Friday, June 16, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Ethnic Kazakh imam dies in custody of Chinese police in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/ethnic-kazakh-imam-dies-in-custody-of-chinese-police-in-xinjiang-06152017113623.html

Tibetan youth detained, warned over Dalai Lama photo
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/photo-06152017145721.html

China is torturing civil-rights lawyers
The Economist, June 15, 2017
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21723460-so-much-strengthening-rule-law-china-torturing-civil-rights-lawyers

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江天勇、王全璋辩护律师申请会见均遭拒 (Lawyers for Jiang Tianyong, Wang Quanzhang refused meeting with them)
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-06152017100327.html

Jiang Tianyong’s Family Rejects Officially-Appointed Lawyers
江天勇家人拒绝接受官方指派律师
Human Rights in China, June 15, 2017
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/jiang-tianyongs-family-rejects-officially-appointed-lawyers
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/zhong-guo-ren-quan-jian-xun/jiang-tian-yong-jia-ren-ju-jue-jie-shou-guan-fang-zhi

美港台人权组织设立709中国人权律师节 (U.S., Hong Kong and Taiwan human rights organizations establish 709 Chinese human rights lawyers festival)
Voice of America, June 15, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/human-rights-gourps-set-up-july-9th-as-chinese-rights-lawyer-day-to-mark-their-contribution-for-china-human-rights/3901449.html

时事大家谈:纪念709,推动首届中国人权律师节 (Current Affairs Discussion: Commemorating 709, promoting the first Chinese human rights lawyers festival)
Voice of America, June 16, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/voaweishi-io-20170615-709-china-lawyer/3901553.html

Mass Crackdown on Chinese Lawyers, Defenders and International Reactions: A Brief Chronology
Human Rights in China, June 6, 2017
http://www.hrichina.org/en/mass-crackdown-chinese-lawyers-defenders-and-international-reactions-brief-chronology

Access to Information (信息公开)

Have A Nice Day, Chinese gangster animation, blocked in France
北京施压 中国动画《好极了》撤出法国影展
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 14, 2017
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-china-blog-40270158
CH: http://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-40280096

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Registration of foreign NGOs crawls past 1%
China Digital Times, June 15, 2017
http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2017/06/registration-foreign-ngos-new-law-crawls-past-1/

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Chinese conglomerate HNA sues exiled tycoon Guo
Reuters, June 16, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption-tycoon-idUSKBN1970GP

Three linked to exiled billionaire Guo Wengui sentenced in China
Financial Times, June 16, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/4ba6b584-1fe9-345b-813d-2403971f33b0

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Netizen report: China has a new cybersecurity law
Global Voices, June 15, 2017
https://globalvoices.org/2017/06/15/netizen-report-china-has-a-new-cybersecurity-law/

National Security & Counterterrorism (国家安全和反恐)

Uyghurs rally around language in face of pressures from China
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/language-day-06152017171145.html

Sieren's China: Seeking security
Deutsche Welle, June 14, 2017
http://www.dw.com/en/sierens-china-seeking-security/a-39257868

China lauds Pakistan's support in fighting terrorism
Xinhua, June 15, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-06/15/c_136368543.htm

Hong Kong (香港)

Huge police crackdown not linked to Hong Kong handover events, officials claim
South China Morning Post, June 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2098564/huge-police-crackdown-not-linked-hong-kong-handover-events

Occupy pre-trial: Joshua Wong among 11 protesters planning to plead guilty for criminal contempt of court
Hong Kong Free Press, June 15, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/06/15/occupy-pre-trial-joshua-wong-among-11-protesters-planning-plead-guilty-criminal-contempt-court/