Monday, November 02, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

强制医疗执行检察监督需破解四难题 (Procuratorial supervision over the enforcement of compulsory medical treatment must resolve 4 problems)
Procuratorate Daily, October 19, 2015
http://newspaper.jcrb.com/html/2015-10/18/content_197741.htm

北京推广社区矫正综合管理平台, 社区矫正有了“互联网+”新模式 (Beijing rolls out new “Internet +” model for an integrated management platform for community corrections )
Legal Daily, October 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151030/Articel02006GN.htm

最高人民法院关于《中华人民共和国刑法修正案(九)》时间效力问题的解释 (Supreme People's Court issues explanation on the period of applicability of Criminal Law Amendment (9))
People's Court Paper Online, October 30, 2015
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2015-10/30/content_104180.htm

Access to Information (信息公开)

A new taboo in Chinese politics
The Diplomat, October 30, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/10/a-new-taboo-in-chinese-politics/

联合国呼吁制止“加害记者有罪不罚” (UN urges to end “Impunity for Crimes against Journalists” (IDEI))
Deutsche Welle, November 2, 2015
http://www.dw.com/zh/联合国呼吁制止加害记者有罪不罚/a-18820921

兰州破获一起非法获取国家机密案 (Lanzhou detains 9 individuals suspected of illegally obtaining state secrets)
Legal Daily, October 30, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151030/Articel03008GN.htm

派出所长与一女子裸死车内 家属状告海口琼山公安分局 (Still looking for answers, family of police substation head found dead in car with naked woman 20 years ago, sues Haikou Qiangshan public security sub-bureau)
Hndnews.com, October 27, 2015
http://www.hinews.cn/news/system/2015/10/30/017900405.shtml

Author of “A history of brainwashing” is tried in Jiangxi
China Change, October 31, 2015
http://chinachange.org/2015/10/31/author-of-a-history-of-brainwashing-is-tried-in-jiangxi/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Suntory brewery workers in China force their trade union to take a stand
China Labor Bulletin, October 30, 2015
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/content/suntory-brewery-workers-china-force-their-trade-union-take-stand

Human rights being trampled on under Xi, activists tell Germany's Merkel in Beijing meeting
South China Morning Post, October 30, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1874230/human-rights-worse-xis-reign-activists-tell-merkel

Claws out over China cat meat scandal
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 30, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-34682858

Tibetan father of four is detained after solo protest in Ngaba
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/ngaba-10302015142228.html

上海数名访民被关押8月后获刑 (5 Shanghai petitioners sentenced after 8-month detention)
Radio Free Asia, November 1, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11012015111544.html

專訪維權律師滕彪對中國法治人權的解讀 (Interview with Teng Biao: Understanding justice and human rights in China)
InMedia HK, November 2, 2015
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1038621

China NGOs win landmark environmental lawsuit
Xinhua, October 29, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/29/c_134763719.htm

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China's graft watchdog sends inspection teams to review financial authorities
South China Morning Post, November 2, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1874791/chinas-graft-watchdog-sends-inspection-teams-review

High-profile Chinese investor Xu Xiang detained
Washington Post, November 1, 2015
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/high-profile-chinese-investor-xu-xiang-detained/2015/11/01/afe45c74-8114-11e5-8bd2-680fff868306_story.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Court grants HKU gagging order over leaked tapes of Council meeting
Hong Kong Free Press, October 31, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/10/31/court-grants-hku-gagging-order-over-leaked-tapes-of-council-meeting/

Hong Kong’s Basic Law includes “no provision” stating that it will expire in 2047—Justice Sec.
Hong Kong Free Press, October 31, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/10/31/hong-kongs-basic-law-includes-no-provision-stating-that-it-will-expire-in-2047-justice-sec/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

裁判文书说理应坚持“三原则”及“三向度” (Reasoning in judicial decisions must uphold the “three principles”: obligation, impartiality, and functionality, and the “three directions”: logic, coherence, and interaction)
People's Court Paper Online, October 30, 2015
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2015-10/30/content_104199.htm

Q. and A.: Mei Fong on the impact of China’s “one child” policy
The New York Times, October 30, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/10/30/chinese-lawyer-casts-skeptical-eye-on-family-planning-changes/

China’s brutal one-child policy shaped how millions lived, loved and died
The Guardian, November 1, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/nov/01/china-one-child-policy

Chinese officials should stop trying to limit family size
The New York Times, November 1, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/opinion/sunday/chinese-officials-should-stop-trying-to-limit-family-size.html