Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

中国官媒对驱逐法国记者高洁表示赞同 (Chinese state media outlet expresses approval for expulsion of French journalist Gauthier)
Radio France Internationale, December 28, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151228-中国官媒对政府驱逐法国记者高洁表示支持

Related:
记者无国界指责北京当局并批评法国政府 (Reporters Without Borders denounces Beijing authorities and criticizes French government’s reaction)
Radio France Internationale, December 29, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151229-记者无国界指责北京当局并批评法国政府

Exclusive Q&A: French reporter responds to China expulsion
Voice of America, December 28, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/exclusive-qa-french-reporter-responds-to-china-expulsion/3122582.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

刘晓波狱中渡60岁寿庆 粤人祝贺辞未被删 (Liu Xiaobo turns 60 behind bars, Guangzhou citizens’ birthday greetings not deleted from the internet)
Radio France Internationale, December 28, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151228-刘晓波狱中渡60岁寿庆-粤人祝贺辞未被删

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Former Chinese university president sentenced to life in prison
Xinhua News, December 29, 2015
http://english.sina.com/china/p/2015/1228/877114.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China Voice: Drop hypocritical criticism of China's anti-terror law
Xinhua News, December 29, 2015
http://english.sina.com/2015/1228/877110.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Fight for equality in Hong Kong: gay civil servant sues to claim same employee benefits as heterosexual couples
South China Morning Post, December 28, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/1895583/gay-hong-kong-civil-servant-legal-challenge-claim-same

HKU students to file for judicial review of Chan decision ahead of Council chair appointment
Hong Kong Free Press, December 29, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/12/29/hku-students-to-file-for-judicial-review-of-chan-decision-ahead-of-council-chair-appointment/

曾俊华唱反调指“本土”意识具建设力量 (HK Financial Secretary John Tsang deviates from mainstream and says localism mentality has constructive power)
Radio France Internationale, December 27, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151227-曾俊华唱反调指“本土”意识具建设力量

Related:
Mainland academic rings the alarm on the rise of “neo-localism” in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, December 28, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1895903/mainland-academic-rings-alarm-rise-neo-localism-hong-kong

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

European chamber says still has concerns on China anti-terror law
中国欧盟商会称对中国新反恐法仍存关切
Reuters, December 29, 2015
EN: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-security-eu-idUSKBN0UC08U20151229
CH: http://cn.reuters.com/article/china-security-eu-idCNKBS0UC0BS20151229