Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

“Emaciated, unrecognizable”: China releases human rights lawyer from custody
The Guardian, May 10, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/10/emaciated-unrecognisable-china-releases-human-rights-lawyer-from-custody

Related:
陈桂秋:谢阳仍不自由 感谢营救者 (Chen Guiqiu: Xie Yang not free yet and a big thanks to rescuer)
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/cgq-05092017131407.html

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
中国大规模镇压维权律师和活跃人士
Human Rights in China, April 27, 2017
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-da-gui-mo-zhen-ya-wei-quan-lu-shi-he-huo-yue-ren-shi

北京人权律师李和平获释回家 (Beijing rights defense lawyer Li Heping released and at home)
Voice of America, May 10, 2017
http://www.voachinese.com/a/news-heping-li-20170509/3844584.html

Related: Video: Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang “confesses” in exclusive “interview” [English subtitles]
Hong Kong Free Press, May 10, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/05/10/video-chinese-human-rights-lawyer-xie-yang-confesses-exclusive-interview-english-subtitles/

Access to Information (信息公开)

New Chinese game invites players to break “The Wall” of online censorship
South China Morning Post, May 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2093535/new-chinese-game-invites-players-break-wall-online-censorship

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Protests grow in China's Guangdong amid police crackdown, information blackout
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/crackdown-05092017111743.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Beijing denies Taiwan put at risk by UN health forum snub
South China Morning Post, May 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2093750/beijing-denies-taiwan-put-risk-un-health-forum-snub

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

Xinjiang woman detained for sharing praise for Allah on social media—reports
Hong Kong Free Press, May 10, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/05/10/xinjiang-woman-detained-sharing-praise-allah-social-media-reports/

Hong Kong (香港)

赞澳门基本法23条立法 张德江“醉翁之意” 何在 (Praising Macau for enacting laws for Article 23, what’s the real intention behind Zhang Dejiang’s comment?)
Deutsche Welle, May 9, 2017
http://www.dw.com/zh/赞澳门基本法23条立法-张德江醉翁之意-何在/a-38764747

Related:
張德江沒回應是否借澳門之行向香港發話 (Zhang Dejiang does not comment about whether he is speaking to Hong Kong in his trip to Macau)
Radio Television Hong Kong, May 10, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1329604-20170510.htm

Commentary (评论)

长平观察:公然酷刑给你们看 (Observation: Torturing openly for you to see)
Deutsche Welle, May 9, 2017
http://www.dw.com/zh/长平观察公然酷刑给你们看/a-38776432