Thursday, July 28, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

福建刑事速裁程序试点工作成效显著 (Fujian: Good results shown in expedited criminal procedures pilot)
People's Court Daily, July 25, 2016
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2016-07/25/content_114457.htm

农妇不堪辱骂棒打丈夫致死 (Rural woman sentenced to 14 years after beating abusive husband to death with stick)
People’s Court Daily, July 26, 2016
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2016-07/26/content_114500.htm

新疆立法预防未成年人犯罪, 对重点青少年群体分类施策和重点预防 (Xinjiang legislates to prevent crimes by minors with policies tailored to targeted groups)
Legal Daily, July 27, 2016
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index/content/2016-07/27/content_6737379.htm

Chinese court sentences American publisher to prison
美籍香港媒体人王健民在中国被判监禁
The New York Times, July 27, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/world/asia/china-hong-kong-magazine-editors.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160728/china-hong-kong-magazine-editors/

Chinese lawyers group investigates member for questioning Communist Party policy
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1995730/chinese-lawyers-group-investigates-member-questioning

Access to Information (信息公开)

Playing Pokémon go in China is not easy, but many are still risking it
Global Voices, July 27, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/07/27/playing-pokemon-go-in-china-is-not-easy-but-many-are-still-risking-it/

China detains three for tweeting about Hebei flooding deaths
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-floods-07272016123614.html

Online activist denies public order charges despite police pressure
李婷玉会见律师否认控罪 曝光警方暗示其做“赵威第二”
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2016
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/online-activist-denies-public-order-charges-despite-police-pressure-07272016111139.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-07272016101845.html

Drawing the news: Getting over the Wall
China Digital Times, July 27, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/07/drawing-news-getting-wall/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China’s Walmart workers strengthen organizing after strikes
China Labor Bulletin, July 27, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/china%E2%80%99s-walmart-workers-strengthen-organising-after-strikes

Government Accountability (政府问责)

北京首名“红通令”落网者获刑 (Sentence handed down for first corrupt officials snared on Beijing's "Most-Wanted" list)
People’s Court Daily, July 27, 2016
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2016-07/27/content_114520.htm

决定10月召开十八届六中全会 (18th Central Committee 6th Plenum to be held in October)
People's Court Daily, July 27, 2016
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2016-07/27/content_114519.htm

Parents accuse Chinese police of killing their son during interrogation
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1995570/parents-accuse-chinese-police-killing-their-son-during

Niece of Tibetan priest flees China, says he died of torture
The Washington Post, July 28, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/niece-of-leading-tibetan-priest-flees-china/2016/07/28/b82b9e0c-5480-11e6-b652-315ae5d4d4dd_story.html

A Communist insider turned exile, and the secrets he never shared
天安门事件后,许家屯如何秘密出逃?
The New York Times, July 28, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/28/world/asia/china-communist-party-xu-jiatun-exile.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160728/china-communist-party-xu-jiatun-exile

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China aims to become Internet superpower by 2050
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1995936/china-aims-become-internet-cyberpower-2020

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

Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s strong state complex
The Diplomat, July 28, 2016
http://thediplomat.com/2016/07/tibet-xinjiang-and-chinas-strong-state-complex/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong officials to resume talks with mainland on detention notification system
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/1995691/hong-kong-officials-resume-talks-mainland-detention

A controversial new Hong Kong opera will explore the private life of Mao Zedong
Quartz, July 28, 2016
http://qz.com/742023/a-controversial-new-hong-kong-opera-will-explore-the-private-life-of-mao-zedong/