Friday, November 24, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China: UN experts condemn jailing of human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong
中国:联合国专家谴责对人权律师江天勇的监禁
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, November 23, 2017
EN: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=22437&LangID=E
CH: http://www.ohchr.org/CH/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=22437&LangID=C

Police in China's Guangdong detain church members amid ongoing crackdown
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/church-detained-11232017173419.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Beijing nursery “needle abuse” of children shocks China
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 24, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-42105443

Related:
教育部:对一切损害幼儿身心健康行为的幼儿园和教职工必须严查 (Ministry of Education vows to conduct thorough investigation of kindergartens and employees that endanger physical and psychological well-being of children)
Beijing News, November 23, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/23/465562.html

北京清理“低端人口” “犹如党卫队清理犹太区” (Beijing cleansing so-called low-level population is “similar to Schutzstaffel cleansing Jewish community”)
Radio France Internationale, November 23, 2017
http://bit.ly/2i28w4w

Related:
Migrant worker families face eviction after 19 die in Beijing fire
China Labor Bulletin, November 23, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/migrant-worker-families-face-eviction-after-19-die-beijing-fire

Hong Kong (香港)

8人步出終院 黃浩銘感謝袁國強、 3法官締機會見證港人堅定 (Eight New Territories development activists walk out of Court of Final Appeal; Raphael Wong thanks Rimsky Yuen and judges for giving him opportunity to witness how resolute Hongkongers are)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171124/s00001/1511508311499

Related:
Hong Kong’s top court grants bail to 8 land activists pending leave for appeal over their sentences
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/24/just-hong-kongs-top-court-grants-bail-8-land-activists-pending-leave-appeal-sentences/

Pro-independence group to protest at school for “pressuring” student who displayed slogan behind Chief Exec.
Hong Kong Free Press, November 24, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/24/pro-independence-group-protest-school-pressuring-student-displayed-slogan-behind-chief-exec/

23條北京定強硬方案:最快明年內啟動立法! (Beijing sets schedule of enacting Article 23; commencement reported to be as early as next year)
HK01, November 23, 2017
http://bit.ly/2At8NFu

Related:
Looming national security laws raise fresh fears for Hong Kong's freedoms
Reuters, November 24, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-politics-legal/looming-national-security-laws-raise-fresh-fears-for-hong-kongs-freedoms-idUSKBN1DO0S6

Beijing official holds first ever seminar on Communist Party Congress for top Hong Kong political figures
Hong Kong Free Press, November 23, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/23/beijing-official-holds-first-ever-seminar-communist-party-congress-top-hong-kong-political-figures/

Commentary (评论)

iPhone中的血与汗 (Blood and sweat in iPhone)
Financial Times, November 24, 2017
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075210

當香港官員也要學習十九大精神 (When Hong Kong officials have to learn about 19th party congress)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171124/s00022/1511442289580

勿把愛國立法變打壓人權 (Don’t turn patriotic legislation into suppression on human rights)
Mingpao, November 24, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171124/s00022/1511442090804

China's media enables tyranny and corruption
Cable News Network, November 23, 2017
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/23/opinions/china-media-effects-opinion-xueqin/index.html