round of targets
South China Morning Post, June 23, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1825414/chinas-graft-busters-train-sights-new-round-targets

Related:
China sets targets for graft inspections, including official newspaper
Reuters, June 23, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/23/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0P313T20150623

China to recall Shaanxi baby milk powders
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 24, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33250844

“中国饮用水致千万人患病” (“Chinese drinking water makes tens of millions sick”)
Deutsche Welle, June 23, 2015
www.dw.com/zh/中国饮用水致千万人患病/a-18536382

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

U.S. airs deep concerns over cyber security in China meetings
中美举行战略与经济对话 美方对网络安全深表关切
Reuters, June 23, 2015
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/24/us-usa-china-idUSKBN0P226N20150624
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/2015/06/24/usa-china-idCNKBS0P402R20150624

Related:
U.S. scolds China for online attacks
The New York Times, June 23, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/us/politics/us-china-meeting.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

Hong Kong (香港)

Ex-Hong Kong chief executive Donald Tsang to know in 3 months if he will face corruption charges
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1825450/ex-hong-kong-chief-executive-donald-tsang-know-3-months-if

Related:
香港清除最后一片“占中”抗议营地 (Hong Kong’s last “Occupy” protest camps cleared)
Deutsche Welle, June 24, 2015
http://www.dw.com/zh/香港清除最后一片占中抗议营地/a-18537810?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Asia's richest man "disappointed" by Hong Kong democracy veto, but business as usual
Reuters, June 23, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/23/us-hongkong-politics-likashing-idUSKBN0P30Y020150623

Hong Kong legislator Ronny Tong set up successor in secret talks months before tearful resignation
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1825381/hong-kong-legislator-ronny-tong-set-successor-secret-talks-months

Counterterrorism (反恐)

At least 18 dead in Ramadan attack on police checkpoint in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, June 23, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/attack-06232015182353.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China's illusion of harmony
Al Jazeera, June 23, 2015
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2015/06/china-illusion-harmony-muslims-ramadan-150622090238602.html

What next for Hong Kong after the tears and cheers of electoral reform vote?
South China Morning Post, June 24, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1825331/what-next-hong-kong-after-tears-and-cheers-electoral-reform