Thursday, July 02, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Black ten minutes: Chinese lawyer recounts being beating in a courthouse in shandong
China Change, June 30, 2015
http://chinachange.org/2015/06/30/black-ten-minutes-chinese-lawyer-recounts-being-beating-in-a-courthouse-in-shangdong/

Chinese lawyers worry new rules will limit clients’ defenses
中国拟修改刑法,律师或因法庭辩护言论获罪
The New York Times, July 1, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150701/c01sino-lawyers/dual/

Access to Information (信息公开)

安徽省旅游局原局长受审 委托无律师资格者辩护被驳回 (Anhui Tourism Office Deputy Head on trial, application for representation by a person without legal qualifications rejected)
Legal Daily, June 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150630/Articel08004GN.htm

Two more Chinese netizens charged with “subversion” over online satire
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/netizens-06302015140226.html

关于进一步加强对网上未成年人犯罪和欺凌事件报道管理的通知 (Notice on managing online reporting of incidents of juvenile delinquency and bullying)
China Law Translate, June 30, 2015
http://chinalawtranslate.com/en/net-kids/

男子20年前蒙冤"杀人" 申请公开当年办案信息 (Man wrongfully accused of homicide for 20 years, requests government make case information public)
Anhui Daily, June 30, 2015
http://ah.anhuinews.com/system/2015/07/01/006856389.shtmla>

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China approves sweeping Security Law, bolstering communist rule
The New York Times, June 29, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/02/world/asia/china-approves-sweeping-security-law-bolstering-communist-rule.html

Related:
中华人民共和国国家安全法全文发布 共7章84条 (National Security Law of the People's Republic of China)
Xinhua, July 1, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/hqcj/zgjj/2015-07-01/content_13912103.html

The truth about China's New National Security Law
The Diplomat, July 1, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/07/the-truth-about-chinas-new-national-security-law/

中国正式通过“国安法”:首次纳入港澳 (China officially passes National Security Law, Hong Kong and Macau included for first time)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 1, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/07/150701_china_national_security_law

河南洛宁港资企业欠薪数月引发千人工潮 (Over 2000 Henan workers strike over backed wages)
Radio Free Asia, July 1, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-07012015103048.html

中共党庆日成集访日 逾万访民七一聚集北京 (Nearly 10 thousand petitioners protest across Beijing on 94th anniversary of CPC)
Radio Free Asia, June 29, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-07012015113509.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

河南访民张小玉向焦作检察院申请国家赔偿 (Henan Petitioner Zhang Xiaoyu seeks over RMB 61K in state compensation for 305-day unlawful detention)
Radio Free Asia, June 30, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-06292015102034.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Thousands march for Hong Kong democracy, yet fatigue sets in
The Telegraph, July 1, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/11710459/Thousands-march-for-Hong-Kong-democracy-yet-fatigue-sets-in.html

IN PICTURES: The first July 1 march since the Occupy movement
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1830505/pictures-first-july-1-protest-occupy-central

香港七一大游行 诉求建设民主香港 (July 1 march presses for a democratic Hong Kong)
Deutsche Welle, July 1, 2015
http://dw.com/p/1Fr1U

政府:國安法不在港實施 本屆政府無計劃就23條立法 (HK government: National Security Law will not be implemented in Hong Kong, and currently no plan for article 23 enactment)
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 1, 2015
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20150701/news_20150701_55_1112135.htm

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China's military on mission to bring 'modern civilization' to Xinjiang
Reuters, July 1, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/01/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKCN0PB3OT20150701

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Hong Kong needs to learn to respect its women, to break the cycle of domestic violence
South China Morning Post, July 1, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1830567/hong-kong-needs-learn-respect-its-women-break-cycle-domestic