Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Beijing restricting Hui Islam while courting tourists
China Digital Times, May 16, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/05/beijing-restricting-hui-islam-courting-muslim-tourists/

Chinese police step in as protesters take officials captive, pelt them with eggs
South China Morning Post, May 16, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1945531/chinese-police-step-protesters-take-officials-captive

Protests over university admission quotas highlight challenge in reforming China’s education system
South China Morning Post, May 16, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1945538/protests-over-university-admission-quotas-highlight

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Beijing police really want you to know a man who died in custody was accused of soliciting a prostitute
Global Voices, May 17, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/05/17/beijing-police-really-want-you-to-know-a-man-who-died-in-custody-was-accused-of-soliciting-a-prostitute/

Cultural Revolution reduced to footnote as Communist party says China has moved on
The Guardian, May 17, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/17/cultural-revolution-reduced-to-footnote-as-communist-party-says-china-has-moved-on

Related:
80毛左港遊行撐文革 (80 Mao supporters march to celebrate the Cultural Revolution)
Apple Daily, May 16, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/art/20160516/19613907

【文革50年】十年浩劫當娛樂 文革餐廳紀念甚麼? ([50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution] Taking 10 years of calamity as entertainment—What does the Cultural Revolution restaurant commemorate?)
Apple Daily, May 14, 2016
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20160514/19611727

文化大革命・五十年後的記憶戰場 (The Cultural Revolution—Battlefield in memory 50 years after)
The Initium, May 16, 2016
https://theinitium.com/project/20160516-mainland-cultural-revolution-web/#intro

文革浩劫50年專題 時間軸看懂文化大革命 (50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution: Timeline for understanding the Cultural Revolution)
Apple Daily, May 6, 2016
http://www.appledaily.com.tw/realtimenews/article/new/20160516/862219/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong security tightened as top Chinese official visits
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 17, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36309063

Related:
Journalist groups and lawmaker slam reporting curbs for top Chinese official visit
Hong Kong Free Press, May 16, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/05/16/journalist-groups-and-lawmaker-slam-reporting-curbs-for-top-chinese-official-visit/

张德江抵达香港 "我要真普选"标语相迎 (Zhang Dejiang arrives Hong Kong, meets with big banner of “I Want Genuine Universal Suffrage”)
Deutsche Welle, May 17, 2016
http://www.dw.com/zh/张德江抵达香港-我要真普选标语相迎/a-19261832

【張德江訪港】示威區只見建制團體迎賓 女子欲向車隊抗議遭十數警圍 ([ZDJ visiting HK] Only pro-establishment groups are in demonstration area to welcome guest, a woman trying to approach the motorcade to protest surrounded by dozen of policemen)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160517/s00001/1463467228636

【張德江訪港】想借沙士領功 在港人傷口灑鹽 ([ZDJ visiting HK] Attempting to claim achievement from China’s work during SARS, Zhang “sprays salt on Hongkongers’ wound”)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160517/s00022/1463461026861

Photos: Hong Kong protestors are already clashing with police as a top Chinese official visits
Quartz, May 17, 2016
http://qz.com/685947/photos-hong-kong-protestors-are-already-clashing-with-police-as-a-top-chinese-official-visits/

China says some in U.S. trying to “disturb” Hong Kong
Reuters, May 13, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-hongkong-idUSKCN0Y40W8

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Opinion: China's Cultural Revolution and the injustices of the present
Deutsche Welle, May 16, 2016
http://www.dw.com/en/opinion-chinas-cultural-revolution-and-the-injustices-of-the-present/a-19249726

”China’s future,” by David Shambaugh
The Financial Times, May 16, 2016
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/903d98c0-1833-11e6-b197-a4af20d5575e.html

Why China’s street protests do not a revolution make
Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/05/16/why-chinas-street-protests-do-not-a-revolution-make/

Is China returning to the madness of Mao’s Cultural Revolution?
Foreign Policy, May 16, 2016
http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/05/16/is-china-returning-to-the-madness-of-maos-cultural-revolution/

Access to Justice (司法公正)

夫妻吵架把妻子打到骨折, 他成了路桥区因家暴被起诉“第一人”(Husband breaks wife’s bones during argument, becomes first person to be prosecuted for domestic violence in Zhejiang’s Luqiao District)
Zhejiang News, May 12, 2016
http://zjnews.zjol.com.cn/system/2016/05/12/021147162.shtml

女子遭家暴杀害醉酒丈夫,庭审引入“专家证人”制度 (In case of woman accused of murdering drunk husband after suffering domestic violence, Chuxiong Intermediate People’s Court in Yunnan introduces “expert witness” system)
Chinanews.com, May 12, 2016
http://www.chinanews.com/sh/2016/05-12/7867625.shtml

遭遇家暴,兰州一女子申请人身保护令 (Suffering domestic violence, Lanzhou woman applies for a personal protection order)
Gansu Daily, May 12, 2016
http://gansu.gansudaily.com.cn/system/2016/05/12/016063576.shtml

把看守所当成“心理康复中心”, 记江西省余江县看守所副教导员黄水标 (Jiangxi detention center instructor urges use of center for psychological recovery)
Legal Daily, May 12, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160512/Articel02001GN.htm

Access to Information (信息公开)

China launches “rumor-busting” website to enforce Party line
Legal Daily, May 12, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-launches-rumor-busting-website-to-enforce-party-line-05132016093057.html

北京通报“涉嫖娼男子死亡”事件细节 (Beijing releases details on man who died in custody after visiting prostitutes [the Lei Yang case])
Legal Daily, May 12, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160512/Articel02010GN.htm

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese women react to sexual harassment of men
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 16, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36299659

Understanding China’s Foreign NGO Activities Law
Lawfare, May 16, 2016
https://www.lawfareblog.com/understanding-chinas-foreign-ngo-activities-law

IBAHRI urges review of China’s new law for foreign NGOs
International Bar Association Press Office, May 16, 2016
http://www.ibanet.org/Article/NewDetail.aspx?ArticleUid=ead72851-cc65-4fd9-8d2a-79e1037c4ac5

Government Accountability (政府问责)

[Multimedia series]Cultural Revolution, 50 years on – the pain, passion and power struggle that shaped today’s China
South China Morning Post, May 16, 2016
http://multimedia.scmp.com/cultural-revolution/

China marks 50 years since Cultural Revolution with silence
The Guardian, May 16, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/may/16/china-marks-50-years-since-cultural-revolution-with-silence

国际反贪局联合会第九次年会暨会员代表大会在天津开幕, 孟建柱出席开幕式并致辞 (China’s top law enforcer Meng Jianzhu addresses opening of 9th annual conference of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities in Tianjin)
Legal Daily, May 12, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160512/Articel01002GN.htm

反贪总局局长:已抓获潜逃境外职务犯罪嫌疑人128名 ((SPP) Anti-Corruption Chief: 128 fugitives suspected of “abuse of public office” crimes have been captured)
People's Daily, May 12, 2016
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2016/0512/c1001-28343943.html

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

预防暴力犯罪活动, 河北上演“公交反恐演练”(Hebei conducts “counter-terrorist exercise in public transportation” to prevent violent crimes)
Chinanews.com, May 10, 2016
http://news.21cn.com/photo/a/2016/0510/15/31014607.shtml

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China must set ethical standards for its Belt and Road investments
South China Morning Post, May 16, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1945649/china-must-set-ethical-standards-its-belt-and-road