Saturday, November 21, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中纪委:党员自己花钱奢靡享乐也要管 (CCDI: We will also handle Party members who spend their own money lavishly)
Legal Daily, November 19, 2015
http://epaper.legaldaily.com.cn/fzrb/content/20151119/Articel01005GN.htm

中国环保监测和监察权集中化背后的逻辑 (The logic behind China’s environmental protection monitoring and its centralized approach)
Financial Times, November 20, 2015
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001064928

Interrogation chairs “padded for comfort”, claims Chinese official as Beijing denies torturing or holding political prisoners
联合国防酷刑审议 中:无政治犯 审讯椅有垫 很多施刑者被诉
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2015
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1880506/interrogation-chairs-padded-comfort-claims-chinese
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/15123ced9ab2922/lian-he-guo-fang-ku-xing-shen-yi-zhong-wu-zheng-zhi-fan-shen-xun-yi-you-dian-hen-duo-shi-xing-zhe-bei-su

Related:
China doesn't torture? Family of Zhang Liumao says don't believe it.
The Christian Science Monitor, November 19, 2015
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2015/1119/China-doesn-t-torture-Family-of-Zhang-Liumao-says-don-t-believe-it

Stark Contrast in China’s UN Torture Review: Pointed Questions, Non-responsive Answers
Human Rights in China, November 18, 2015
http://www.hrichina.org/en/stark-contrast-chinas-un-torture-review-pointed-questions-non-responsive-answers