Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China's rights struggle is no longer an “internal affair”
The Diplomat, February 1, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/02/chinas-rights-struggle-is-no-longer-an-internal-affair/

China accused of skirting international law in cross-border apprehensions
The Wall Street Journal, February 1 2016
http://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-cross-border-moves-on-foes-raises-legal-doubts-1454385982

Related:
For more information on China and the United Nations, see:
更多关于联合国与中国的资料,请参阅:
Human Rights in China
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/china-and-united-nations
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-yu-lian-he-guo

Access to Information (信息公开)

China detains three journalists amid growing calls for their release
三记者被捕事件惊动北京 甘肃省工作组抵武威市调查
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2016
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/journalists-02012016105657.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/ql1-02012016102525.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

150 resident doctors stage pay protest in Shenzhen
Caixin, February 1, 2016
http://english.caixin.com/2016-02-01/100905986.html

Deadline nears in county in China's Sichuan for surrender of Dalai Lama photos
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/deadline-02012016171612.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

入狱22年死囚被浙江高院判无罪 (Inmate on death row for 22 years pronounced innocent by Zhejiang Higher People’s Court)
Radio France Internationale, February 1, 2016
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20160201-入狱22年死囚被浙江高院判无罪

China's anti-corruption dragnet catches more than financial criminals
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/China-fugatives-02012016124112.html

“Kid, leave China with your dad,” Tianjin anti-graft official writes “will” before apparent suicide
Hong Kong Free Press, February 1, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/02/01/kid-leave-china-with-your-dad-tianjin-anti-graft-official-writes-will-before-apparent-suicide/

“Superstitious” Chinese vice mayor to be prosecuted for graft
Channel NewsAsia, February 2, 2016
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/superstitious-chinese-v/2480180.html

Hong Kong (香港)

美国:严重质疑北京对港高度自治承诺 (U.S. seriously questions China’s commitment to Hong Kong’s autonomy)
Radio France Internationale, February 2, 2016
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20160202-美国:严重质疑北京对港高度自治承诺

Related:
China defends law enforcers as U.S. calls for clarity on booksellers
Reuters, February 1, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-booksellers-usa-idUSKCN0VA3SM

Causeway Bay Books remains closed despite claim by Lee Po’s wife: four booksellers still missing, presumed detained
South China Morning Post, February 1, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1908069/causeway-bay-books-remains-closed-despite-claim-lee-pos-wife

Arthur Li’s rhetoric proves that opposition to his HKU Council appointment was right
Hong Kong Free Press, February 2, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/02/02/arthur-lis-rhetoric-proves-that-opposition-to-his-hku-council-appointment-was-right/

中共驻香港报章文汇大公落实合并 (CPC’s newspapers in Hong Kong Wen Wei Po and Ta Kung Pao to merge)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 2, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/02/160202_hongkong_beijing_media_merge

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

Islam, ethnicity, and state control in China
China Digital Times, February 1, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/02/islam-ethnicity-and-state-control-in-china/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Why critics of China aren’t safe anywhere
The Washington Post, January 30, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/why-no-critic-of-china-is-safe/2016/01/31/14921bd4-c6c5-11e5-a4aa-f25866ba0dc6_story.html

Watching Big Brother: A Q&A with Chinese political cartoonist Badiucao
Los Angeles Review of Books, February 1, 2016
http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/chinablog/watching-big-brother-qa-chinese-political-cartoonist-badiucao/

On eve of Iowa, Hillary Clinton chides China on women’s rights. Here’s why.
Washington Post, February 1, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/02/01/on-eve-of-iowa-hillary-clinton-chides-china-on-womens-rights-heres-why/

Related:
Supporting Women’s Rights in China
声援中国女权人士
Human Rights in China, April 28, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/supporting-womens-rights-china
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/sheng-yuan-zhong-guo-nu-quan-ren-shi