Thursday, October 13, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China angered as U.N. rights chief attends ceremony for jailed academic
Reuters, October 12, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights-un-idUSKCN12C0X2

Related:
Martin Ennals Award Ceremony 2016 [Full]
YouTube, October 12, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad9I-RoJAbA

关于推进以审判为中心的刑事诉讼制度改革的意见 (Opinion of SPC, SPP, MPS, MSS and MOJ on Reforming Criminal Procedure System to Put Trials at the Center)
Ministry of Public Security, October 12, 2016
http://www.mps.gov.cn/n2253534/n2253535/n2253537/c5515944/content.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits loyal friend Cambodia
Reuters, October 13, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-cambodia-idUSKCN12D0NV

”China’s Xi Jinping better politician than Hu Jintao”: Hillary Clinton’s speeches revealed by WikiLeaks
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2027712/chinas-xi-jinping-better-politician-hu-jintao-hillary

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

滴滴出行面临强大监管阻力 (Didi Chuxing [China’s social ride-sharing service] faces strong regulatory resistance)
Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2016
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20161011/tec092512.asp

Hong Kong (香港)

At Hong Kong swearing-in, some lawmakers pepper their oath with jabs
立法會宣誓儀式上,香港議員的抗命誓詞
The New York Times, October 13, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/13/world/asia/hong-kong-legislative-council.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20161013/hong-kong-legislative-council/zh-hant/

Related:
As Hong Kong lawmakers are sworn in, let’s focus on issues that can unite
South China Morning Post, Date
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2027412/hong-kong-lawmakers-are-sworn-lets-focus-issues-can-unite

Malcolm Turnbull's government urged to publicly stand up to China over Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 13, 2016
lihttps://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/oct/13/malcolm-turnbulls-government-urged-to-publicly-stand-up-to-china-over-hong-kong nk

British government report highlights law enforcement in Hong Kong as a cause of concern
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2027527/british-government-report-highlights-law-enforcement-hong

【雨傘回顧】銅鑼灣佔領實錄 記載銅鑼灣點滴 ([Reviewing Umbrella Movement] Documentary of the occupy scenes at Causeway Bay)
InMedia HK, October 13, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/20161013a

【雨傘回顧】充滿韌力的「旺角佔領直擊」 ([Reviewing Umbrella Movement] The resilient “Mong Kok Occupy Live”)
InMedia HK, October 13, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1045128

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

So half of our youth want to leave Hong Kong? We need to make sure they have reasons to stay
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2027560/so-half-our-youth-want-leave-hong-kong-we-need-make-sure

Access to Justice (司法公正)

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China angered as U.N. rights chief attends ceremony for jailed academic
Reuters, October 12, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-rights-un-idUSKCN12C0X2
Related:
Martin Ennals Award Ceremony 2016 [Full]
YouTube, October 12, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ad9I-RoJAbA

Ilham Tohti, Uighur imprisoned for life by China, wins major human rights prize
The Guardian, October 11, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/11/ilham-tohti-uighur-china-wins-nobel-martin-ennals-human-rights-award

Related:
新彊維權人士獲頒人權獎 環球網評論:專挑中國蹲監獄的 (Xinjiang rights defender awarded human rights prize, Global Times commentary: They especially like to pick those behind bars in China)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20161012/s00004/1476235747823

Chinese lawyers call for justice minister’s dismissal over “unlawful rules that violate rights”
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2027340/chinese-lawyers-call-justice-ministers-dismissal-over

Related:
168名中国律师公开反对律所管理新规 (168 lawyers openly oppose new law firm management regulations)
The Financial Times, October 12, 2016
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001069687

China jails environmental activist for “revealing state secrets”
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-10112016122729.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Minitrue: Two-month ban on republishing Caixin content
China Digital Times, October 11, 2016
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2016/10/minitrue-two-month-ban-republishing-caixin-content/

Chinese propaganda authorities promote Clinton-Trump “love song” spoof videos
Global Voices, October 11, 2016
https://globalvoices.org/2016/10/11/chinese-authorities-promote-clinton-trump-love-song-spoof-video/

Chinese TV station apologizes for showing map excluding Taiwan
Reuters, October 11, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-map-idUSKCN12C088

Sixteen U.S. congressmen jointly wrote GAO on the Chinese attempt to control U.S. media
美国16名议员递联名信:中国万达或控制美传媒业
The Paper, October 7, 2016
EN: http://chinascope.org/archives/10210
CH: http://finance.sina.com/gb/economy/sinacn/20161007/05271506734.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Doctors, nurses strike in Shandong after murder of pediatrician
China Labor Bulletin, October 12, 2016
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/doctors-nurses-strike-shandong-after-murder-paediatrician

Protests outside Chinese defense ministry at army cuts
Associated Press, October 11, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/11/protests-outside-chinese-defence-ministry-beijing-at-army-cuts

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese military’s anti-graft drive targets mid-level officers to root out disgraced leaders’ influence
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2026986/chinese-militarys-anti-graft-drive-targets-mid-level

Former senior Chinese city official jailed for life for graft
Reuters, October 11, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-idUSKCN12C04Q

China offers cash rewards for departures from Larung Gar
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/departures-10112016163154.html

Building collapse illustrates peril of do-it-yourself construction
The Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2016
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2016/10/11/building-collapse-illustrates-peril-of-do-it-yourself-construction/

Xi stresses CPC leadership of state-owned enterprises
China Daily, October 12, 2016
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2016-10/12/content_27035822.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong rebel lawmakers protest China at oath-taking
香港立法會議員利用宣誓向中國抗議
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 12, 2016
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-37627503
CH: http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/trad/china/2016/10/161012_hong_kong_protest

Related:
Video: Democratic lawmakers stage protests and alter oaths as new term kicks off at Hong Kong legislature
Hong Kong Free Press, October 12, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/10/12/breaking-democratic-lawmakers-stage-protests-alter-oaths-new-term-kicks-off-hong-kong-legislature/

英國報告:李波非自願移送內地破壞「一國兩制」 對香港獨立於內地的執法制度表關注 (U.K. report: Lee Bo wasn’t voluntarily sent to China, One Country Two Systems breached, expresses concern about Hong Kong’s independence from China’s law enforcement system)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2016
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20161012/s00001/1476271034383

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Love him or loathe him, Joshua Wong keeps Hong Kong in global political spotlight
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2027174/love-him-or-loathe-him-joshua-wong-keeps-hong-kong-global