Thursday, November 26, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

张六毛家属被警方以“寻衅滋事”为名传唤 (Police summons Zhang Liumao’s family for “picking quarrels & provoking troubles”)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-11242015100511.html

Police summon family of activist who died in detention in China
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/police-summon-family-of-activist-who-died-in-detention-in-china-11242015105652.html

安徽人大常委会讨论决定重大事项规定修订, 一部法规经5次审议通过尚属首次 (Anhui People's Congress Standing Committee passes amendment of regulations for decisions on major matters after 5 deliberations—highest number in history of province)
Legal Daily, November 23, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151123/Articel03002GN.htm

Veteran Shenzhen rights activist gets three years for “subversion”
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-11242015110151.html

Chinese textbooks are wildly homophobic. One student is fighting back.
The Washington Post, November 24, 2015
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2015/11/24/chinese-textbooks-are-wildly-homophobic-one-student-is-fighting-back/