Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China issues white paper on gender equality, women's development
China Daily, September 22, 2015

White paper: Gender Equality and Women's Development in China (full text)
授权发布:中国性别平等与妇女发展 (Authorized announcement: Gender equality and women’s development in China)
Xinhua, September 22, 2015

China needs checks and balances to protect lawyers' rights, say experts
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015

中国保障律师权利新规被指一纸空文 (China’s new regulations for protection of lawyers’ rights criticized as empty words)
Voice of America, September 22, 2015

Access to Information (信息公开)

Baidu begins censoring "Liu Lefei" - Vice Chairman of CITIC
Fei Chang Dao, September 21, 2015

Chinese state media continues tirade against Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing in People’s Daily commentary
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015

Minitrue: Don’t hype Xinhua commentary on SOE reform
China Digital Times, September 21, 2015

Chinese state media makes rare report of assault on villagers in land dispute with officials
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015

Neil Gaiman joins authors in urging Chinese president to release jailed writers
The Guardian, September 21, 2015

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

China investors in rare protest accuse regulators of "ignoring fraud"
Reuters, September 21, 2015

Sacked labor activist continues to push for workers’ trade unions
China Labor Bulletin, September 21, 2015

Chinese police detain more than 1,000 PLA veterans in Beijing
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2015

高瑜、浦志强获“中国民主教育基金会”评选为“中国杰出民主人士” (Gao Yu and Pu Zhiqiang receive “Outstanding Contribution Prize for Democracy of China” by Chinese Democracy Education Foundation)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2015

看看大使馆是如何安排留美学生欢迎习近平访美迎接仪式的 (See how the Chinese Embassy is Preparing for the Ceremony to Welcome Xi Jinping to the US, Including Instructions Drafted By a Lawyer for Dealing With Protesters)
WeChat, September 22, 2015

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China stresses Party leadership in SOE reforms
Xinhua, September 20, 2015

中共中央、国务院关于深化国有企业改革的指导意见 (CPC Central Committee, State Council to give instructive comments on deepening reform of state-owned enterprises)
Xinhua, September 13, 2015

Charles Li involved in controversial China hiring while at J.P. Morgan
Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015

Inquiry into bank head “tied to closing of Dalian bourse”
Caixin, September 21, 2015

China prosecutors investigate 140,000 suspects in anti-graft drive
Xinhua, September 21, 2015

Videos of a raunchy night out costs Chinese official his job and party membership
South China Morning Post, September 21, 2015

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Apple iOS breach no mere “mistaken experiment,” Chinese experts say
The Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015

中国防火墙作法自毙给苹果程式黑客有机可乘 (Chinese firewall hoist with its own petard as iOS hackers exploit the loopholes)
Radio France Internationale, September 22, 2015中国/20150922-中国防火墙作法自毙给苹果程式黑客有机可乘

Xi Jinping says China is not guilty of cyber attacks as he prepares for US visit
The Guardian, September 22, 2015

Xi Jinping’s tech battle in Seattle
Wall Street Journal, September 21, 2015

Hong Kong (香港)

We don't need another Occupy: Joshua Wong reveals new approach and plan for referendum on Hong Kong's post-2047 future
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2015

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Don’t get too excited about a U.S.-China arms control agreement for cyber
Lawfare, September 21, 2015

Our understanding of the rule of law defines us as Hong Kong people
Hong Kong Free Press, September 21, 2015

Curbing Chinese corruption
Al Jazeera, September 21, 2015

记者命运需要全社会的关怀 (Society should be concerned about journalists’ fate)
Al Jazeera, September 21, 2015