Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China issues white paper on gender equality, women's development
China Daily, September 22, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-09/22/content_21947110.htm

Related:
White paper: Gender Equality and Women's Development in China (full text)
授权发布:中国性别平等与妇女发展 (Authorized announcement: Gender equality and women’s development in China)
Xinhua, September 22, 2015
EN: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-09/22/content_21946949.htm
CH: http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2015-09/22/c_1116636886.htm

China needs checks and balances to protect lawyers' rights, say experts
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1860254/chinas-judiciary-needs-checks-and-balances-protect

中国保障律师权利新规被指一纸空文 (China’s new regulations for protection of lawyers’ rights criticized as empty words)
Voice of America, September 22, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/beijing-new-rules-of-protecting-lawyers-rights-20150922/2973540.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Baidu begins censoring "Liu Lefei" - Vice Chairman of CITIC
Fei Chang Dao, September 21, 2015
http://blog.feichangdao.com/2015/09/baidu-begins-censoring-liu-lefei-vice.html

Chinese state media continues tirade against Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing in People’s Daily commentary
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/1860098/chinese-state-media-continues-tirade-against-hong-kong-tycoon-li

Minitrue: Don’t hype Xinhua commentary on SOE reform
China Digital Times, September 21, 2015
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/09/minitrue-dont-hype-xinhua-commentary-on-soe-reform/

Chinese state media makes rare report of assault on villagers in land dispute with officials
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1860105/chinese-state-media-makes-rare-report-assault-villagers-land

Neil Gaiman joins authors in urging Chinese president to release jailed writers
The Guardian, September 21, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/sep/21/neil-gaiman-authors-chinese-president-jailed-writers

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China investors in rare protest accuse regulators of "ignoring fraud"
Reuters, September 21, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/09/21/china-fanya-protests-idUSL4N11R2U620150921

Sacked labor activist continues to push for workers’ trade unions
China Labor Bulletin, September 21, 2015
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/sacked-labour-activist-continues-push-workers%E2%80%99-trade-unions

Chinese police detain more than 1,000 PLA veterans in Beijing
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/veterans-09212015110945.html

高瑜、浦志强获“中国民主教育基金会”评选为“中国杰出民主人士” (Gao Yu and Pu Zhiqiang receive “Outstanding Contribution Prize for Democracy of China” by Chinese Democracy Education Foundation)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-09212015094746.html

看看大使馆是如何安排留美学生欢迎习近平访美迎接仪式的 (See how the Chinese Embassy is Preparing for the Ceremony to Welcome Xi Jinping to the US, Including Instructions Drafted By a Lawyer for Dealing With Protesters)
WeChat, September 22, 2015
http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MjM5NTc3OTE2MA==&mid=207637439&idx=2&sn=463a0a3f2365d9815e5c98dcbdfffaa8&scene=2&srcid=0922GYz7YeVYVZJLlSkAZCZI&from=timeline&isappinstalled=0#rd

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China stresses Party leadership in SOE reforms
中共中央办公厅印发《关于在深化国有企业改革中坚持党的领导加强党的建设的若干意见》
Xinhua, September 20, 2015
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/20/c_134642583.htm
CH: http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/2015-09/20/content_2935714.htm

Related:
中共中央、国务院关于深化国有企业改革的指导意见 (CPC Central Committee, State Council to give instructive comments on deepening reform of state-owned enterprises)
Xinhua, September 13, 2015
http://www.gov.cn/zhengce/2015-09/13/content_2930440.htm

Charles Li involved in controversial China hiring while at J.P. Morgan
Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/hkex-chief-was-involved-in-controversial-hiring-moves-when-at-j-p-morgan-1442775597

Inquiry into bank head “tied to closing of Dalian bourse”
Caixin, September 21, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-09-21/100853918.html

China prosecutors investigate 140,000 suspects in anti-graft drive
Xinhua, September 21, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-09/21/c_134645929.htm

Videos of a raunchy night out costs Chinese official his job and party membership
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1860120/videos-raunchy-night-out-costs-chinese-official-his-job-and-party

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Apple iOS breach no mere “mistaken experiment,” Chinese experts say
The Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/09/21/prank-or-hack-apple-china-breach-in-eye-of-beholder/

Related:
中国防火墙作法自毙给苹果程式黑客有机可乘 (Chinese firewall hoist with its own petard as iOS hackers exploit the loopholes)
Radio France Internationale, September 22, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150922-中国防火墙作法自毙给苹果程式黑客有机可乘

Xi Jinping says China is not guilty of cyber attacks as he prepares for US visit
The Guardian, September 22, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/22/xi-jinping-says-china-is-not-guilty-of-cyber-attacks-as-he-prepares-for-us-visit

Xi Jinping’s tech battle in Seattle
Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/xi-jinpings-tech-battle-in-seattle-1442877179

Hong Kong (香港)

We don't need another Occupy: Joshua Wong reveals new approach and plan for referendum on Hong Kong's post-2047 future
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1860272/we-dont-need-another-occupy-joshua-wong-reveals-new-approach

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Don’t get too excited about a U.S.-China arms control agreement for cyber
Lawfare, September 21, 2015
https://www.lawfareblog.com/dont-get-too-excited-about-us-china-arms-control-agreement-cyber

Our understanding of the rule of law defines us as Hong Kong people
Hong Kong Free Press, September 21, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/09/21/our-understanding-of-the-rule-of-law-defines-us-as-hong-kong-people/

Curbing Chinese corruption
Al Jazeera, September 21, 2015
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2015/09/curbing-chinese-corruption-150916133949395.html

记者命运需要全社会的关怀 (Society should be concerned about journalists’ fate)
Al Jazeera, September 21, 2015
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001064071