Thursday, July 21, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

No safe haven: Chinese dissidents living in fear
Al Jazeera, July 20, 2016
http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/2016/07/safe-haven-chinese-dissidents-living-fear-160719095306660.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Online fiction becomes Chinese cultural force
The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2016
http://www.wsj.com/articles/online-fiction-becomes-chinese-cultural-force-1469035251

Dismissal of Tencent Web editor ordered after one-character typo in Xi Jinping story—report
Hong Kong Free Press, July 21, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/07/21/dismissal-of-tencent-web-editor-ordered-after-one-character-typo-in-xi-jinping-story-report/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Hangzhou bans unofficial Christian worship ahead of G20 summit
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hangzhou-bans-unofficial-christian-worship-ahead-of-g20-summit-07202016103927.html

After 17 years of persecution, Falun Gong survives
The Diplomat, July 21, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/07/after-17-years-of-persecution-falun-gong-survives/

国际特赦呼吁释放“铭记八酒六四”案四君子 (Amnesty International calls for release of the four individuals involved in “June Fourth” liquor label case)
Voice of America, July 21, 2016
http://www.voachinese.com/a/amnesty-calling-release-activits-20160720/3428303.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Wife, child of Tiananmen activist arrive in U.S. after fleeing China
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-asylum-07202016145024.html

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

Beijing policies in Xinjiang driving Chinese Muslims to join ranks of Islamic State, says U.S. think tank
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1992418/beijing-policies-xinjiang-driving-chinese-muslims-join

Related:
All jihad is local: What ISIS’ files tell us about its fighters
New America, July 2016
https://na-production.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/ISIS-Files.pdf

President Xi urges Chinese Muslims to resist religious "infiltration"
Reuters, July 21, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/uk-china-politics-islam-idUSKCN1010D5

Britain adds Chinese militant group to terror list
Reuters, July 20, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-britain-security-idUSKCN1000PT

Hong Kong (香港)

Canadian or Chinese? Foreign citizenship brought into question
The Diplomat, July 20, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/07/canadian-or-chinese-foreign-citizenship-brought-into-question/

Student leader Joshua Wong guilty over Hong Kong pro-democracy protest
The Guardian, July 21, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jul/21/student-leader-joshua-wong-found-guilty-over-hong-kong-pro-democracy-protest

Beijing’s top man in HK asks whether independence advocates should be allowed to join LegCo race
Hong Kong Free Press, July 20, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/07/20/top-beijing-man-in-hk-asks-whether-independence-advocates-should-be-allowed-to-join-legco-race/

民主黨遊行 抗議中聯辦干預選舉 (Democratic Party protests Liaison Office’s interference in LegCo election)
Ming Pao, July 21, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160721/s00001/1469086133911

中共统战部涉嫌暗中操控香港议会选举 (CPC United Front Work Department allegedly manipulates Hong Kong LegCo election from behind the scenes)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-07202016103221.html

香港書展開幕 書商面對北京拒絕退縮 (Hong Kong Book Fair opens—booksellers not backing down in front of Beijing)
Radio France Internationale, July 20, 2016
http://trad.cn.rfi.fr/中國/20160720-香港書展開幕-書商面對北京拒絕退縮

《習近平狼吞虎咽》書商疑被“姓黨人士”人身威脅 (New sensitive book—publisher reportedly received personal safety threat by someone “who bears the surname of the Party”)
Radio France Internationale, July 21, 2016
http://trad.cn.rfi.fr/中國/20160721-《習近平狼吞虎咽》書商疑被“姓黨人士”人身威脅