Friday, October 23, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

中国著名电器厂数百工人游行维权 半年抗议无果遭政府推诿 (Hundreds of workers from China’s largest electrical appliance factory march to defend their legal rights after 6 months of protests went unanswered by government)
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-10212015104305.html

Xi Jinping’s carriage ride up London’s Mall runs the gauntlet of Falun Gong, Tibet and China supporters
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1870077/xi-jinpengs-carriage-ride-londons-mall-runs-gauntlet

Related:
Anti-China demonstrators protest outside Buckingham Palace –video
The Guardian, October 20, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2015/oct/20/anti-china-demonstrators-protest-outside-buckingham-palace-video

Mainland netizens confused by Hong Kong’s decision to cover postbox royal cyphers
Hong Kong Free Press, October 20, 2015
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2015/10/20/mainland-netizens-confused-by-hong-kongs-decision-to-cover-postbox-cyphers/

Ai Weiwei accuses David Cameron of “putting human rights aside” during Chinese President's state visit
The Independent, October 20, 2015
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/ai-weiwei-accuses-david-cameron-of-putting-human-rights-aside-during-chinese-presidents-state-visit-a6703131.html

Chinese government would collapse without “Berlin Wall” surveillance system, says blind dissident Chen Guangcheng
The Independent, October 22, 2015
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/chinese-government-would-collapse-without-berlin-wall-surveillance-system-says-blind-dissident-chen-a6703086.html