Thursday, December 03, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

"My brother had a lot of injuries on his body"
张六毛尸检当局拒家属旁观 市检察院官员避而不见
Radio Free Asia, December 2, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/women/china-sisters-12022015172820.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-12022015104301.html

Related:
China: Fear of destruction of evidence during government autopsy
Amnesty International, December 2, 2015
https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/asa17/2988/2015/en/

中国维权人士郭飞雄上诉要求改判无罪 (Guo Feixiong to appeal for acquittal)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/12/151203_china_guofeixiong_appeal

Related:
时事大家谈:郭飞雄遭重判,受伤的是中国民主还是中国法治? (Current affairs discussion: Guo Feixiong’s heavy sentence harms China’s democracy or rule of law?)
Voice of America, December 2, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/voaweishi-20151202-VOAIO-2/3084693.html

Sentencing of Guo Feixiong adds to serious abuse already suffered
重判郭飞雄凸显中国的司法滥权
Human Rights in China, November 27, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/case-update/sentencing-guo-feixiong-adds-serious-abuse-already-suffered
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/ge-gen-zong/zhong-pan-guo-fei-xiong-tu-xian-zhong-guo-de-si-fa-lan-quan

徐某大闹法庭获刑 (Woman criminally punished after disrupting court)
Legal Daily, December 2, 2015
http://legal.people.com.cn/n/2015/1202/c188502-27878758.html

中国食品安全典型十大案例 (10 typical food safety cases in China)
Legal Daily, December 2, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151202/Articel09002GN.htm

China Focus: Courts accepting more cases after clearance quota removal
Xinhua, December 2, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-12/02/c_134878392.htm

Dissident Chinese lawyer “incommunicado” after online anger over activist's sentence
Radio Free Asia, December 2, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-gaozhisheng-12022015095428.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

BRICS media link up in China
China Media Project, December 2, 2015
http://cmp.hku.hk/2015/12/02/39398/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

青海乡镇人大工作条例将修订 (Qinghai to amend Township People's Congress work regulations)
Legal Daily, December 2, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151202/Articel03007GN.htm

信访系统实现31省市区互联互通, 信访数据网上自动生成 (Petitioning system now interconnected online in urban districts of 31 provinces, petition data automatically generated online)
Legal Daily, December 2, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151202/Articel06013GN.htm

Parents who have lost only child gather in front of Family Planning Commission
Caixin, December 2, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-12-02/100881094.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

最高法赔偿委员会受理首例刑事违法扣押赔偿案 (SPC’s Compensation Committee accepts 1st ever criminal compensation case for unlawful detention)
People’s Daily Online, December 2, 2015
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2015/12-02/7652854.shtml

Fears of a political purge grow in China as editor and professor are sacked for “improper discussion”
Global Voices, December 2, 2015
https://globalvoices.org/2015/12/02/fears-of-a-political-purge-grow-in-china-as-editor-and-professor-are-sacked-for-improper-discussion/

China busts more graft-busters
Xinhua, December 2, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-12/02/c_134878364.htm

China fires head of top music school over daughter's wedding party
Radio Free Asia, December 2, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-corruption-12022015124137.html

China probes a senior oil official's mysterious death
Nasdaq, December 2, 2015
http://www.nasdaq.com/article/china-probes-a-senior-oil-officials-mysterious-death-20151202-00437

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

卿立新:新形势下全面部署网络信息融合新发展 (Qing Lixin: Comprehensively deploy new harmonized development of Internet information in new terrain)
Xinhua, December 2, 2015
http://hunan.ifeng.com/news/detail_2015_12/02/4617869_0.shtml

China behind “massive” cyber-attack on Australian government: ABC
Reuters, December 2, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/12/02/us-australia-cybersecurity-idUSKBN0TL08M20151202#7txYdwljsVwpupaP.97

China says U.S. OPM hack not state-sponsored
China Digital Times, December 2, 2015
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/12/china-says-u-s-opm-hack-not-state-sponsored/

Hong Kong (香港)

不要坐視網絡廿三條通過 (Do not sit idly by and let Internet Article 23 pass)
InMedia HK, December 3, 2015
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1039269

Related:
Why we can't take our Internet freedoms for granted
Hong Kong Economic Journal, December 3, 2015
http://www.ejinsight.com/20151203-why-we-cant-take-our-internet-freedoms-for-granted/

香港泛民陷网络暗战 中方攻击越发猛烈 (HK pan-dems Internet accounts suffer increasingly fierce cyberattacks from China)
Radio Free Asia, December 2, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl3-12022015101018.html

“Not a bad thing” more young people aspire to join politics after Occupy –Chief Sec.
Hong Kong Free Press, December 3, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/03/not-a-bad-thing-more-young-people-aspire-to-join-politics-after-occupy-chief-sec/

Police watchdog may refer Occupy assault case to chief executive
Hong Kong Free Press, December 2, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/02/police-watchdog-may-refer-occupy-assault-case-to-chief-executive/

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

China doubles down on terrorism “double standards” accusation
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/12/03/china-doubles-down-on-terrorism-double-standards-accusation/