Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China's domestic violence law gets mixed reception
Voice of America, December 29, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-domestic-violence-law-mixed-reception/3123408.html

China Jails activist who supported Hong Kong's Democracy Movement
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-12292015110450.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

China says new restrictions to come on terrorism reporting
Associated Press, December 28, 2015
http://missoulian.com/news/world/asia/china-says-new-restrictions-to-come-on-terrorism-reporting/article_548606a3-0ebe-510d-8f16-329d361cc46a.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China jails activist who supported Hong Kong's democracy movement
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-12292015110450.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

“念斌案”国家赔偿落定 获赔119万余元 (State compensation for “Nian Bin case” confirmed, paying $183,000)
Legal Daily, December 30, 2015
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2015-12/30/content_6425575.htm

Innocent man who spent 11 years on death row gets compensation
China Daily, December 30, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-12/30/content_22862326.htm

Official accused of taking $32m in bribes
China Daily, December 30, 2015
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2015-12/30/content_22862826.htm

China's Xi tells top leaders to watch families amid graft fight
Reuters, December 29, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-politics-idUSKBN0UD05W20151230

Hong Kong (香港)

"King of judicial review” challenges Small House Policy as student protests airport fees
Hong Kong Free Press, December 29, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/29/king-of-judicial-review-challenges-small-house-policy-as-student-protests-airport-fees/

福田站兩地兩檢設施消失 (Facilities for separate checkpoints at Futian station disappeared)
Apple Daily, December 29, 2015
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20151229/19430581

Related:
Futian Station opens on Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link
Hong Kong Free Press, December 30, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/30/futian-station-opens-on-guangzhou-shenzhen-hong-kong-express-rail-link/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

中国反恐法为何西方不买账? (Why isn’t the Western world buying China’s anti-terror law?)
Voice of America, December 30, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/west-china-anti-terrorism-law-20151229/3123535.html

Related:
中国依法反恐势在必行 (Implementing counterterrorism according to law is imperative)
Legal Daily, December 29, 2015
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/commentary/content/2015-12/29/content_6423984.htm

Attorney’s Conviction Shows Beijing’s Need for Social Control
The Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/12/30/attorneys-conviction-shows-beijings-need-for-social-control/