Thursday, October 15, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Concerns grow for jailed Chinese journalist Gao Yu after illness
Radio Free Asia, October 13, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/concerns-10132015113227.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Minitrue: New chemical explosion in Tianjin
China Digital Times, October 13, 2015
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/10/minitrue-second-chemical-explosion-in-tianjin/

“You are in danger. We are being monitored”
Sydney Morning Herald, October 14, 2015
http://www.smh.com.au/world/you-are-in-danger-we-are-being-monitored-20151014-gk8p0i.html

Chinese censors are giving North Korea a p.r. makeover
Tea Leaf Nation, October 12, 2015
http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/10/12/chinese-censors-give-north-korea-kim-jong-un-a-public-relations-makeover/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Guangdong’s workers mobilize to protect leaders from arrests and reprisals
China Labour Bulletin, October 13, 2015
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/guangdong%E2%80%99s-workers-mobilize-protect-leaders-arrests-and-reprisals

Recently freed Tibetan detained for carrying leaflets calling for Dalai Lama’s return
一藏人前政治犯被捕 西藏青年会诉求获联合国回应
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/recently-freed-tibetan-detained-for-carrying-leaflets-calling-for-daila-lamas-return-10122015144528.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-10132015100903.html

China detains 11 after trash incinerator protest sparks riot
Channel NewsAsia, October 13, 2015
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-detains-11-after-tr/2189988.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China tries former public security official and Zhou ally for graft
Reuters, October 14, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/14/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0S80C120151014

Related:
中共五中全会将正式开除令计划等六官员党籍 (CPC to formally expel 6 members including Ling Jihua at upcoming Fifth Plenum)
Radio France Internationale, October 13, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151013-中共五中全会将正式开除令计划等六官员党籍

Former senior health official in Beijing spent 4m yuan of taxpayer money on beauty salon visits, local media reports
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1866891/former-senior-health-official-beijing-spent-4m-yuan

内地环评机构检查 66机构16人被处理 (China’s environmental impact assessment agency evaluates and takes punitive actions against 66 organizations and 16 individuals)
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/1506452f51e1228/nei-di-huan-ping-ji-gou-jian-cha-66-ji-gou-16-ren-bei-chu-li

英国大宪章八百周年北京巡展突改地点 (Venue for Magna Carta exhibition in Beijing abruptly changed)
Voice of America, October 14, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/british-great-charter-20151014/3005220.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Seven Hong Kong police officers “to face charges and court this week” for beating Occupy protester Ken Tsang
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/1866846/hong-kong-police-move-closer-deciding-if-officers-accused

”Not a good time”: Peking University president cancels lecture at HKU citing “urgent business”
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1866770/not-good-time-peking-university-president-cancels

It's time to resist Beijing, not hold talks, says once-moderate Hong Kong academic
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1867237/its-time-resist-beijing-not-hold-talks-says-once-moderate

【港大副校風波】梁智鴻稱與梁振英會面沒提及副校任命 (HKU Pro-VC dispute: HKU Council chair Edward Leong says meetings with Chief Executive CY Leung did not cover Pro-VC appointment)
Mingpao, October 14, 2015
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20151014/s00001/1444787010512

Counterterrorism (反恐)

上合组织首次网络反恐演习在中国厦门成功举行 (Shanghai Cooperation Organization successfully holds first online counter-terrorism exercise in China’s Xiamen)
People’s Daily, October 14, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/1014/c1001-27697762.html

China steps up hunt for perpetrators of deadly Xinjiang attack
The Financial Times, October 11, 2015
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/6f40a4a2-6fd5-11e5-ad6d-f4ed76f0900a.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The downfall of Su Shulin and its implications for Chinese politics
The Diplomat, October 13, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/10/the-downfall-of-su-shulin-and-its-implications-for-chinese-politics/

A child hunted down by the Chinese state
China Change, October 12, 2015
http://chinachange.org/2015/10/12/a-child-hunted-down-by-the-chinese-state/

HKFP Lens: Remembering the Umbrella Movement (Part I)
Hong Kong Free Press, October 14, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/10/13/hkfp-lens-remembering-the-umbrella-movement-part-i/