Friday, April 29, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

中国食品安全法虽然严格但难以实施 (China’s Food Safety Law, though strict, can hardly be implemented)
Voice of America, April 29, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-food-safety-law-20160428/3307958.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

China’s statistics bureau chief admits it’s struggling to track scale of nation’s burgeoning “new economy,” including e-commerce and internet finance
South China Morning Post, April 29, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/1939933/chinas-statistics-bureau-chief-admits-its-struggling-track-scale

Rohmer-therapy: Acceptance of gay rights is growing. But gay marriage remains a distant prospect
The Economist, April 30, 2016
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21697867-acceptance-gay-rights-growing-gay-marriage-remains-distant-prospect-rohmer-therapy

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China passes law giving police sweeping powers over foreign NGOs
境外NGO管理法通过 内地公安大权在握
South China Morning Post, April 29, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1939904/china-passes-law-giving-police-sweeping-powers-over
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/15460c56caf6fc7/jing-wai-ngo-guan-li-fa-tong-guo-nei-di-gong-an-da-quan-zai-wo

Related:
Western governments criticize China's new law on foreign NGOs
Deutsche Welle, April 28, 2016
http://www.dw.com/en/western-governments-criticize-chinas-new-law-on-foreign-ngos/a-19223782

China’s new FNGO law seeks to divide and conquer China’s civil society
Human Rights in China, April 28, 2016
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/chinas-new-fngo-law-seeks-divide-and-conquer-chinas-civil-society

Statement by seven former Chinese political prisoners regarding the death of Harry Wu and the abuses of the Yahoo Human Rights Fund
China Change, April 28, 2016
https://chinachange.org/2016/04/28/statement-by-seven-former-chinese-political-prisoners-regarding-the-death-of-harry-wu-and-the-abuses-of-the-yahoo-human-rights-fund/

New economy, same old problems for China’s workers
China Labor Bulletin, April 27, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/new-economy-same-old-problems-china%E2%80%99s-workers

Chinese dissident Lu Jinghua says India cancelled her visa
Hong Kong Free Press, April 29, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/29/chinese-dissident-says-india-cancelled-visa/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese ex-prisoner sues medical center after he was misdiagnosed as HIV-positive
South China Morning Post, April 28, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1939535/chinese-ex-prisoner-sues-medical-centre-after-he-was-misdiagnosed

Hong Kong (香港)

Journalist unions to host press freedom rally in support of fired Ming Pao editor
Hong Kong Free Press, April 29, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/29/journalist-unions-to-host-press-freedom-rally-in-support-of-fired-ming-pao-editor/

“Mighty current”: Beijing’s creeping control over Hong Kong media
The Diplomat, April 29, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/mighty-current-beijings-creeping-control-over-hong-kong-media/

Defence magazine publisher Andrei Chang quits Hong Kong over concerns for safety
著名国际军事杂志创办人担心人身安全 离港赴日
South China Morning Post, April 28, 2016
EN: https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/29/chinese-dissident-says-india-cancelled-visa/
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk-macau-tw/1545c5d305d5e06/zhu-ming-guo-ji-jun-shi-za-zhi-chuang-ban-ren-dan-xin-ren-shen-an-quan-li-gang-fu-ri

“自由之家”报告令香港新闻自由再受关注 (Freedom House report brings concern over Hong Kong’s press freedom again)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 28, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/world/2016/04/160428_hk_press_freedom

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

China’s national security “under threat as foreign spies target nation’s young internet users”
South China Morning Post, April 28, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1939531/chinas-national-security-under-threat-foreign-spies-target

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

文革50周年 暴政逻辑依然在 (50 years after Cultural Revolution, tyrannical logic stays)
Voice of America, April 29, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/media/video/china-cultural-revolution-20160428/3307266.html

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

新京报:“精神病人”监护人隐瞒病情的法治考量 (Beijing News: Rule of law considerations for guardians of “persons with mental illness” who conceal the disease)
Beijing News, April 20, 2016
http://www.zj.xinhuanet.com/Recommend/2016-04/20/c_1118675120.htm

NGO urges China to provide immediate medical attention to jailed Chinese rights activist
Hong Kong Free Press, April 28, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/28/ngo-urges-china-to-provide-immediate-medical-attention-to-jailed-chinese-rights-activist/

Beijing puts Tibetan writers under house arrest
Voice of America, April 27, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/content/beijing-puts-tibetan-writers-under-house-arrest/3305564.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

信息公开申请能否唤醒“沉睡”规定 (Can Open Government Information applications awaken “sleeping” regulations?)
Sina News, April 20, 2016
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-04-20/doc-ifxriqzw7549800.shtml

China’s media startups fight censorship crackdown
China Digital Times, April 27, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/04/media-startups-fight-censorship-crackdown/

Chinese Big Brother is watching you, even in Australia
Global Voices, April 27, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/04/27/chinese-big-brother-is-watching-you-even-in-australia/

Book debate raises questions of self-censorship by foreign groups in China
The New York Times, April 28, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/28/world/asia/china-teng-biao-american-bar-association.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

陆军:中国非政府组织管理法针对维权NGO (Lu Jun: China's NGO law is directed against human rights NGOs)
Voice of America, April 27, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-jun-lu-20160426/3303506.html

境外非政府组织境内活动管理法草案提请三审 (FNGO Domestic Activities Management Law draft submitted for 3rd deliberation)
Xinhua, April 25, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2016-04/25/c_1118726356.htm

境外非政府组织境内活动管理法草案提请三审,规范在华活动保障合法权益 (FNGO Domestic Activities Management Law draft put forward for third deliberation, regulating activities in China and protecting legitimate rights and interests)
Legal Daily, April 26, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160426/Articel03004GN.htm

Chinese student protest forces university to reverse ruling forcing them to work as unpaid extras on Long March film
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1939051/chinese-student-protest-forces-university-reverse-ruling-forcing

Chinese human rights activist Harry Wu dies
人权活动家吴弘达逝世
Deutsche Welle, April 27, 2016
EN: http://www.dw.com/en/chinese-human-rights-activist-harry-wu-dies/a-19217602
CH: http://www.dw.com/zh/人权活动家吴弘达逝世/a-19217566?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Government Accountability (政府问责)

我国核电厂未发生2级以上事故, 环保部将推动核安全立法 (China's nuclear power plants have not experienced more than a level 2 accident, Ministry of Environmental Protection will push for a nuclear safety law)
Legal Daily, April 20, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160420/Articel06005GN.htm

危化品安全监管缝隙如何填补 (How to fill in the gaps in safety supervisions for hazardous chemicals)
Legal Daily, April 25, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160425/Articel05003GN.htm

Anti-graft body finds irregularities at China Construction Bank
Reuters, April 27, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-ccb-idUSKCN0XO1EC

China stats bureau called out for profiting from data
Reuters, April 27, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-statistics-idUSKCN0XO15Q

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

在践行新发展理念上先行一步让互联网更好造福国家和人民 (In implementing the new development concept, 1st step is to let the Internet better benefit the people and nation)
Legal Daily, April 20, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160420/Articel01002GN.htm

长沙天心区打造“互联网+综治”新模式, 安全信息网络地图上一点便知 (Changsha's Tianxin district creates new model of “Internet + comprehensive management,” providing a glimpse of online information security map)
Legal Daily, April 20, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160420/Articel02004GN.htm

网络安全和信息化工作座谈会提出“加快网络立法进程”专家称, 互联网风险亟待网络安全立法化解 (Experts say Cybersecurity and Informationization Conference raises “speeding up Internet legislative process,” cyber risks urgently need Internet security legislation to resolve)
Legal Daily, April 25, 2016
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index/content/2016-04/25/content_6599245.htm

网络视频盗版致行业年损失超百亿 (Internet video piracy causes the industry annual losses of over 10 billion)
Legal Daily, April 26, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160425/Articel06006GN.htm

网络安全和信息化工作座谈会提出维护网络安全是全社会共同责任,全方位网络安全防线如何构筑 (How to build a comprehensive cybersecurity defense: Cybersecurity and Informationization Conference proposes cybersecurity as the common responsibility of society)
Legal Daily, April 26, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160426/Articel05002GN.htm

Chinese cyberchiefs preach Internet sovereignty in Moscow
China Digital Times, April 27, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/04/chinese-cyberchiefs-preach-internet-sovereignty-moscow/

China's anti-pollution tech is booming, but it can't make dirty air go away
The Guardian, April 27, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/apr/27/anti-pollution-tech-china-air-purifiers-dirty-air

Hong Kong (香港)

参会者谈感受:习近平讲话勾勒网信工作大战略 (Attendees of Cybersecurity and Informatization Conference discuss their impressions: Xi Jinping's speech sketches out grand strategy for cyberspace affairs work)
Legal Daily, April 21, 2016
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0420/c1001-28291806.html

Joint report to the European Parliament and the Council: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region: Annual Report 2015
European Commission, April 26, 2016
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=JOIN:2016:10:FIN

“Let’s fight together”: Hong Kong journalists welcome BBC Chinese service staff to city amid editorial independence fears
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1939390/lets-fight-together-hong-kong-journalists-welcome-bbc

Related:
香港学者谈BBC中文部迁港之影响 (Hong Kong journalist discusses the impacts of BBC’s plan to move Chinese service to Hong Kong)
Voice of America, April 28, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-hongkong-bingquan-lv-20160427/3305096.html

Watchdog cites missing bookseller case and SCMP acquisition in annual press freedom report
Hong Kong Free Press, April 28, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/28/watchdog-cites-missing-bookseller-case-and-scmp-aquisition-in-annual-press-freedom-report/

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

中央网信办应急局局长方楠:网上反恐是“棋眼” (Cyberspace Administration of China Emergency Department Chief Fang Nan: Online counterterrorism efforts are our “chess eye”
Legal Daily, April 20, 2016
http://weibo.com/ttarticle/p/show?id=2309403966462703328075

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Family of jailed Uyghur scholar faces severe hardship, social isolation
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/family-04262016135942.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Tibetan marvel character rewritten to appease China
China Digital Times, April 26, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/04/tibetan-marvel-character-whitewashed-appease-china/

Will China really show a new “tolerance” for free speech on the internet?
Hong Kong Free Press, April 26, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/26/will-china-really-show-a-new-tolerance-for-free-speech-on-the-internet/

Medium: A publisher's perspective
Monday Note, April 25, 2016
https://mondaynote.com/medium-a-publisher-s-perspective-206f75bbc9a#.nvk3pahk3

ABA to lawmakers: We didn’t bow to China
The Wall Street Journal, April 27, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/27/aba-denies-censoring-book-by-chinese-activist-in-letter-to-lawmakers/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Behind global crackdown on NGOs, recognition of their power
Christian Science Monitor, April 25, 2016
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/2016/0425/Behind-global-crackdown-on-NGOs-recognition-of-their-power

China set to crack down on foreign NGOs in move that “targets civil society”
Radio Free Asia, April 27, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/targets-04262016124641.html

China aims to tighten grip on religion as believers grow
Voice of America, April 26, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-religion/3303157.html

中国呼吁将世维会秘书长“绳之以法” (China calls for punishing Secretary General of World Uighur Congress Dolkun Isa by law)
Voice of America, April 26, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-china-india-visa-row-20160426/3302977.html

百名律师联名吁济南当局停止迫害冯延强律师 (Over 100 lawyers jointly petition Jinan authorities to cease repression of lawyer Feng Yanqiang)
Voice of America, April 27, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-new-more-than-100-chinese-lawyers-joint-protest-the-jinan-authorities-suppressing-20160426/3303493.html

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, February 5, 2016
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

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China pollution scandal: air, water in school near toxic site normal, say officials
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938925/china-pollution-scandal-air-water-school-near-toxic

China's Communist Youth League pledges to stamp out corruption among officials
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938512/chinas-communist-youth-league-pledges-stamp-out

Chinese corruption gets House of Cards treatment with Communist mini-series
The Guardian, April 26, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/26/house-of-cadres-china-gets-netflix-treatment-with-communist-mini-series

Hong Kong (香港)

Missing bookseller case “most serious challenge” to HK’s system since 1997 handover, EU says
Hong Kong Free Press, April 26, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/26/missing-bookseller-case-most-serious-challenge-to-hks-system-since-1997-handover-eu-says/

Related:
Stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs, Beijing warns European Union
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1938622/stop-interfering-hong-kong-affairs-beijing-warns-european

Unravelling the mystery of the missing booksellers
Al Jazeera, April 26, 2016
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/2016/04/unravelling-mystery-missing-booksellers-160426100856349.html

Ming Pao columns left blank in protest over editor firing replaced with drawings in Toronto edition
Hong Kong Free Press, April 26, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/26/ming-pao-columns-left-blank-in-protest-over-editor-firing-replaced-with-drawings-in-canadian-edition/

環時社評提銅鑼灣書店、明報「開天窗」及港獨:港人願意世界這樣看他們的城市嗎? (Global Times talks about Causeway Bay Books, Ming Pao’s blank columns and Hong Kong independence advocacy: Are Hong Kong people willing to let the world look at their city this way?)
Ming Pao, April 27, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160427/s00001/1461717248883

梁振英斥港獨要考慮法律政治經濟後果 香港民族黨:如有充足證據,請從速拘控 (CY Leung warns of legal, political and economic consequences of Hong Kong’s independence, Hong Kong National Party: “Please arrest us as soon as possible if there is sufficient evidence”)
Ming Pao, April 26, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160426/s00001/1461678134451

香港記者協會譴責特首梁振英帶頭不尊重新聞自由 (Hong Kong Journalists Association denounces chief executive CY Leung’s lead in mocking press freedom)
InMedia HK, April 26, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1042006

BBC中文新聞部擬遷香港 員工反對憂安全受威脅 (BBC plans to move Chinese service to Hong Kong, staff slams the plan, worried about their safety)
Apple Daily, April 26, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/china/20160426/55033042

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

When is a fact a fact in China?
China Media Project, April 25, 2016
http://cmp.hku.hk/2016/04/25/39703/

China jails citizen journalist who witnessed Tiananmen immolation protest
Radio Free Asia, April 25, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-jails-citizen-04252016103401.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Foreign NGOs may still face police intervention, as Beijing moves to pass new law
Hong Kong Free Press, April 25, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/25/foreign-ngos-may-still-face-police-intervention-as-beijing-moves-to-pass-new-law/

Related:
Changes anticipated in the new FNGO law
China Law Translate, April 25, 2016
http://chinalawtranslate.com/major-changes-anticipated-in-the-new-fngo-law/?lang=en

India cancels Chinese dissident leader's visa
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 25, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-36127406

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Pollution fears at factory in northern China “ignored by authorities for years,” say residents
South China Morning Post, April 26, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1938378/pollution-fears-factory-northern-china-ignored-authorities-years

China bans wholesalers from selling vaccines following scandal
李克强签署国务院令 公布《国务院关于修改〈疫苗流通和预防接种管理条例〉的决定》
Xinhua News, April 25, 2016
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/25/c_135310696.htm
CH: http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0425/c1024-28303240.html

Hong Kong (香港)

EU issues scathing annual report attacking Beijing on Hong Kong missing booksellers case and stalling of electoral reform
欧盟报告提铜锣湾书商失踪 港府指外国不应干预港内部事务
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1938466/eu-issues-scathing-annual-report-attacking-beijing-hong-kong
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/international/154506a55e9c59e/ou-meng-nian-du-bao-gao-ti-tong-luo-wan-shu-shang-shi-zong-an-yu-zhong-qi-xiang-gang-zheng-gai

Mainland and HK authorities will manage their own sections of high-speed rail, Transport Dept. says
Hong Kong Free Press, April 26, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/26/transport-dept-says-high-speed-rail-terminal-will-be-jointly-managed-by-hk-mainland/

BBC World Service staff say Hong Kong move risks editorial freedom
The Guardian, April 25, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/apr/25/bbc-world-service-staff-say-hong-kong-move-risks-editorial-freedom

《明報》裁退姜國元 再有作者開天窗表不滿 (Yet more blank columns protesting Ming Pao’s sudden firing of top editor Keung Kwok-yuen)
Ming Pao, April 26, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160426/s00001/1461627649736

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

Is China changing its policy towards Uighur Muslims?
Al Jazeera, April 25, 2016
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2016/04/china-changing-policy-uighur-muslims-160424083056974.html

China pushes anti-espionage campaign
Voice of America, April 25, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-pushes-anti-espionage-campaign/3301351.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

從沈旭暉離開香港 看香港面對的「中國壓力」 (Looking at Hong Kong’s “Chinese pressures” from Simon Shen’s leaving Hong Kong)
InMedia HK, April 25, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1041969

Monday, April 25, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Diplomats prevented from visiting Chinese civil rights lawyer under house arrest
Hong Kong Free Press, April 25, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/25/diplomats-prevented-from-visiting-chinese-civil-rights-lawyer-under-house-arrest/

人权观察:结束非法向中国遣送犯罪嫌疑人 (Human Rights Watch: Ending extra-legal deportations to China)
Voice of America, April 25, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/ending-extralegal-deportations-to-china-20160424/3301114.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Ex-propaganda chief in eastern China upbraided for comments critical of Communist Party
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937768/ex-propaganda-chief-eastern-china-upbraided-comments

China regulator reprimands 15 publishers for false reports: Xinhua
Reuters, April 23, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-media-idUSKCN0XK03O

The cleverest thing about China’s internet censorship
Tech in Asia, April 25, 2016
https://www.techinasia.com/cleverest-thing-about-china-internet-censorship

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Workers on strike at Dongguan factory that once hosted Hu Jintao
China Labor Bulletin, April 22, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/workers-strike-dongguan-factory-once-hosted-hu-jintao

China trash incinerator project called off after protest
Washington Post, April 22, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-trash-incinerator-project-called-off-after-protest/2016/04/22/8a016b98-0853-11e6-bfed-ef65dff5970d_story.html

律师来了 上访少了(关注改革“最后一公里”) (Lawyers have come, petitions have reduced (Attention to “the last mile” of reforms))
People’s Daily, April 24, 2016
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0424/c1001-28299814.html

习近平要求中国“坚持社会主义宗教理论” (Xi Jinping insists that China “stick to religious theories of Socialism”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 24, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/04/160424_china_religion_xi

Government Accountability (政府问责)

As Panama Papers scandal deepens, China targets offshore accounts in renewed Skynet crackdown on fugitive corrupt officials
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937634/panama-papers-scandal-deepens-china-targets-offshore

China quashes G-20 anticorruption task force, will host conference instead
The Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/25/china-quashes-g-20-anticorruption-task-force-will-host-conference-instead/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese Xi Jinping’s tough Internet sell to talent
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1938278/chinese-xi-jinpings-tough-internet-sell-talent

Apple services shut down in China in startling about-face
中国监管不再对苹果“网开一面”
The New York Times, April 22, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/technology/apple-no-longer-immune-to-chinas-scrutiny-of-us-tech-firms.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20160422/c22apple/

Hong Kong (香港)

More blank columns appear in Ming Pao protesting top editor’s sudden firing
Hong Kong Free Press, April 25, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/25/more-blank-columns-appear-in-ming-pao-protesting-sacking-of-top-editor/

Hong Kong Christians march on mainland liaison office to protest religious oppression
South China Morning Post, April 24, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1938272/hong-kong-christians-march-mainland-liaison

"双非"零配额实施三年 每年仍有800内地孕妇闯港医院产子 (3 years after zero quota for “anchor babies,” 800 mainland Chinese pregnant women crash Hong Kong hospitals to give birth annually)
South China Morning Post, April 25, 2016
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk-macau-tw/1544c1a883cf537/shuang-fei-ling-pei-e-shi-shi-san-nian-mei-nian-reng-you-800-nei-di-yun-fu-chuang-gang-yi-yuan-chan-zi

政府官方場合拒新聞系學生採訪 新聞處長拒見 大專新聞教育工作者聯席表遺憾 (Journalism students prohibited from gathering news at government official events, head of Information Services Department refuses to meet, journalism educators in tertiary institutions express regrets at joint conference)
Ming Pao, April 24, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160424/s00001/1461503372820

退出支聯會、民間人權陣線 學聯:不多不少與本土思潮有關 (Federation of Students quits Hong Kong Alliance in Support of Patriotic Democratic Movements of China and Civil Human Right Front: “to a certain extent related to localist ideologies”)
Ming Pao, April 24, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160424/s00001/1461509546374

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

CPC requires study of national security outlook
Xinhua, April 21, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/21/c_135300944.htm

China's Xi warns of foreign infiltration through religion
Reuters, April 24, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-religion-idUSKCN0XL075

Friday, April 22, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Pro-democracy activist stands trial for subversion in China's Guangdong
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/trial-04212016105512.html

Related:
律师申请旁听苏昌兰案 遭警告禁止前往 (Lawyer applies for sitting in Su Changlan’s hearing, warned and prohibited from entering)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-04212016104441.html

China urges local officials to help resolve grievances of “petitioners”
Reuters, April 21, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-protests-idUSKCN0XI19M

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

广西百色法院调研环境保护诉讼发现, 环境诉讼费用制度影响公众参与积极 (Guangxi Baise Court investigation into environmental protection lawsuits finds litigation expenses affect public’s participation and enthusiasm)
Legal Daily, April 19, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160419/Articel05004GN.htm

Strikes and protests by shop workers increase as retail competition heats up
China Labor Bulletin, April 21, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/strikes-and-protests-shop-workers-increase-retail-competition-heats

Xi Jinping calls for greater tolerance of criticism online about China’s government...and comments about his remarks are barred or censored
习近平吁包容网民批评 官媒微博评论被删
South China Morning Post, April 21, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937518/xi-jinping-calls-greater-tolerance-criticism-online
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/154380254bec38c/xi-jin-ping-yu-guan-yuan-bao-rong-wang-min-pi-zheng-fu-she-jiao-wang-zhan-feng-suo-xin-wen-ping-lun

Government Accountability (政府问责)

贪污受贿罪数额的合理调整 (A rational adjustment of the volume of bribery and corruption crime)
People’s Courts Daily, April 19, 2016
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2016-04/19/content_110945.htm

听听律师真实的声音反馈, 天津检察长带队探讨构建新型检律关系 (Listening to genuine feedback from lawyers, Tianjin's Chief Procurator leads team to probe a new type of relationship between procuratorate and lawyers)
Legal Daily, April 19, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160419/Articel02004GN.htm

近3年法院受理8万余贪贿案 (In the past 3 years, courts have handled more than 80,000 bribery cases)
Legal Daily, April 19, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160419/Articel03002GN.htm

China official dealing with Taiwan to be prosecuted for “vile and severe” graft
Reuters, April 21, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0XI1CA

The return of correct thinking. To keep the party and public in line, Xi Jinping is using Marxist classics
The Economist, April 23, 2016
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21697266-keep-party-and-public-line-xi-jinping-using-marxist-classics-return-correct

China's Xi Jinping takes commander in chief military title
习近平冠军事新头衔 迷彩服马赛克引围观
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 21, 2016
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36101140
CH: http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/04/160421_china_military_xi

Hammer and shackle. To keep party members clean, officials try outing them
The Economist, April 23, 2016
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21697267-keep-party-members-clean-officials-try-outing-them-hammer-and-shackle

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

As Panama Papers scandal deepens, China targets offshore accounts in renewed Skynet crackdown on fugitive corrupt officials
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937634/panama-papers-scandal-deepens-china-targets-offshore

Why one cybersecurity firm says China has soured on conventional hacking
Wall Street Journal, April 22, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/22/why-one-cybersecurity-firm-thinks-china-has-soured-on-hacking/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong cabinet heavyweight caught up in Panama Papers row agrees on need for more transparency
South China Morning Post, April 21, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1937617/hong-kong-cabinet-heavyweight-caught-panama-papers-row-agrees-need

China ignored info from HK gov’t on HK businessman “kidnapping”—report
Hong Kong Free Press, April 21, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/21/china-ignored-info-from-hk-govt-on-hk-businessman-kidnapping-report/

逾百人抗议《明报》炒执总 7团体发声明忧新闻自由 (Over a hundred protest Ming Pao’s dismissal of executive chief editor, 7 groups issue statement apprehensive for press freedom)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl1-04212016104025.html

中国2016《旅游绿皮书》 批香港政治因素产生负面影响 (China’s 2016 green paper of tourism criticizes Hong Kong’s political factors that bring negative impacts)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/yf2-04212016104612.html

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

鄂尔多斯市达旗公安局举行反恐演练 (Dalad Banner, Ordos City Public Security Bureau in Inner Mongolia holds counterterrorism exercises)
North News, April 19, 2016
http://news.163.com/16/0419/10/BL0ONGIJ00014AEE.htmlhttp://www.northnews.cn/2016/0419/2150129.shtml

芦山县公安局芦阳派出所举行反恐防暴培训 (Lushan County Public Security Bureau Lu Yang sub-station holds counterterrorism and riot-control training)
Sichuan News Online, April 19, 2016
http://ya.newssc.org/system/20160419/001899829.htm

恐怖主义威胁是把双刃剑, 可以巩固但也可能瓦解欧盟 (The threat of terrorism is a double-edged sword, it might strengthen or cause the collapse of E.U.)
FX678, April 19, 2016
http://finance.sina.com.cn/money/forex/forexroll/2016-04-19/doc-ifxrizpp1782219.shtml

China’s “dangerous love” campaign, warning of spies, is met with shrugs
中国政府警示女性:与外国间谍的“危险爱情”
The New York Times, April 22, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/world/asia/china-foreign-spy-warning.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160422/c22chinasecurity/

Is China gearing up for another “people's war”?
The Diplomat, April 22, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/is-china-gearing-up-for-another-peoples-war/

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China tries two anti-graft activists, three years after their detention
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-tries-two-04202016114131.html

四川建立精神卫生综合服务管理机制 (Sichuan establishes comprehensive mental health services management system)
Sichuan Daily, April 18, 2016
http://scnews.newssc.org/system/20160418/000666128.html

流动法庭车送法律服务到家门口 (Mobile courtroom brings legal services to your front door)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160413/Articel03010GN.htm

Access to Information (信息公开)

China Internet star Papi Jiang promises “corrections” after reprimand
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36089057

The “deep and disturbing decline” in global press freedom
The Washington Post, April 20, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/04/20/the-deep-and-disturbing-decline-in-global-press-freedom/

丹阳宣判一起滥用政府信息公开申请权案 (Danyang decides a case on misuse of right to access government information)
Yangzi Evening News, April 15, 2016
http://www.yangtse.com/jiangsu/2016/04/15/845264.html

监察部法制办等19部门信息公开年报不合格 (Legal Affairs Office of the Ministry of Supervision and 19 other departments' annual Open Government Information reports do not meet standard requirements)
Caixin, April 12, 2016
http://www.hinews.cn/news/system/2016/04/12/030307652.shtml

最高法微博粉丝总数突破2947万人 (Supreme People's Court's Weibo followers exceed 29 million)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160413/Articel03009GN.htm

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China's toxic school: officials struggle to contain uproar over sick students
The Guardian, April 19, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/19/chinas-toxic-school-officials-struggle-to-hold-back-uproar-over-sick-students

Government Accountability (政府问责)

A 70-year-old woman is suing China’s state media giant Xinhua for defaming her son
Quartz, April 21, 2016
http://qz.com/664925/a-70-year-old-woman-is-suing-chinas-state-media-giant-xinhua-for-defaming-her-son/

Chairs write to ABA president, seek information on whether fear of offending China led to book project cancellation
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, April 19, 2016
http://www.cecc.gov/media-center/press-releases/chairs-write-to-aba-president-seek-information-on-whether-fear-of

河南检察发挥侦监职能强化人权司法保障, 3年排除非法证据不捕209人不诉15人 (Henan procuratorate exercises its investigative and supervisory role to strengthen judicial protection of human rights, rejection of unlawful evidence over 3 years has prevented 209 arrests and 15 prosecutions)
Legal Daily, April 18, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160418/Articel03002GN.htm

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Twitter's appointment of new chief in China incenses rights activists
The Guardian, April 20, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/20/twitter-row-new-chief-china-kathy-chen

Related:
Twitter goes on defensive about China head’s background
The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2016
http://www.wsj.com/articles/twitter-china-heads-past-ties-to-military-spark-concern-1461146188

China's Xi calls for better development of Internet
Xinhua, April 19, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/19/c_135293965.htm

In Xi Jinping’s meeting with Chinese tech chiefs, a reminder of state control
The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/20/in-xi-jinpings-meeting-with-chinese-tech-chiefs-a-reminder-of-state-control/

Xinhua Insight: Party says cyberspace key to engaging with people
Xinhua, April 20, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/20/c_135297561.htm

369项公安业务“搬”到网上 (369 public security roles “moved” online)
Legal Daily, April 18, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160418/Articel02006GN.htm

网络云盘侵权规制面临法律困境, 避风港原则不应成为故意侵权挡箭牌 (Internet cloud IP infringement rules face legal difficulty, “safe haven” principle should not become shield for deliberate infringements)
Legal Daily, April 18, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160418/Articel06004GN.htm

Related:
网络云盘成侵权重灾区 (Online cloud storage becomes ground zero for IP infringement)
Legal Daily, April 18, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160418/Articel06005GN.htm

China is now #2 in iOS revenue, behind the U.S.
Tech Crunch, April 15, 2016
http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/15/china-is-now-2-in-ios-revenue-behind-the-u-s/

我国首次从非洲大规模押回电信诈骗犯罪嫌疑人 (China's first large scale repatriation of telecommunications fraud criminal suspects from Africa)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160414/Articel01010GN.htm

两岸应加强司法协助合作形成共同打击目标, 让电信网络诈骗无处可逃 (Taiwan and the Mainland should strengthen cooperation in judicial assistance, to form common targets and ensure that telecommunications and online fraud have no place to hide)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160414/Articel02002GN.htm

共享共治, 内外统筹, 习近平顶层设计保障网络安全 (Xi Jinping's top level plan for safeguarding cybersecurity aims at: shared enjoyment and control, internal and external coherence)
China Youth Online, April 14, 2016
http://shanghai.xinmin.cn/xmsz/2016/04/14/29840882.html

中国互联网发展基金会与香港中国金融协会签署合作意向书, 共同助力内地与香港“互联网+金融”发展 (China Internet Development Fund (CIDF), Hong Kong-China Financial Development Corporation sign letter of intent, jointly assist the Mainland and Hong Kong in “Internet + finance” development)
CAAC, April 13, 2016
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2016-04/13/c_1118613694.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

“Not clear, not open”: Ming Pao staff demand answers over sudden firing of respected editor
Hong Kong Free Press, April 21, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/21/not-clear-not-open-ming-pao-staff-demand-answers-over-sudden-firing-of-respected-editor/

Related:
港《明报》突然辞退资深编辑 编采自由惹关注 (Hong Kong Ming Pao suddenly fires experienced executive chief editor, raises concern about editorial freedom)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/04/160420_hongkong_ming_pao_editor

Gov’t officials and lawmaker named in latest Panama Papers revelations
Hong Kong Free Press, April 20, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/20/govt-officials-and-lawmaker-named-in-latest-panama-papers-revelations/

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

Counterterrorism or repression? China takes on Uighur militants
War on the rocks, April 19, 2016
http://warontherocks.com/2016/04/counterterrorism-or-repression-china-takes-on-uighur-militants/

Related:
熊选国出席新疆国家安全教育日系列活动表示, 汇聚维护国家安全强大力量 (Senior CPC official in XUAR at National Security Education Day in Xinjiang : Let us gather to safeguard national security)
Legal Daily, April 18, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160418/Articel02002GN.htm

反恐维稳, 人人有责 (Counter-terrorism and stability maintenance is everyone’s responsibility)
Xinjiang News Online, April 13, 2016
http://www.xjbs.com.cn/news/2016-04/13/cms1860108article.shtml?nodes=_551_3624_

China warns of latest national security threat: “sea turtles”
The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/21/china-warns-of-latest-national-security-threat-sea-turtles/

从区域性组织发展到开放的国际性组织, “上合组织”为世界提供新的合作模式 (“Shanghai Cooperation Organization” provides a new cooperative model for the world as its regional scope becomes open, international)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160414/Articel04002GN.htm

25家中国互联网企业承诺协助政府网络反恐 (25 Chinese Internet firms pledge to help government fight terrorism online)
Radio Free Asia, April 12, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/nu-04122016115827.html

张春贤就新疆开展反恐奖励工作作出批示指出, 形成反恐人民战争强大氛围 (CPC Secretary for XUAR approves rewards program for counterterrorism work: It is creating an atmosphere for a formidable people's war against terrorism)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160413/Articel01011GN.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

推进遴选过程公开透明全程网络直播, 联合国首次公开面试秘书长候选人 (UN to interview candidates for Secretary General in live public webcast to promote a transparent selection process)
Legal Daily, April 13, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160413/Articel04001GN.htm

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

2016世界新闻自由指数出炉 中国持续倒数第五 (Release of 2016 world press freedom index, China continues to rank 5th from last)
Voice of America, April 20, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/world-press-freedom-index-20160419/3293395.html

Related:
2016 World Press Freedom Index
Reporters Without Borders, April 20, 2016
https://rsf.org/en/ranking

Author details unapproved cuts to “Leftover Women”
China Digital Times, April 19, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/04/unapproved-cuts-leta-hong-finchers-leftover-women/

中国严控互联网金融广告 投资受害者指责根源在政府 (China tightly restricts online finance advertisements, investment victims blame root of problem on government)
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xl3-04192016154600.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

疫苗维权遭维稳,QQ群被关群主受监视 (Rights defenders in problematic vaccine case repressed by authorities, QQ chat group closed down, group administrator surveilled)
Voice of America, April 20, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-vaccine-victims-qq-groupchat-closed-by-tencent-20160419/3292540.html

Vaccine scandal: parents protest in Chinese capital to demand justice over children’s plight
South China Morning Post, April 20, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937232/vaccine-scandal-parents-protest-chinese-capital-demand

Tibetan protest monk released from prison in uncertain health
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/uncertain-04192016143140.html

Political psychiatry: How China uses “Ankang” hospitals to silence dissent
Wall Street Journal, April 19, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/19/political-psychiatry-how-china-uses-ankang-hospitals-to-silence-dissent/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese parents sue amid protests over tainted vaccines
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chinese-parents-sue-04192016104330.html

Australian leaders keep unspoken vow of silence on China's human rights record
Global Voices, April 19, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/04/19/australian-leaders-keep-unspoken-vow-of-silence-on-chinas-human-rights-record/

China suspends G20 anti-corruption task force: sources
Reuters, April 20, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-g-idUSKCN0XH0AB

China planning chief warns his officials to step up graft fight
Reuters, April 20, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/china-corruption-economy-idUSKCN0XH0B0

Chinese PLA company command: The party line
The Diplomat, April 19, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/chinese-pla-company-command-the-party-line/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China will boost cyber deterrence powers, vows President Xi Jinping
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937224/china-will-boost-cyber-deterrence-powers-vows-president

Opposing new Twitter China director “narrow-minded”, “radical”, “extreme”, “ridiculous”—Global Times
Hong Kong Free Press, April 20, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/20/opposing-new-twitter-china-director-narrow-minded-radical-extreme-ridiculous-global-times/

Hong Kong (香港)

Prominent Hong Kong politicians and businessmen named in new round of Panama Papers leaks
South China Morning Post, April 20, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1937250/prominent-hong-kong-politicians-and-businessmen-named-new

Satisfaction with Hong Kong press freedom lowest since 1997 handover—survey
Hong Kong Free Press, April 20, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/20/satisfaction-hong-kong-press-freedom-lowest-since-1997-handover-survey/

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

To Beijing with love: Chinese security poster warns of “dangerous” handsome foreign spies who steal hearts—and secrets
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1937132/beijing-love-chinese-security-poster-warns-dangerous

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The legacy of China’s one-child policy
The Diplomat, April 20, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/the-legacy-of-chinas-one-child-policy/

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China underscores CPC code of conduct in education on law
Xinhua, April 17, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/17/c_135287350.htm

Accessing Chinese criminal law legal developments via Wechat (updated)
Supreme People’s Court Monitor, April 16, 2016
https://supremepeoplescourtmonitor.com/2016/04/16/accessing-chinese-criminal-law-legal-developments-via-wechat/

China sets death penalty threshold in graft cases
Hong Kong Free Press, April 18, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/18/china-sets-death-penalty-threshold-in-graft-cases/

China holds lawyers, threatens activist amid Mongolian pollution protest
Radio Free Asia, April 18, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-holds-lawyers-04182016111456.html

Are gay rights really making progress in China?
The Diplomat, April 18, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/are-gay-rights-really-making-progress-in-china/

怕中国?美国律师协会取消滕彪新书出版 (Fear China? The America Bar Association cancels the publication of Teng Biao’s new book)
Voice of America, April 19, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-weishi-conenct-teng-biao-20160418/3290654.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Internet star Papi Jiang censored for foul language
Sixth Tone, April 18, 2016
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/china-censors-its-biggest-internet-celebrity-papi-jiang

海外著名中文网站《中国人权双周刊》遭骇客强力攻击严重瘫痪 (Famous overseas Chinese website “HRIC Shuangzhoukan” struck down by hackers)
Radio France Internationale, April 19, 2016
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20160419-海外著名中文网站《中国人权双周刊》遭骇客强力攻击严重瘫痪

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Twitter’s new China head wants to “work together” with state media
Hong Kong Free Press, April 19, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/19/twitters-new-china-head-wants-to-work-together-with-state-media/

Chinese parents outraged after illnesses at school are tied to pollution
The New York Times, April 19, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/19/world/asia/china-pollution-cancer-changzhou.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

President Xi calls for "people-centric" reform
Xinhua, April 18, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/18/c_135290561.htm

Top legal affairs official in Hebei is subject of “discipline” probe
Caixin, April 18, 2016
http://english.caixin.com/2016-04-18/100933682.html

China’s Communist Party shows the door to “superstitious” former vice-governor
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1936994/chinas-communist-party-shows-door-superstitious-former

China widens graft curbs on business activities by officials' families
Channel NewsAsia, April 19, 2016
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-widens-graft-curbs/2709424.html

China’s vaccine scandal threatens public faith in immunizations
The New York Times, April 18, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/19/world/asia/china-vaccine-scandal.html

美学者:美国对中国的政策一开始就设定错误 (American scholar: U.S.’s China policy is wrong from the outset)
Voice of America, April 19, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-foreign-policy-20160418/3291709.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong to probe “bag-gate” amid accusations of abuse of power
Radio Free Asia, April 18, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/power-04182016110517.html

Pro-Beijing lawmaker says talk of independence will lead to Article 23 security law
Hong Kong Free Press, April 18, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/18/pro-beijing-lawmakers-say-talk-of-independence-will-lead-to-article-23-security-law/

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

China observes 1st National Security Education Day
Xinhua, April 15, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2016-04/15/c_135282737.htm

Chinese man sentenced to death for leaking 150,000 classified documents
The Guardian, April 19, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/19/chinese-man-sentenced-to-death-for-leaking-150000-classified-documents

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Targeting beyond China
The New York Times, April 14, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/opinion/targeting-beyond-china.html

Employees in China should be allowed to protest against work conditions without fear of reprisals
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1937021/employees-china-should-be-allowed-protest-against-work

China and the American Bar Association—Another sad story
Jerry’s Blog, April 18, 2016
http://www.jeromecohen.net/jerrys-blog/china-and-the-american-bar-association

Think China’s Xi Jinping is in trouble? Think again
The Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/04/18/think-chinas-xi-jinping-is-in-trouble-think-again/

Functional constituencies: Broadening the franchise is vital for accountability and governance
Hong Kong Free Press, April 17, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/17/functional-constituencies-broadening-the-franchise-is-vital-for-accountability-and-governance/

解讀港人「人心背離」之謎 (Understanding the myth of Hong Kong people’s sense of belonging)
Ming Pao, April 19, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160419/s00022/1461030737186

體現主權與「台灣李波事件」 (Exemplifying sovereignty and the “Taiwan Lee Bo case”)
Ming Pao, April 19, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160419/s00022/1461030238796

Monday, April 18, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China briefly detains rights lawyer Ge Yongxi over Panama Papers post
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 15, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36055000

Leaked email: ABA cancels book for fear of “upsetting the Chinese government”
Foreign Policy, April 15, 2016
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/04/15/leaked-email-aba-cancels-book-for-fear-of-upsetting-the-chinese-government-american-bar-association-teng-biao/

Access to Information (信息公开)

Publishing platform Medium may be blocked in China, reports say
Reuters, April 15, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/apr/15/medium-blocked-china-internet-censorship

China is using Mr. Bean and Batman to help explain the importance of protecting state secrets
Quartz, April 15, 2016
http://qz.com/662802/china-is-using-mr-bean-and-batman-to-help-explain-the-importance-of-protecting-state-secrets/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

问题疫苗事件志愿律师团律师遭当局警告 (Voluntary lawyers assisting victims in problematic vaccine case warned by authorities)
Radio Free Asia, April 15, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/xl1-04152016141124.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Pen-pushers and paper tigers: China’s bureaucrats are still good at getting their way
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1936762/pen-pushers-and-paper-tigers-chinas-bureaucrats-are

China, U.S. accuse each other of human rights violations
The Diplomat, April 15, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/04/china-us-accuse-each-other-of-human-rights-violations/

Hong Kong theatre group dedicated to Tiananmen crackdown concerned by dwindling interest from schools
South China Morning Post, April 17, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1936693/hong-kong-theatre-group-dedicated-tiananmen-crackdown

美国国会举办中国酷刑听证会 受害者哭诉被虐遭遇 (U.S. Congress holds hearing on China’s tortures, victims cry recounting their horrors)
Radio Free Asia, April 15, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/grace-04152016150459.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese Twitter users unsettled at appointment of new managing director
China Change, April 17, 2016
https://chinachange.org/2016/04/17/chinese-twitter-users-unsettled-at-appointment-of-new-managing-director/

Hong Kong (香港)

Democratic Party lines up young guns to fight Hong Kong Legco elections
South China Morning Post, April 18, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1936758/democratic-party-lines-young-guns-fight-hong-kong-legco

“First academic casualty after Occupy”: Lingnan Uni refuses to renew contract of radical professor
Hong Kong Free Press, April 14, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/14/first-casualty-after-occupy-lingnan-refuses-contract-extension-of-radical-professor/

Missing booksellers and HKU’s Johannes Chan cases highlighted in U.S. human rights report
Hong Kong Free Press, April 14, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/14/missing-booksellers-and-hkus-johannes-chan-cases-highlighted-in-us-human-rights-report/

【港獨爭拗】如何說服中央接受公投? 羅冠聰指言之尚早 先累積實力([Dispute over Hong Kong’s independence] How to convince Beijing to accept referendum? Demosisto chairman Nathan Law says it’s too early to say, better gather strength first)
Ming Pao, April 17, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160417/s00001/1460860045726

【港獨爭拗】李彭廣:中共革命是否叛國? 籲多看歷史 從根源解決問題 ([Dispute over Hong Kong’s independence] Dr. Li Pang-kwong asks if CPC’s revolution was treason, urging the public to take reference from history, and solve problems from the roots)
Ming Pao, April 17, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160417/s00001/1460877441020

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

认清国家安全形势 树立国家安全观念 (Identify situation of national security properly, construct the concept of national security)
Guangming Wang, April 16, 2016
http://news.gmw.cn/2016-04/16/content_19729528.htm

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Transparency key in fighting graft
South China Morning Post, April 18, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1936780/transparency-key-fighting-graft

中大被梁粉入侵 學生會責無旁貸 (CUHK invaded by member of “CY Leung’s gang”, student association’s responsibility is unshirkable)
InMeddia HK, April 16, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1041818

Friday, April 15, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China formally disbars prominent Chinese rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang
South China Morning Post, April 14, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1935950/china-formally-disbars-prominent-chinese-rights-lawyer

China human rights: Trailblazing in the LGBT community
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 13, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36038311

Access to Information (信息公开)

Q&A with TV association director You Xiaogang on censorship
Sixth Tone, April 14, 2016
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/qa-tv-association-director-you-xiaogang-censorship

Claims Hong Kong independence forum censored
South China Morning Post, April 14, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1936029/claims-hong-kong-independence-forum-censored

GreatFire activist urges western firms to help end Chinese censorship
The Guardian, April 14, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/14/greatfire-activist-urges-western-firms-to-help-end-chinese-censorship

Panama Papers: China detains lawyer after he shares details of leaders online
The Guardian, April 15, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/15/panama-papers-china-lawyer-shares-details-leaders-online

ABC rejects criticism its Chinese web portal bows to Beijing censorship
The Guardian, April 15, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/apr/15/abc-rejects-criticism-its-chinese-web-portal-bows-to-beijing-censorship

In China, Australian prime minister urges greater openness
Reuters, April 14, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-australia-idUSKCN0XC0AV

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Workers’ struggle continues as China’s economic growth slows to 6.7 percent
China Labor Bulletin, April 15, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/workers%E2%80%99-struggle-continues-china%E2%80%99s-economic-growth-slows-67-percent

中国五位女权人士取保候审条件部分解除 (5 Chinese feminists’ bail conditions partially removed)
Radio Free Asia, April 14, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-04142016124907.html

黎海滨:坚持依法治访 努力实现维权和维稳的统一 (Li Haibin: Persist in managing petitions according to the law, endeavor to achieve the unity of rights protection and stability maintenance)
Ming Pao, April 15, 2016
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0415/c369091-28279865.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Taiwan bids to stop Chinese suspects in Malaysia being deported to mainland China
South China Morning Post, April 15, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1936080/taiwan-bids-stop-chinese-suspects-malaysia-being

独家披露:被纪委谈话是什么样的画面? (Exclusive: What scenario is it to be taken to a talk by the Commission for Discipline Inspection?)
People’s Daily, April 15, 2016
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0415/c1001-28278989.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China now the largest source of internet threats thanks to rise of zombie computers
報告:中國成全球網絡安全威脅頭號來源
South China Morning Post, April 15, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/tech/article/1936049/china-now-largest-source-internet-threats-thanks-rise-zombie-computers
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/tc/business/154184fa9874df5/bao-gao-zhong-guo-cheng-quan-qiu-wang-luo-an-quan-wei-xie-tou-hao-lai-yuan

Hong Kong (香港)

Chinese state leader to visit Hong Kong for first time since Beijing decision that triggered Occupy protests
梁振英邀张德江下月访港 是否就港独、选举表态引关注
South China Morning Post, April 14, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1936036/chinese-state-leader-visit-hong-kong-first-time-beijing-decision
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/15417f3df6c0e88/liang-zhen-ying-yao-zhang-de-jiang-xia-yue-fang-gang-shi-fou-jiu-gang-du-xuan-ju-biao-tai-yin-guan-zhu

China's vaccine victims call for compensation as officials are fired
Radio Free Asia, April 14, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chinas-vaccine-victims-call-for-compensation-as-officials-are-fired-04142016112439.html

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

关于国家安全法你知道多少? (How much do you know about the National Security Law?)
PLA Daily, April 14, 2016
http://military.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0414/c1011-28275359.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

时事大家谈:香港为何与北京渐行渐远? (Current Affairs Discussion: Why are Hong Kong and Beijing walking farther away from each other?)
Voice of America, April 15, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/VOAWeishi-IssuesandOpinions-20160414-why-young-hongkongers-mad-with-central-and-sar-governments/3285778.html

多少市民自認屬本土派? 3月調查研究的結果(文:李立峯) (How many citizens claim to be localists? March survey results)
Ming Pao, April 15, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160415/s00022/1460652775291

以殺戮對付殺戮:當政權藉反恐之名對付異見者…(文:國際特赦組織香港分會) (Amnesty International Hong Kong: Slaughtering to cope with slaughtering—When regimes punish dissidents in the name of counterterrorism…)
Ming Pao, April 15, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160415/s00022/1460700830957

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Judge rules against couple in China's first same-sex marriage case
South China Morning Post, April 13, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1935722/judge-rules-against-couple-chinas-first-same-sex

Related:
Couple vows to appeal ruling against same-sex marriage
China Digital Times, April 13, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/04/judge-china-rules-gay-couple-cannot-marry/

維權律師浦志強遭取消執業資格 (Rights defender Pu Zhiqiang’s law license revoked)
Ming Pao, April 14, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160414/s00004/1460618935976

Access to Information (信息公开)

Three cheers for China’s cyber-volunteers
China Media Project, April 13, 2016
http://cmp.hku.hk/2016/04/13/39684/

Should Internet censorship be considered a trade issue?
ChinaFile, April 13, 2016
http://www.chinafile.com/conversation/should-internet-censorship-be-considered-trade-issue

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

The Southern street movement: China’s lonely warriors
China Change, April 13, 2016
https://chinachange.org/2016/04/13/the-southern-street-movement-chinas-lonely-warriors/

Police remove bail conditions on 5 Chinese feminists detained last year
The New York Times, April 14, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/world/asia/china-feminist-five-beijing.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China punishes hundreds of officials over vaccine scandal
South China Morning Post, April 14, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1935826/china-punishes-hundreds-officials-over-vaccine-scandal

China to prosecute former graft buster for suspected corruption
Reuters, April 13, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN0XB05P?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

World’s first Tiananmen museum to close as organizers complain of political “targeting”
Hong Kong Free Press, April 14, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/04/14/worlds-first-tiananmen-museum-to-close-as-organisers-complain-of-political-targeting/

China to prosecute Taiwanese in fraud case despite acquittals in Kenya
The New York Times, April 14, 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/14/world/asia/china-to-prosecute-taiwanese-in-fraud-case-despite-acquittals-in-kenya.html

2015 saw sharp increase in “repression and coercion” in China—U.S.
Radio Free Asia, April 13, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-rights-04132016175820.html

中国发表报告列举美国不良人权纪录 (China issues report listing out U.S. poor human rights records)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 14, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/04/160414_china_usa_human_rights

Hong Kong (香港)

政府回應美國人權報告:外國政府不應干預香港特區內部事務 (Hong Kong government responds to U.S. human rights report: Foreign government should not intervene in HKSAR internal affairs)
Ming Pao, April 14, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160414/s00001/1460625202117

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

渭南社区矫正实施“四法”, 教育矫治一把钥匙开一把锁 (Weinan community corrections system implements “Four Methods” (examine the “illness,” prescribe the right medicine, build a nurturing atmosphere, and innovate boldly), educational correction is key)
Legal Daily, April 12, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160412/Articel02003GN.htm

温州特大跨省拐卖儿童案大起底 (The full story of Wenzhou's enormous inter-provincial child trafficking case)
Legal Daily, April 12, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160412/Articel08004GN.htm

China court refuses to allow gay marriage in landmark case
The Guardian, April 13, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/13/china-court-refuse-gay-marriage-landmark-case

“709大抓捕”:周世锋被指定辩护律师 锋锐所至今无法正常执业 (“709 Mass Crackdown”: Zhou Shifeng to be defended by arbitrarily assigned lawyer, Fengrui law firm still cannot properly operate)
Radio Free Asia, April 12, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-04122016112627.html

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, February 5, 2016
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://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)

中国审判流程信息平台总访问量88.85万次 (China's trial process information platform gets 888,500 hits)
Legal Daily, April 12, 2016
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index/content/2016-04/12/content_6582056.htm

公开环境信息, 为何这般难? (What is it so difficult about disclosing information on the environment?)
China Environment News, April 12, 2016
http://huanbao.bjx.com.cn/news/20160412/724087.shtml

China media break silence on journalist Rui Chenggang, sparking intrigue
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 12, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36027681