Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

EU demands China investigate torture of lawyer and release political prisoners
The Guardian, January 28, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jan/29/eu-demands-china-investigate-torture-of-lawyer-and-release-political-prisoners

709大抓捕有維權律師羈押時遭酷刑逼供 家屬促交代 (Lawyers detained in 709 crackdown suffered torture, families press government for answers)
Radio Television Hong Kong, January 30, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1310694-20170130.htm

Related:
Statement by the Spokesperson on the cases of several human rights defenders in China
European Union External Action, January 28, 2017
https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/19428/statement-spokesperson-cases-several-human-rights-defenders-china_en

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, June 10, 2015
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-and-defenders
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/zhong-guo-da-gui-mo-zhen-ya-wei-quan-lu-shi-he-huo-yue-ren-shi

China detains thousands with grievances as year of rooster begins
Radio Free Asia, January 30, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detains-01302017133620.html

中国良心犯流亡海外家人的新年期盼 (Overseas family members of Chinese prisoners of conscience hope to be reunited with loved ones in New Year)
Radio Free Asia, January 30, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ml1-01302017103106.html

China's bar association pledges enhanced reforms
Xinhua, January 29, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-01/29/content_28073251.htm