Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

中国法官批评特朗普是“法治公敌” (Chinese judge criticizes Donald Trump for being “enemy of rule of law”)
Deutsche Welle, February 7, 2017
http://www.dw.com/zh/中国法官批评特朗普是法治公敌/a-37443960

China to prosecute ethnic Mongolian over tweet about land dispute
Radio Free Asia, February 6, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/mongolia-arrests-02062017144225.html

Despite a new law, China is failing survivors of domestic violence
The Washington Post, February 7, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/despite-a-new-law-china-is-failing-survivors-of-domestic-violence/2017/02/02/ae7948a4-e31f-11e6-a419-eefe8eff0835_story.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

Journalist Rui Chenggang jailed for six years: Deleted report
Radio Free Asia, February 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/deleted-02072017111458.html

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Collective bargaining and worker representation: a worker-turned activist's view
China Labor Bulletin, February 7, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/collective-bargaining-and-worker-representation-worker-turned-activists-view

China’s middle class anger at its education system is growing
Foreign Policy, February 6, 2017
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/02/06/chinas-middle-class-anger-at-its-education-system-is-growing-gaokao-quota-protest-resentment-study-abroad/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China may still be using executed prisoners' organs, official admits
The Guardian, February 7, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/07/china-still-using-executed-prisoners-organs-transplants-vatican

Related:
Sparks fly as Vatican conference challenges China over executed prisoners’ organs
South China Morning Post, February 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2069050/sparks-fly-vatican-conference-challenges-china-over

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China proposes new commission to further tighten Internet oversight
South China Morning Post, February 7, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2068755/china-proposes-new-commission-further-tighten-internet

为了咱们的网络安全,国家放过哪些大招? (For our Internet safety, what has the state done?)
People’s Daily, February 8, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/0208/c1001-29066058.html

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

Pakistan, China hold counter-terrorism talks
The Hindu, February 6, 2017
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/Pakistan-China-hold-counter-terrorism-talks/article17201976.ece

Hong Kong (香港)

“Long Hair” Leung Kwok-hung enters chief executive race, urging allies not to vote for “lesser evils”
South China Morning Post, February 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/2069091/long-hair-leung-kwok-hung-enters-ce-race-urging-allies-not-vote

Related:
“长毛”梁国雄宣布参选香港特首 (“Long hair” Leung Kwok-hung announces his candidacy for Hong Kong CE)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 8, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-38903198

葉劉曾俊華歡迎梁國雄參選 (Regina Ip and John Tsang welcome Leung Kwok-hung’s candidacy)
Mingpao, February 8, 2017
http://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20170208/s00001/1486527909153

網絡監控總警司申撥款 涂謹申:點證明不會打壓異己? (Chief Superintendent for Internet supervision applies for fund, James To: how to prove that it will not be used to suppress opposition?)
InmediaHK, February 8, 2017
http://www.inmediahk.net/node/1047491

Beijing's “invisible hand” at work ahead of Hong Kong election
Radio Free Asia, February 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/beijings-invisible-hand-at-work-ahead-of-hong-kong-election-02072017112023.html

Related:
Reports that Carrie Lam is the only candidate supported by Beijing are quite credible, says rival John Tsang
Hong Kong Free Press, February 8, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/08/reports-that-carrie-lam-is-the-only-candidate-supported-by-beijing-are-quite-credible-says-rival-john-tsang/

Voices from the street: What Hongkongers make of the leadership race and John Tsang’s fundraiser
Hong Kong Free Press, February 7, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/07/voices-from-the-street-what-hongkongers-make-of-the-leadership-race-and-john-tsangs-fundraiser/