Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China: End abuse of hunger-striking activist
Human Rights Watch, July 17, 2016
https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/07/17/china-end-abuse-hunger-striking-activist

Related:
Sister Says Guo Feixiong Will Not Stop Hunger Strike
杨茂平: 郭飞雄会活着走出监狱吗?
Human Rights in China, June 15, 2016
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/case-update/sister-says-guo-feixiong-will-not-stop-hunger-strike
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/ge-gen-zong/yang-mao-ping-guo-fei-xiong-hui-huo-zhao-zou-chu-jian-yu-ma

Lawyer of legal assistant detained during lawyer crackdown pens “letter of apology”
Hong Kong Free Press, July 19, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/07/19/lawyer-of-legal-assistant-detained-during-lawyer-crackdown-pens-letter-of-apology/

Related:
“考拉”反省:成为了境外组织在中国渗透的棋子 (“Kao La” reflects: I became a tool for foreign organizations’ penetration in China)
Global Times, July 19, 2016
http://china.huanqiu.com/article/2016-07/9193158.html

律师任全牛妻子遭殴打瘀伤 代理人常伯阳被绑架威胁退出该案 (Lawyer Ren Quanniu’s wife beaten and bruised, defense counsel Chang Bayang kidnapped and threatened until quitting the case)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-07182016103102.html

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

中国贵州禁止基督徒学生参加高考 (Guizhou prohibits Christian students from joining higher education entrance exam)
Voice of America, July 19, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/a/news-china-threatens-to-bar-churchgoing-youth-from-university-20160718/3423007.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Outspoken liberal Chinese magazine Yanhuang Chunqiu stops publication after management purge
《炎黄春秋》宣布停刊
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2016
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1991412/outspoken-liberal-chinese-magazine-yanhuang-chunqiu
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/156010ac2fd6908/yan-huang-chun-qiu-xuan-bu-ting-kan-bei-jie-gu-she-chang-zhi-zhu-guan-bu-men-qiang-hang-ru-she-qin-fan-chu-ban-zi-you

Taiwanese actor Leon Dai loses part in Zhao Wei film after political pressure in China
The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/07/18/taiwanese-actor-leon-dai-loses-part-in-zhao-wei-film-after-political-pressure-in-china/?mod=WSJBlog

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Exclusive: U.S. and Chinese labor groups collaborated before China Wal-Mart strikes
Reuters, July 18, 2016
http://uk.reuters.com/article/us-walmart-china-idUKKCN0ZY0SV

Tibetan woman detained in new solo protest in Ngaba
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/solo-07162016115709.html

逾千法轮功学员香港集会游行 吁停止迫害 (Over a thousand Falungong practitioners rally in Hong Kong to call for stop of persecution)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-07182016103552.html

劳工界纪念女工周建容自杀事件两周年 呼吁关注中国劳工权益 (Labor community commemorates 2 years after female worker Zhou Jianrong’s suicide, calling for attention to Chinese labor rights)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-07182016103342.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong says legislative candidates must endorse Chinese rule
香港立法会选举排斥“港独”
The New York Times, July 16, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/16/world/asia/hong-kong-legco-candidates-china.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160715/hong-kong-legco-candidates-china/

Related:
Refusing to sign: Demosisto joins ranks of Hong Kong politicians resisting controversial change in Legco election rules
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1991199/refusing-sign-demosisto-joins-ranks-hong-kong-politicians

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Why China hacks
The Wall Street Journal, July 17, 2016
http://www.wsj.com/articles/why-china-hacks-1468796525

观察:台湾网民发起“向中国道歉大赛” (Observations: Taiwan netizens organizes “Apologizing to China Competition”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 18, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/china/2016/07/160718_ana_taiwan_apology_china