Monday, December 21, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

IBAHRI urges China to uphold lawyers’ rights and implement UN recommendations to eradicate torture
International Bar Association, December 21, 2015
http://www.ibanet.org/Article/Detail.aspx?ArticleUid=a7eda494-10bd-482d-877e-bdd61a54dc87

Related:
Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
中国大规模镇压维权律师和活跃人士
Human Rights in China, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-da-gui-mo-zhen-ya-wei-quan-lu-shi-he-huo-yue-ren-shi

Access to Information (信息公开)

China co-opts a Buddhist sect in global effort to smear Dalai Lama
Reuters, December 21, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/china-dalailama/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“人道中国”2015年向受中共迫害的良心人士发放一百多笔救助款 (“Humanitarian China” channeled over 100 relief aid donations to assist individuals of conscience persecuted by CPC in 2015)
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-12182015102633.html

席海明呼吁蒙维藏汉民众都来关注并且声援浦志强律师 (Mongolian rights defender Temtsiltu Shobtsood calls on Mongolians, Uyghurs, Tibetans, and Hans to support lawyer Pu Zhiqiang)
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-12182015102409.html

Related:
Pu Zhiqiang Trial: Photos of supporters outside Beijing Municipal No. 2 Intermediate People’s Court
浦志强案开庭:北京第二中级法院外声援浦志强的照片
Human Rights in China, December 14, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/pu-zhiqiang-trial-photos-supporters-outside-beijing-municipal-no-2-intermediate
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/gong-min-yan-chang/pu-zhi-qiang-kai-ting-bei-jing-di-er-zhong-ji-fa-yuan-wai-sheng-yuan-pu-zhi-qiang

"I believe Chinese society will Change": Man challenges court on gay marriage
The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/12/21/i-believe-chinese-society-will-change-man-challenges-court-on-gay-marriage/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

彭博:中国网军加强对台媒及民进党攻击 (Bloomberg: Chinese Internet army intensifies attacks on Taiwanese media and Democratic Progressive Party)
Radio France Internationale, December 21, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151221-彭博:中国网军加强对台媒及民进党攻击

中国将网络管控上升到主权高度 (China places Internet governance above sovereignty)
Radio Free Asia, December 18, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-12182015153108.html

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

China appoints first anti-terror czar: state media
Hong Kong Free Press, December 21, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/21/china-appoints-first-anti-terror-czar-state-media/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

要梳理香港的進退,不能不先理解中國——當代中國八種社會思潮 (To sort out Hong Kong’s direction ahead, one must first understand China—8 societal trends in contemporary China)
InMedia HK, December 20, 2015
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1039594