Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

U.N. torture watchdog questions China over crackdown on activists, lawyers
Reuters, November 17, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/11/17/us-china-rights-torture-idUSKCN0T61BO20151117#LugLETt2aTdWgYgB.97

Related:
“维权网”300个酷刑案例的汇总报告(附:各案例报道链接索引)(Chinese Human Rights Defenders: Summary report of 300 torture cases)
Weiquanwang, November 15, 2015
http://wqw2010.blogspot.com/2015/11/300.html

Torture in China: A vicious cycle
The Diplomat, November 16, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/11/torture-in-china-a-vicious-cycle/

西藏人权团体:西藏酷刑令人发指(Tibetan human rights groups: Unspeakable torture in Tibet)
Voice of America, November 17, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/tibet-20151116/3059836.html

China claims it has always encouraged and supported lawyers
Human Rights in China, November 13, 2015
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/china-claims-it-has-always-encouraged-and-supported-lawyers

Excerpts from China’s Responses to the Committee Against Torture’s List of Issues
Human Rights in China, November 12, 2015
http://www.hrichina.org/en/excerpts-chinas-responses-committee-against-tortures-list-issues

China bends vow, using prisoners’ organs for transplants
The New York Times, November 17, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/17/world/asia/china-bends-vow-using-prisoners-organs-for-transplants.html

China to mark centenary of liberal leader Hu Yaobang, the man whose death sparked Tiananmen protests
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1879669/china-mark-centenary-liberal-leader-hu-yaobang-man

China’s Communist Party investigates two top executives at state property behemoth Financial Street
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1879671/chinas-communist-party-investigates-two-top-executives

Party graft buster announces inquiry into CSRC official
Caixin, November 16, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-11-16/100874758.html