Friday, March 03, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

江天勇“自认其罪” 辩护律师谴责环球时报 (Jiang Tianyong “admits guilt,” his defense lawyers condemn Global Times)
Deutsche Welle, March 2, 2017
http://bit.ly/2lGoIFa

Access to Information (信息公开)

China congress: BBC team forced to sign confession
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 3, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-39137293

Related:
Why China doesn't want you to meet “the petitioners”
2017“两会”前夕的中国上访户
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 3, 2017
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-39145999
CH: http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-39149853

英媒:中国学特朗普批评西方媒体“假新闻” (British media: China copies Trump in criticizing Western media as “fake news”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 2, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/press-review-39140641

A Chinese period drama named its bad guys after today’s ruling elite—and the censors missed it
Quartz, March 2, 2017
https://qz.com/922789/chinese-period-drama-the-qin-empire-named-its-bad-guys-after-todays-ruling-elite-and-the-censors-missed-it/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China’s citizens are complaining more loudly about polluted air
The Economist, March 2, 2017
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21717975-government-wants-silence-them-chinas-citizens-are-complaining-more-loudly-about-polluted-air

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Forget the Great Firewall ... China is beefing up its ability to police all cyberspace
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2075482/china-beef-its-ability-police-cyberspace

Beijing pushes “China solution” for global cyber governance
Hong Kong Free Press, March 2, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/03/02/beijing-pushes-china-solution-for-global-cyber-governance/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong law on oaths must change before four legislators can be unseated, court told
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2075572/hong-kong-law-oaths-must-change-four-legislators-can-be

The race has begun for Hong Kong’s leadership
The Economist, March 2, 2017
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21717974-has-outcome-already-been-fixed-race-has-begun-hong-kongs-leadership

Commentary (评论)

Is Xi Jinping's political ambition bad for China?
Deutsche Welle, March 2, 2017
http://www.dw.com/en/is-xi-jinpings-political-ambition-bad-for-china/a-37785583