Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Chinese lawyer Wang Yu given ABA International Human Rights Award in absentia
ABA Journal, August 6, 2016
http://www.abajournal.com/news/article/chinese_lawyer_wang_yu_given_inaugural_aba_international_human_rights_award/

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To American Bar Association with regard to ABA Human Rights Award to Wang Yu
China Change, August 6, 2016
https://chinachange.org/2016/08/06/to-american-bar-association-with-regard-to-aba-human-rights-award-to-wang-yu/

U.S. criticizes China's “political” trials as fourth activist punished for subversion
The Guardian, August 5, 2016
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/05/us-criticises-chinas-political-trials-as-fourth-activist-punished-for-subversion

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China rejects Western criticism of crackdown on rights defenders
South China Morning Post, August 6, 2016
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2000072/china-rejects-western-criticism-crackdown-rights

Week of TV trials in China signals new phase in attack on rights
审判维权律师彰显中国打压人权进入新阶段
The New York Times, August 6, 2016
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/06/world/asia/china-trial-activists-lawyers.html
CH: http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20160808/china-trial-activists-lawyers/

Related:
HRIC Urges Independent Observers at Upcoming Trials of Lawyers and Activists in China
Human Rights in China, August 5, 2016
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/hric-urges-independent-observers-upcoming-trials-lawyers-and-activists-china