Thursday, February 02, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese police detain netizens for “insulting” officers online
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chinese-police-detain-netizens-for-insulting-officers-online-02012017122417.html

谢阳案起诉书曝光 代理律师将逐条反驳 (Indictment of Xie Yang comes to light, his lawyer will refute every part)
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-02012017103143.html

涉709事件︰幸清贤证实获取保 (709 case: Xing Qingxian confirmed to have been released on bail)
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ml1-02012017110432.html

中国再有多人因辱骂警察被抓 引发舆论两极反应 (More people arrested in China for insulting police officers, sparks polarized reaction)
Radio Free Asia, February 1, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf1-02012017105642.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

How China banned a Swedish journalist from the country using visa restrictions
Hong Kong Free Press, January 31, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/01/31/how-china-banned-a-swedish-journalist-from-the-country-using-visa-restrictions/

美国律师协会为受难律师高智晟出书 (American Bar Association will publish tortured lawyer Gao Zhisheng’s book)
Voice of America, February 2, 2017
http://www.voachinese.com/a/media-watch-20170201/3702820.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China labor unrest spreads to “new economy”
Financial Times, February 2, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/4cdb6802-e82e-11e6-893c-082c54a7f539

Hong Kong (香港)

Pro-democracy parties march in protest of gov’t legal challenge against four lawmakers
Hong Kong Free Press, February 1, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/01/pro-democracy-parties-march-protest-govt-legal-challenge-four-lawmakers/

Joshua Wong: The activist who took on China now stars in an award-winning documentary
Agence France-Presse, February 1, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/01/joshua-wong-activist-took-china-now-stars-award-winning-documentary/

Watchdog warns against Beijing’s encroachment on freedoms in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, February 1, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/01/watchdog-warns-beijings-encroachment-freedoms-hong-kong/

Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua “abducted” from Hong Kong hotel
The Guardian, February 1, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/01/chinese-billionaire-xiao-jianhua-abducted-from-hong-kong-hotel-reports

Related:
Source confirms missing tycoon is in mainland China, not “receiving treatment overseas”
South China Morning Post, February 1, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2067094/source-confirms-missing-tycoon-mainland-china-not-receiving

Is Carrie Lam Hong Kong's next leader? The media seems to think so.
The Diplomat, January 30, 2017
http://thediplomat.com/2017/01/is-carrie-lam-hong-kongs-next-leader-the-media-seems-to-think-so/

Commentary (评论)

The origins of China’s new law on foreign NGOs
ChinaFile, January 31, 2017
https://www.chinafile.com/viewpoint/origins-of-chinas-new-law-foreign-ngos

China’s Xi is no answer to Trump
Quartz, February 1, 2017
https://qz.com/898504/chinas-xi-is-no-answer-to-trump/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

“中国人权问责中心”发布公告,征集对709律师谢阳施以酷刑的七位人权施害者的个人信息 (China Human Rights Accountability Center announces it is gathering personal information on the 7 individuals who tortured lawyer Xie Yang while in detention)
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-01312017102932.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Chinese tycoon “helping inquiries” into 2015 stock market turmoil and case of former top spy
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2067268/chinese-tycoon-helping-inquiries-2015-stock-market

Next Hong Kong chief executive must implement Article 23 national security laws without delay
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2067107/next-hong-kong-chief-executive-must-implement-article-23

Hong Kong and China need extradition agreement, says Regina Ip over reports of Chinese billionaire abduction
Hong Kong Free Press, February 1, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/01/hong-kong-china-need-extradition-agreement-says-regina-ip-reports-chinese-billionaire-abduction/

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China in final push to eliminate anonymous phone users
中国工信部新规实施 电信入网完全“实名制”
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/push-01312017141532.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/yf2-01312017110228.html

Commentary (评论)

与彼得∙达林的对话:一个瑞典NGO工作者如何危害了中国的国家安全 (A conversation with Peter Dahlin: How does a Swedish NGO worker endanger China's national security?)
Voice of America, February 2, 2017
http://www.voachinese.com/a/peter-dahlin-20170131/3700656.html