Friday, October 02, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

云南修订人口与计划生育条例, 夫妻双方或者一方为农村居民可生育第二个子女 (Yunnan amends population and family planning regulations: couples in which 1 or both are an only child, ethnic minority, or from a rural household are permitted to have second child)
Legal Daily, September 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150930/Articel03004GN.htm

将公民钉在刑拘簿上 并非法治目标 (Keeping citizens linked with their criminal detention records also violates rule of law objectives)
Dongguan Times, September 29, 2015
http://news.timedg.com/2015-09/29/20243577.shtml

Access to Information (信息公开)

裁判文书公开率百分之百 (Online publication of trial judgments at 100%)
People's Court Paper Online, September 29, 2015
http://law.southcn.com/c/2015-09/28/content_133702676.htm

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Communist party theme park sparks ridicule among Chinese internet users
The Guardian, October 1, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/oct/01/communist-party-theme-park-sparks-ridicule-among-chinese-internet-users

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Xi and the blue helmets: After decades of ignoring the UN, China now embraces it—at least, beyond the country’s backyard
The Economist, October 3, 2015
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21670049-after-decades-ignoring-un-china-now-embraces-itat-least-beyond-countrys-backyard-xi

China punishes 249 officials for laziness during corruption crackdown
The Guardian, September 29, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/sep/29/china-punishes-249-officials-laziness-corruption-crackdown

Justice for all: Chinese father's grief over Tiananmen crackdown fired campaign for victims
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1863170/justice-all-chinese-fathers-grief-over-tiananmen

最高法原副院长奚晓明被开除党籍, 最高检决定对奚晓明立案侦查 (Former SPC Vice-President Xi Xiaoming expelled from Party, SPP Launches investigation against him)
Legal Daily, September 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150930/Articel01012GN.htm

广西设青年律师志愿服务岗 (Guangxi establishes young lawyers' volunteer services post)
Legal Daily, September 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20150930/Articel02011GN.htm

Xi Jinping adviser has long pushed for powerful leadership
中共智囊王沪宁的集权政治见解
The New York Times, September 30, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150930/c30sino-adviser/dual/

Two share a boat
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-mulls-plans-for-a-digital-id-card-to-track-internet-users-10012015102925.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Two share a boat
China Media Project, September 29, 2015
http://cmp.hku.hk/2015/09/29/39256/

China mulls plans for a digital ID card to track Internet users
Radio Free Asia, September 29, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-mulls-plans-for-a-digital-id-card-to-track-internet-users-10012015102925.html

Counterterrorism (反恐)

50 dead in Xinjiang coal mine attack as China marks 60th anniversary of region's founding
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1863401/50-dead-xinjiang-coal-mine-attack-china-marks-60th

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

In China’s “other Tibet,” Xi Jinping is using human rights rhetoric to oppress an entire people
Quartz, October 1, 2015
http://qz.com/514655/in-chinas-other-tibet-xi-jinping-is-using-human-rights-rhetoric-to-oppress-an-entire-people/