Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

709律师家属群体等获“奥斯卡中国自由人权奖”, 颁奖典礼在好莱坞星光大道举行 (Families of 709 lawyers receive “Oscar Award for Freedom And Human Rights in China,” award ceremony held on Hollywood Walk of Fame)
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-02272017105652.html

Access to Information (信息公开)

China’s top colleges to face ideological inspections
South China Morning Post, February 23, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2073329/chinas-top-colleges-face-ideological-inspections

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Hundreds of Volkswagen workers in northeast China demand equal pay
China Labor Bulletin, February 27, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/hundreds-volkswagen-workers-northeast-china-demand-equal-pay

As atheist China warms to the Vatican, religious persecution “intensifies”
Cable News Network, February 28, 2017
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/02/28/asia/china-religious-persecution-christianity/index.html

广东潮州村民抗议村官卖地 6人刑拘 (Villagers in Chaozhou, Guangdong protest sale of land by village officials, 6 people detained)
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-02272017102304.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

U.N. human rights experts unite to condemn China over expulsions of Tibetans
联合国人权专家谴责中国驱逐藏区僧尼
The New York Times, February 27, 2017
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/27/world/asia/china-tibet-buddhists-larung-gar.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20170228/china-tibet-buddhists-larung-gar/

Former China Resources chairman Song Lin pleads guilty to corruption
South China Morning Post, February 27, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2074354/former-china-resources-chairman-song-lin-stands-trial

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

China holds mass police rally in Xinjiang as hundreds sent to anti-terror “frontline”
Reuters, February 27, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN1670BB

Hong Kong (香港)

Britain flags concern about confidence in Hong Kong's system
Reuters, February 25, 2017
http://in.reuters.com/article/hongkong-britain-politics-idINKBN16403A

香港特首选战正式打响 (Hong Kong CE election race officially begins)
Deutsche Welle, February 25, 2017
http://www.dw.com/zh/香港特首选战正式打响/a-37718404

Related:
There's talk that Beijing could override Hong Kong's election result if it doesn't like the winner
Global Voices, February 25, 2017
https://globalvoices.org/2017/02/25/theres-talk-that-beijing-could-override-hong-kongs-election-result-if-it-doesnt-like-the-winner/

Commentary (评论)

China’s imprisonment of Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti has dire consequences
Hong Kong Free Press, February 26, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/26/chinas-imprisonment-uyghur-academic-ilham-tohti-dire-consequences/

Explainer: Why Hong Kong’s leadership race is neither free, fair, nor representative
Hong Kong Free Press, February 27, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/27/explainer-hong-kongs-leadership-race-neither-free-fair-representative/

Why everyone should support China’s banned feminist voice group
The Diplomat, February 28, 2017
http://thediplomat.com/2017/02/why-everyone-should-support-chinas-banned-feminist-voice-group/

Access to Justice (司法公正)

江天勇父亲诉官媒遭驳回 提上诉 (Father of Jiang Tianyong appeals to Shanghai court for its rejection of his suit against state media)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-02242017105228.html

李文足赴法院确认王全璋案经办法官 深圳大抓捕再有一人被监视居住 (Wang Chuanzhang’s wife Li Wenzu goes to court to confirm judge for husband’s case, another citizen from “Shenzhen Crackdown” surveilled by authorities)
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-02242017113212.html

中国为避免冤假错案立“规矩”(China issues new “rules” to avoid wrongful convictions and prosecutions)
People’s Daily, February 27, 2017
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrbhwb/html/2017-02/27/content_1753329.htm

Chinese human rights lawyer longs to keep fight for justice, despite year-long suspension
South China Morning Post, February 27, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2073857/chinese-human-rights-lawyer-longs-keep-fight-justice

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China’s Twitter clone will soon have more users than Twitter
Quartz, February 27, 2017
https://qz.com/918410/chinas-twitter-clone-sina-weibo-wb-will-soon-have-more-users-than-twitter-twtr/

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

China offers huge anti-terror awards in Xinjiang
Hong Kong Free Press, February 23, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/02/23/china-offers-huge-anti-terror-awards-xinjiang/

Hong Kong (香港)

香港特首选举:前财爷曾俊华成首名递交提名的参选人 (Hong Kong CE election: Former financial secretary John Tsang is 1st candidate to submit nomination form)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 25, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-39088370

英政府关注香港“一国两制” 大陆当局谴责干涉内政 (U.K government expresses concern for Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems,” Chinese authorities condemn U.K.’s interference in internal affairs)
Radio France Internationle, February 26, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20170226-英政府关注香港“一国两制”-大陆当局谴责干涉内政"

Related:
We must resist until China gives Hong Kong a say in our future
The Guardian, February 23, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/feb/23/we-must-resist-until-china-gives-hong-kong-a-say-in-our-future