Thursday, December 03, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

福建人民陪审员制度改革试点扎实推进, 将围绕参审范围、参审机制、职权改革等加强探索创新 (Fujian People's Jury System Reform Pilot makes solid progress, will intensify innovation exploration in areas including scope and mechanisms of trial participation and reforms to authority)
People's Courts Online, December 1, 2015
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2015-12/01/content_105395.htm

Chinese lesbian sues Education Ministry over “mental illness” reference
Radio Free Asia, December 1, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/china-lesbians-11302015105117.html

维权律师处境愈加恶劣 唐天昊深圳被禁出境 (Rights defense lawyers’ situation continues to worsen, Tang Tianhao prevented from leaving the country in Shenzhen)
Radio Free Asia, December 1, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-12012015101933.html

Related:
Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers and Defenders
中国大规模镇压维权律师和活跃人士
Human Rights in China, November 23, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-da-gui-mo-zhen-ya-wei-quan-lu-shi-he-huo-yue-ren-shi