Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Xi urges Red Cross China to reform
China Daily, May 5, 2015

Former Chinese propaganda workers protest over unpaid pensions
Radio Free Asia, May 5, 2015

Feminist five thank domestic and international support that secured their release
China Change, May 6, 2015

Supporting women's rights in China
Human Rights in China, April 28, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Shanghai enacts curbs on business dealings of officials’ relatives
The New York Times, May 5, 2015

The trouble with China's anti-corruption campaign
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 6, 2015

China prosecutors investigate former investment boss for graft
Reuters, May 5, 2015

Changes to food safety law include tougher punishments
Caixin, May 5, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

The Chinese government hops on the WeChat bandwagon
China Policy Institute Blog, May 6, 2015

How China will become more cooperative in cyberspace
The Diplomat, May 6, 2015

Cyber security in China: new political leadership focuses on boosting national security
Mercator Institute for China Studies, December 9, 2014

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China orders Muslim shopkeepers to sell alcohol, cigarettes, to “weaken” Islam
The Washington Post, May 5, 2015

新疆和田政府明令维族人店铺售烟酒 (Xinjiang Hotan prefectural government orders Muslim Uyghurs to sell cigarettes and alcohol)
Radio Free Asia, May 5, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

Pro-Beijing group plans new petition to support Hong Kong electoral reform
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2015

董建華:反共者不能出閘 (Ex HK Chief Executive & Vice Chairman of CPPCC Tung Chee-hwa: anti-communists cannot stand for election)
Apple Daily, May 6, 2015