Saturday, October 17, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

U.S. tells China it isn't following its own laws in detentions
Associated Press, October 16, 2015
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-tells-china-laws-detentions-34516661

China charges second former head of regional lender with graft
Reuters, October 15, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/15/us-china-corruption-banking-idUSKCN0S915P20151015

China targets corruption in environment impact assessment
Xinhua, October 15, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-10/15/c_134717319.htm

华盛顿再吁北京释放捍卫宗教自由律师张凯 (Washington again urges Beijing to release religious freedom defender, lawyer Zhang Kai)
Radio France Internationale, October 15, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20151015-华盛顿再呼吁北京释放捍卫宗教自由的律师张凯

“Don’t interfere”: Chinese ambassador warns UK not to raise human rights when Xi Jinping visits
South China Morning Post, October 15, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/1868255/dont-interfere-chinese-ambassador-warns-uk-not-raise

Related:
中国驻英大使:如有人就人权问题发难 主席不会回应 (Chinese ambassador to UK: If anyone makes a fuss about human rights issues, President Xi will not respond)
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/1506e5091bda622/zhong-guo-zhu-ying-da-shi-ru-you-ren-jiu-ren-quan-wen-ti-fa-nan-zhu-xi-bu-hui-hui-ying

China envoy: “No obligation to testify” on human rights
Voice of America, October 15, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-ambassador-ciu-tankai-human-rights/3009176.html