Monday, May 30, 2016

Access to Information (信息公开)

Why China still can’t make sense of the Cultural Revolution
Hong Kong Free Press, May 29, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/05/29/why-china-still-cant-make-sense-of-the-cultural-revolution/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Parents protest “toxic” athletics track at school in China's Sichuan
Radio Free Asia, May 27, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/athletics-05272016114148.html

Tibetans in Ngaba warned over anti-mine protests
Radio Free Asia, May 25, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/warned-05272016145835.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

北京列“霾”为气象灾害遭质疑 人为导致污染却怪自然? (Beijing puts “smog” on the meteorological hazards list, questioned why man made pollution is blamed on nature)
Radio Free Asia, May 27, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/xl2-05272016102921.html

中国对G7声明表示“强烈不满” (China voices “strong discontent” toward G7 statement)
Deutsche Welle, May 27, 2016
http://www.dw.com//zh/中国对g7声明表示强烈不满/a-19285586

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

The secret army of cheerleaders policing China’s Internet
The Guardian, May 29, 2016
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/may/29/china-internet-censorship-strategic-distraction-gary-king

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong cartoonist drops publisher amid charges of self-censorship
Hong Kong Free Press, May 27, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/05/27/hong-kong-comic-artist-find-new-publisher-political-satire-book-original-one-self-censors/

Ken Tsang: "Beaten" Hong Kong protester sentenced for assault
港「佔中」被毆示威者曾健超獲刑將上訴
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 30, 2016
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-36410804
CH: http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/china/2016/05/160530_hongkong_ken_tseng_sentence

三院校街頭報哀音悼六四:不敢遺忘,有責傳承 (3 tertiary education bodies jointly commemorate June Fourth by singing and talking with people in the streets: Never forget, bear the responsibility to pass the message on)
InMedia HK, May 30, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1042605

Turnout plunges by half as Hongkongers march to remember June 4 Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy
香港六四游行人数减半 有学生会杯葛但亦有学生支持
South China Morning Post, May 29, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1958596/turnout-plunges-half-hongkongers-march-remember-june-4
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk-macau-tw/15500059748a259/xiang-gang-liu-si-you-xing-ren-shu-jian-ban-you-xue-sheng-bei-ge-dan-yi-you-xue-sheng-zhi-chi

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

China’s halal constitution
The Diplomat, May 27, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/05/chinas-halal-constitution/

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

【六四電影】《天安門》重遇記——給電影學院同學的一封信(文:家明) ([June Fourth film] Seeing “Tiananmen” again—a letter to film school students)
Ming Pao, May 29, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160529/s00022/1464488215385

「六四」之於一名九十後 (June Fourth to a post-90s)
InMedia HK, May 29, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1042599

我與八九民運的生命經驗 (Me and my life experience of 1989 democratic movement)
InMedia HK, May 30, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1042609

【文革五十年】追溯文革的思想源頭(文:黃東) ([50th anniversary of Cultural Revolution] Tracing the ideological origins of the Cultural Revolution)
Ming Pao, May 28, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160528/s00022/1464402625491