Friday, July 24, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

张掖中院为家庭暴力受害人撑起司法保护伞 (Zhang Yezhong Court affords protection under law for victims of domestic violence)
Kaixian, July 23, 2015
http://www.kaixian.tv/gd/2015/0723/38951.html

China targeting rights lawyers in a crackdown
The New York Times, July 22, 2015
http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/07/23/world/asia/china-crackdown-human-rights-lawyers.html

Related:
Chinese crackdown on lawyers casts shadow over activists' trial
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1842904/chinese-crackdown-lawyers-casts-shadow-over-activists

China's missing rights lawyers
The New York Times, July 22, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/07/22/world/asia/china-missing-rights-defenders.html

Mass suppression of lawyers reveals true nature of Xi’s “rule by law”

对维权律师的大规模镇压揭示了习近平“依法治国”的真实面目
Human Rights in China, July 16, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-da-gui-mo-zhen-ya-wei-quan-lu-shi-he-huo-yue-ren-shi

Activists warned off attending subversion trial of “Guangzhou Three”
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-guangzhou-07222015134626.html

Related:
唐荆陵案辩护人:就法官党员身份激烈争辩(Tang Jingling’s defense lawyer: heated debate breaks out regarding court officials' party membership)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 23, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/07/150723_china_tang_lawyer

Access to Information (信息公开)

The hypocrisy of China’s war on pollution
The Diplomat, July 23, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/07/the-hypocrisy-of-chinas-war-on-pollution/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

艾未未獲當局發還護照 重獲出國自由 (Ai Weiwei has his passport returned and regains freedom to go overseas)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 22, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/07/150722_china_aiweiwei_passports

Chinese activist hits out at Beijing's Winter Olympics bid
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-olympics-07222015103135.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Former chief of China’s state-owned Bright Dairy put under corruption investigation
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1842812/former-chief-chinas-state-owned-bright-dairy-put-under

Central China official under probe for discipline violation
China daily, July 23, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-07/23/content_21386423.htm

How do Chinese officials explain their corruption? People’s Daily counts the ways
The Wall Street Journal, July 22, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/07/22/how-do-chinese-officials-explain-their-corruption-peoples-daily-counts-the-ways/

China and Magna Carta
The Diplomat, July 23, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/07/china-and-magna-carta/

China seeks to cap Beijing population at 23 million by 2020
The Hindu, July 22, 2015
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/china-seeks-to-cap-beijing-population-at-23-million-by-2020/article7451130.ece

Hong Kong (香港)

New home affairs minister’s ties to pro-Beijing party spark concerns
Hong Kong Free Press, July 22, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/07/22/new-home-affairs-ministers-ties-to-pro-beijing-party-spark-concerns/

英国敦促中国重启香港政改谈判
U.K. urges China and Hong Kong to restart talks on political reform
Financial Times, July 22, 2015
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001063138
EN: http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3b7043ec-302b-11e5-91ac-a5e17d9b4cff.html#axzz3ghq92Qmk

《明報》前總編遇襲案:有人付20萬買兇 一被告稱仍未收款 (Assault of ex-Mingpao chief editor: Attackers were to be paid $13K each, 1 claims not to have received money yet)
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/tc/hk-macau-tw/14eb91912cfa5e2/ming-bao-qian-zong-bian-yu-xi-an-you-ren-fu-20-wan-mai-xiong-yi-bei-gao-cheng-reng-wei-shou-kuan

香港学民思潮发言人遭政府禁言 脸书被入侵成员资料外泄 (Hong Kong Scholarism spokesperson banned by government, Facebook account hacked and members' information leaked)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl2-07222015103803.html

China cracks down on Hong Kong evangelists
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 22, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-china-blog-33619331

Counterterrorism (反恐)

国产特种车:智能反恐制暴 装甲车摩托灭火 (Domestically-produced special vehicles for counterterrorism include armored cars and motorcycles)
CQ News, July 23, 2015
http://www.cqnews.net/node_311753/content_34826089.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Just how far will Chinese tolerate the CCP's authoritarianism?
The Diplomat, July 21, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/07/just-how-far-will-chinese-tolerate-the-ccps-authoritarianism/

Crime and punishment of China’s Rights Lawyers
China Change, July 23, 2015
http://chinachange.org/2015/07/23/crime-and-punishment-of-chinas-rights-lawyers/

法制日报:修复社会关系,司法的能与不能 (Legal Daily: Repairing societal relations, what judicial system can and can’t do)
Legal Daily, July 23, 2015
http://opinion.people.com.cn/n/2015/0723/c1003-27348535.html

施展、尚观:西北望长安 (Looking at Changan from the northwest)
Gongshiwang, July 19, 2015
http://www.21ccom.net/articles/history/gudai/20150709126617_all.html?from=singlemessage&isappinstalled=0