Saturday, January 23, 2016

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Activist in China’s troubled Xinjiang region is handed 19 years in jail
Time, January
http://time.com/4189878/china-xinjiang-jail-zhang-haitao-uighur/

Charity workers in China say NGOs being “pulled out by the roots”
South China Morning Post, January 21, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1903724/charity-workers-china-say-ngos-being-pulled-out-roots

Chinese rights activist disappears during journey to seek political asylum
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chinese-rights-activist-disappears-during-journey-to-seek-political-asylum-01212016165402.html

遭强拆七旬老太美领馆外放鞭炮诉冤 以“寻衅滋事”被起诉 (Woman in her 70s who set off firecrackers outside American Embassy to petition forced demolition is charged with “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2016
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-01212016093823.html

China law could trigger NGO exodus
中国法律或导致境外非政府组织大出逃
Voice of America, January 21, 2016
EN: http://www.voanews.com/content/china-law-could-trigger-ngo-exodus/3155724.html
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/voa-news-china-ngos-20160121/3157212.html

Related:
HRIC Law Note: Draft law on foreign NGOs undermines Chinese civil society and China’s international engagement
中国人权法律评论:境外非政府组织管理法草案损害了中国的民间社会和中国政府的国际参与
Human Rights in China, September 17, 2016
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/legal-resources/hric-law-note-draft-law-foreign-ngos-undermines-chinese-civil-society-and-chinas
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-ren-quan-fa-lu-ping-lun-jing-wai-fei-zheng-fu-zu-zhi-guan-li-fa-cao-sun-hai-liao-zhong-guo