Friday, November 13, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China still uses medieval torture methods against opponents—Amnesty
The Guardian, November 11, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/nov/11/china-still-uses-medieval-torture-methods-against-opponents-amnesty

Related:
Parallel submission to the Committee Against Torture in advance of the review of the PRC's fifth report
Human Rights in China, November 2015
http://www.hrichina.org/sites/default/files/hric-cat-2015_report.pdf

Lawyer: I was tortured by Chinese police
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 12, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34794712

中国:酷刑和刑讯逼供在律师权利被蓄意践踏的浪潮中猖獗肆虐
China: No end in sight—Torture and forced confessions in China
Amnesty International, November 11, 2015
CH: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/asa17/2848/2015/zh/
EN: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/ASA17/2730/2015/en/

人权组织:中国普遍存在酷刑 嫌犯律师都遭殃 (Rights Group: Use of torture widespread in China, detained lawyers have all suffered from it)
Deutsche Welle, November 12, 2015
http://bit.ly/1Y75WV8

CPC in Tibet aims to punish Dalai Lama followers
China Digital Times, November 11, 2015
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/11/communist-party-tibet-aims-punish-dalai-lama-followers/

Related:
中共在西藏“整风”,查处党内达赖喇嘛追随者 (CPC to carry out “rectification” in Tibet and punish party members who follow Dalai Lama)
New York Times, November 12, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20151112/c12dalailama/

Chinese authorities expel nuns from Jada convent in Tibet
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/chinese-authorities-expel-nuns-from-jada-convent-in-tibet-11102015164634.html

Graft probes hit top officials in Beijing and Shanghai
China Digital Times, November 11, 2015
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2015/11/corruption-probes-hit-top-officials-in-beijing-and-shanghai/

Guideline on preventing erosion of state assets
Xinhua, November 10, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-11/10/c_134802821.htm

China's oppression, Inc.
The Diplomat, November 11, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/11/chinas-oppression-inc/

Fake graft inspector featured in newspaper owned by China’s supreme prosecutor
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/1877874/bogus-graft-inspector-featured-newspaper-belonging-chinas-supreme