Friday, December 30, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Beijing struggles to contain anger over death in custody
Financial Times, December 29, 2016
https://www.ft.com/content/fa93cda0-cd84-11e6-864f-20dcb35cede2

Jailed Chinese activist awakes from coma; says he did not attempt suicide, despite claims
Hong Kong Free Press, December 29, 2016
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2016/12/29/jailed-chinese-activist-awakes-from-coma-says-he-did-not-attempt-suicide-despite-claims/

扎西文色案新进展:检方撤回起诉补充侦查 (Chinese prosecutors ask court for more time in detained Tibetan’s case)
The New York Times, December 29, 2016
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20161229/tashi-wangchuk-tibet-china/dual/

长沙警方拒律师见江天勇 陈进学周四往检察院控告 (Jiang Tianyong’s defense lawyer, Chen Jinxue, submits formal complaint with procuratorate after Changsha police refuse him a meeting with Jiang)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-12282016111902.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

China warns of “foreign powers” subverting Communist Party rule online
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/warns-12282016122008.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China: Anti-corruption efforts working, no letup in 2017
Voice of America, December 29, 2016
http://www.voanews.com/a/china-anticorruption-campaign/3655166.html

China’s defence ministry confirms probe of leading general Wang Jianping
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2057961/chinas-defence-ministry-confirms-probe-leading-general

China persuades fugitive graft suspect to return in "Operation Skynet"
Reuters, December 29, 2016
http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-china-politics-corruption-idUKKBN14I16J

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

China’s Xinjiang region plagued by violent attacks that Beijing blames on Uygur separatists
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2057928/chinas-xinjiang-region-plagued-violent-attacks-beijing

Hong Kong (香港)

One year on: Hong Kong bookseller saga leaves too many questions unanswered
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2058000/one-year-hong-kong-bookseller-saga-leaves-too-many-questions

Quoting Mao, China says Taiwan, HK independence supporters will fail “like flies”
Reuters, December 28, 2016
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-hongkong-idUSKBN14H09L

一边发还回乡证“吹和风”一边刁难民主派进出大陆 (Despite returning Mainland Travel Permits to Hong Kong Democrats, Beijing still makes it hard for them to enter and exit)
Radio France International, December 29, 2016
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20161229-一边发还回乡证“吹和风”一边刁难民主派进出大陆