Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Wife of detained Chinese rights lawyer appeals as bid to sue government-appointed representatives rejected
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2039938/wife-detained-chinese-rights-lawyer-appeals-bid-sue

Will public outcry spare Jia Jinglong from controversial death sentence?
Voice of America, October 25, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/a/will-public-outcry-spare-jia-jinglong-from-his-controversial-death-sentence/3565225.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

教師不可跟學生談政治? (Teachers cannot discuss politics with students?)
Inmediahk.net, October 25, 2016
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1045389

Beijing engages in “unprecedented” op-ed battle with Hong Kong activists on self-determination
Hong Kong Free Press, October 24, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/10/25/beijing-engages-unprecedented-op-ed-battle-hong-kong-activists-self-determination/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese police silence petitioners, candidates for local office
Voice of America, October 24, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/a/chinese-police-detain-petitioners-place-candidates-under-house-arrest/3564919.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

A dozen Chinese provincial chiefs tipped to advance to Communist Party inner circle
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2039416/dozen-chinese-provincial-chiefs-tipped-advance

Resettling China’s “ecological migrants”
无望的迁徙:中国的“生态移民”
The New York Times, October 25, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/10/25/world/asia/china-climate-change-resettlement.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20161025/zhongguo-qihou-bianhua-shengtai-yimin/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Chinese firm says it did all it could ahead of cyberattack
Voice of America, October 15, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/a/china-hangzhou-xiongmai-cybersecurity/3565356.html


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

Chinese government sends religious monitors to Xinjiang's Hotan
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/the-chinese-government-sends-10242016142604.html


Commentary (评论)

Say no to China’s membership on the U.N. Human Rights Council
The Washington Post, October 24, 2016
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/global-opinions/wp/2016/10/24/say-no-to-chinas-membership-on-the-u-n-human-rights-council/?utm_term=.f0ae7dbb3af3