Friday, August 12, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Sichuan detains dying miner fighting for compensation
China Labor Bulletin, August 11, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/sichuan-detains-dying-miner-fighting-compensation

China extends pretrial detention of rights activist again
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/extends-08112016132720.html

The judicial system. Suppress and support
The Economist, August 11, 2016
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21704849-communist-party-cracks-down-political-activists-even-it-eases-up-some-less-sensitive

Related:
Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers, Defenders and International Reactions: A Brief Chronology
Human Rights in China, August 8, 2016
http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-defenders-and-international-reactions-brief-chronology

屏南县检察院办理首例强制医疗申请案件 (Pingnan County procuratorate handles first application for compulsory medical treatment)
Sina News, August 9, 2016
http://news.sina.com.cn/o/2016-08-09/doc-ifxuszpp3226786.shtml

江苏国税向跨国公司发函:考虑中国立场,留下合理利润 (Jiangsu Tax Office issues memo to multinationals: Think about China’s position, leave behind fair profits)
21st Century Business Herald, August 9, 2016
http://epaper.21jingji.com/html/2016-08/10/content_44866.htm

公安部等八部门发布公告规范居民身份证使用管理: 不得擅自复印扫描居民身份证 (Ministry of Public Security and 78 other departments issue rules on use of citizen ID cards: Unofficial copying or scanning is not allowed)
Legal Daily, August 11, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160811/Articel01003GN.htm

干货!看懂北京积分落户政策须了解这10大问题 (The skinny! To understand Beijing's points-based residential settlement policy, you must understand these 10 big questions)
Xinhua, August 11, 2016
http://news.sohu.com/20160811/n463784544.shtml

向家庭暴力说不,邯郸发首张“人身安全保护令” (Say no to domestic violence: Handan county, Hebei, issues first personal protection order)
Xinhua, August 11, 2016
http://he.xinhuanet.com/hbGongyi/20160811/3364681_c.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

The East is pink. As online mobs get rowdier, they also get a label
The Economist, August 11, 2016
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21704853-online-mobs-get-rowdier-they-also-get-label-east-pink

民政部:不履行信息公开义务的社会团体将被列入异常名录 (Ministry of Civil Affairs: Social organizations that fail to implement their information disclosure obligations will be put on list of “non-conformist organizations”)
Xinhua, August 1, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2016-08/01/c_1119316078.htm

Government Accountability (政府问责)

德利乌斯:中国的人权状况继续加速恶化 (Society for Threatened Peoples International: Deterioration of human rights situation in China continues to accelerate)
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-08112016103332.html

美國國務院第18次發表國際宗教自由報告 (U.S. State Department issues 18th international religious freedom report)
Radio France Internationale, August 11, 2016
http://trad.cn.rfi.fr/中國/20160811-美國國務院第18次發表國際宗教自由報告

Related:
Release of the 2015 annual report on international freedom (IRF)
U.S. Department of State, August 10, 2016
http://www.state.gov/s/d/2016d/260953.htm

Larung Gar monks, nuns forced to return to their family homes
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/return-08112016152026.html

Shattered glass, broken promises a year after Tianjin blasts
Agence France Presse, August 11, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/08/11/shattered-glass-broken-promises-year-tianjin-blasts/

Related:
Tianjin disaster still scars firefighters’ families and friends one year on
South China Morning Post, August 11, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2002312/tianjin-disaster-still-scars-firefighters-families-and

The difficulties of moving millions of people
The Wall Street Journal, August 11, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/08/11/the-difficulties-of-moving-millions-of-people/

Chinese official denies report of shooting during anti-nuke protests
Radio Free Asia, August 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/denies-08112016114232.html

纠正冤假错案必须追责到底 (Correcting miscarriages of justice requires pursuing responsible parties to the very end)
Legal Daily, August 9, 2016
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20160811/Articel01005GN.htm

钱仁风获国家赔偿172万:赔偿金是如何计算的? (Qian Renfeng obtained RMB 1.72M: How was the compensation sum calculated?)
Xinhua, August 11, 2016
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2016-08/09/c_129217119.htm

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Business groups slam China's draft cybersecurity rules
South China Morning Post, August 12, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/economy/article/2002550/business-groups-slam-chinas-draft-cybersecurity-rules

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

河南省三门峡警方开出河南省首张反恐罚单 (Police in Sanmenxia, Henan, issue first counter-terrorism infringement notice)
Henan Daily, August 11, 2016
http://www.ha.xinhuanet.com/news/20160811/3363853_c.html

Hong Kong (香港)

“System upgrade”? China visa suspended for foreign visitors entering Guangdong via Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, August 11, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2002040/system-upgrade-china-visa-suspended-foreign-visitors-entering

港大逾六成學生支持港獨大公報斥等同鼓吹殺人強姦 (Over 60% of HKU students support Hong Kong independence in a school publication survey—pro-Beijing newspaper Takungpao denounces the “abuse of freedom of speech” on this matter by comparing it with advocating murder and rape)
Radio France Internationale, August 12, 2016
http://trad.cn.rfi.fr/中國/20160812-港大逾六成學生支持港獨大公報斥等同鼓吹殺人強姦

Related:
【港獨爭拗】環時斥《學苑》教唆與內地玉石俱焚 引港律師指言論犯刑事應檢控 ([Dispute over Hong Kong independence] Global Times denounces HKUSU publication Undergrad for instigating Hong Kong independence “at all cost”, quotes a Hong Kong lawyer’s opinion to claim it as a criminal offence to be charged)
Ming Pao, August 12, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160812/s00001/1470989162817

【里約奧運】本土派旺角直播中港賽事 大公報:直播藏「獨」心,「撐自己人」是別有用心 ([Rio Olympic Games] Localists organize live broadcast of Hong Kong-China competition in Mongkok—pro-Beijing newspaper Takungpao claims the activity as a covert advocacy for Hong Kong independence, “support our own people” slogan has ulterior motive)
Ming Pao, August 12, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160812/s00001/1470962299710

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The future of China’s legal system
ChinaFile, August 11, 2016
http://www.chinafile.com/viewpoint/future-of-chinas-legal-system

Global Times editor Hu Xijin on U.S.-China relations, press freedom in China, and the June 4 protests
《環球時報》主編胡錫進談中美關係、中國的新聞自由,與他親歷的六四
Quartz, August 9, 2016
EN: http://qz.com/741931/qza-with-hu-xijin-editor-in-chief-of-global-times/
CH: http://bit.ly/2aPFtxs

Is big data increasing Beijing’s capacity for control?
ChinaFile, August 10, 2016
http://www.chinafile.com/conversation/Is-Big-Data-Increasing-Beijing-Capacity-Control%3F

港獨是孤立現象嗎?(文:盧斯達) (Is support for Hong Kong independence an isolated phenomenon?)
Ming Pao, August 12, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20160812/s00022/1470968687796