Monday, May 09, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

From bench to bar: Meet China’s ex-judges
Sixth Tone, May 5, 2016
http://www.sixthtone.com/news/bench-bar-meet-shanghai%E2%80%99s-ex-judges#

Lawyers' meeting with jailed Chinese activist cut short by guards
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyers-meeting-with-jailed-chinese-activist-cut-short-by-guards-05062016111226.html

Related:
Sister of dissident Chinese lawyer Guo Feixiong vows hunger strike outside jail if his medical needs aren’t met
South China Morning Post, May 7, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1942065/sister-dissident-chinese-lawyer-guo-feixiong-vows

成秋波呼吁美国政府和联合国拯救郭飞雄生命 (Cheng Qiubo calls on American government and the UN to rescue Guo Feixiong)
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-05062016143807.html

香港支联会举行游行要求中国当局释放郭飞雄保外就医 (HK Alliance organizes march demanding Chinese authorities to release Guo Feixiong on medical parole)
Radio Free Asia, May 8, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/xl1-05082016112420.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

New York dance troupe says China banned shows over Falun Gong links
The Guardian, May 6, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/06/shen-yun-dance-troupe-falun-gong-china-cancelled-performances

China bans “erotic” banana-eating live streams
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 6, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-36226141

Widespread online leaks of personal information in China prompt new data collection laws
South China Morning Post, May 8, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1942260/widespread-online-leaks-personal-information-china-prompt-new

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Riot police deployed as teachers in central China stage protest over unpaid wages
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1941615/riot-police-deployed-teachers-central-china-stage-protest-over

Tibetan mother of five burns to death to protest Chinese rule
Radio Free Asia, May 6, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/mother-05062016131403.html

Chinese police clamp down on Tibetan mining protest
Voice of America, May 6, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-police-clamp-down-tibetan-mining-protest/3319093.html

非敏感时期在京访民突遭警方大扫荡 (Police carries out large scale clamp down on petitioners in Beijing in non-sensitive period)
Radio Free Asia, May 8, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-05082016110827.html

中国从俄取经打压NGO 两国联手抵制西方 (China learns repression on NGOs from Russia, the two countries collaborating to resist the West)
Voice of America, May 8, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-russia-china-will-together-20160508/3320556.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Accusations fly thick and fast over Chinese cultural group’s Cultural Revolution “red songs” concert
South China Morning Post, May 8, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1942195/accusations-fly-thick-and-fast-over-chinese-cultural-groups-cultural

Taiwan's new government accuses mainland China of interfering in its status at WHO
South China Morning Post, May 9, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1942567/taiwans-new-government-accuses-mainland-china

How far is China from another Cultural Revolution?
The Diplomat, May 7, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/05/how-far-is-china-from-another-cultural-revolution/

Related:
The cost of the Cultural Revolution, fifty years later
The New Yorker, May 7, 2016
http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/the-cost-of-the-cultural-revolution-fifty-years-later

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

China to expand bilingual schooling in Xinjiang: Xinhua
Reuters, May 6, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKCN0XX1NT

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

高文谦:毛的文革遗产与习近平治国模式(二) (Gao Wenqian: Legacy of Mao’s Cultural Revolution and Xi Jinping’s mode of governance [Part 2])
Voice of America, May 6, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/gaowenqian-20160506/3318302.html

高文谦:毛的文革遗产与习近平治国模式(三) (Gao Wenqian: Legacy of Mao’s Cultural Revolution and Xi Jinping’s mode of governance [Part 3])
Voice of America, May 7, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/gao-wenqian-on-the-cultural-revolution-20160507/3319574.html

高文谦:毛的文革遗产与习近平治国模式(四之上) (Gao Wenqian: Legacy of Mao’s Cultural Revolution and Xi Jinping’s mode of governance [Part 4.1])
Voice of America, May 8, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/content/mao-20160507/3320350.html