Friday, September 08, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Rights lawyer Gao Zhisheng, missing for weeks, now in police custody in Beijing: Brother
高智晟失踪近月 最新消息指被警带往北京
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/gao-police-09072017170316.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/gao-09072017080106.html

Taiwanese rights activist to stand trial in mainland China
South China Morning Post, September 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/article/2110153/taiwanese-rights-activist-stand-trial-mainland-china

Related:
李明哲案11号开庭 李净瑜赶办证赴陆 (Lee Ming-che faces subversion trial on September 11, as wife arranges document to go to the mainland)
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/hcm-09072017104624.html

“黑老大”袁诚家获6.79亿国家赔偿 (Jailed “mafia head” Yuan Chengjia receives 679 million yuan in state compensation)
The Beijing News, September 8, 2017
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2017-09/08/content_694792.htm?div=-1

“老赖”辱骂法官被依法拘留 (A “deadbeat” detained for insulting the judge)
People’s Court Daily, September 7, 2017
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2017-09/07/content_129907.htm?div=-1

打通“最后一公里” 让信息化全覆盖——新疆高院关于人民法庭信息化建设情况的调研报告 (Xinjiang High Court Research Report on Informatization of People’s Courts)
People’s Court Daily, September 7, 2017
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2017-09/07/content_129925.htm?div=-1

Access to Information (信息公开)

Despite censorship, China has some cool bookshops
The Economist, September 7, 2017
https://www.economist.com/news/china/21728652-government-ambivalent-about-them-despite-censorship-china-has-some-cool-bookshops

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Chinese rights lawyer writes to China's leaders calling for amnesty
709律师公开信促放政治犯开民主之路
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/amnesty-09072017120542.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-09072017104948.html

China’s regulation on volunteer services to take effect in December
The State Council of the PRC, September 6, 2017
http://english.gov.cn/policies/latest_releases/2017/09/06/content_281475840642814.htm

Related:
李克强签署国务院令公布《志愿服务条例》(Li Keqiang signed State Council decree and published Regulation on Volunteer Services)
Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council of the PRC, September 7, 2017
http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/art/2017/9/7/art_2_206163.html

志愿服务条例 (Regulation on Volunteer Services)
Ministry of Civil Affairs of the PRC, August 22, 2017
http://www.mca.gov.cn/article/gk/fg/shgzyzyfw/201709/20170900005823.shtml

全国“民代幼”教师1000余人进京上访维权讨公道 (Over 1,000 teachers go on petition trip to Beijing in an effort to defend rights)
Weiquanwang, September 7, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/09/1000.html

求见中央督察组 山东数百老兵遭驱离 (Hundreds of veterans dispersed by police after failed petition to the central government’s inspection group)
Radio Free Asia, September 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-09072017105107.html

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

国家互联网信息办公室公布《互联网群组信息服务管理规定》(Cyberspace Administration of China Published Management Rules of Internet Group Information Services)
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 7, 2017
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2017-09/07/c_1121624277.htm

Related:
互联网群组信息服务管理规定 (Management Rules of Internet Group Information Services)
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 7, 2017
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2017-09/07/c_1121623889.htm

国家互联网信息办公室公布《互联网用户公众账号信息服务管理规定》 (Cyberspace Administration of China Published Management Rules of Internet User Public Account Services )
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 7, 2017
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2017-09/07/c_1121623848.htm

Related:
互联网用户公众账号信息服务管理规定 (Management Rules of Internet User Public Account Services)
Cyberspace Administration of China, September 7, 2017
http://www.cac.gov.cn/2017-09/07/c_1121624269.htm

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

China tightens regulation of religion to “block extremism”
Reuters, September 7, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-religion/china-tightens-regulation-of-religion-to-block-extremism-idUSKCN1BI1IH

Hong Kong (香港)

Students clash over Hong Kong independence posters, as Chinese University chief claims “idea” is unconstitutional
Hong Kong Free Press, September 8, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/09/08/students-clash-hong-kong-independence-posters-chinese-university-chief-claims-idea-unconstitutional/

Related:
More Hong Kong universities remove pro-independence slogans as student unions decry interference
Hong Kong Free Press, September 7, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/09/07/hong-kong-universities-remove-pro-independence-slogans-student-unions-decry-interference/

陸生張貼海報還撃 周竪峰喝罵再掀衝突 (Mainland students post on Democracy Wall at CUHK against HK independence and get into brawl with former student union chief Ernie Chow)
The Stand News, September 8, 2017
https://www.thestandnews.com/politics/陸生張貼海報還撃-周竪峰喝罵再掀衝突/

撕中大民主牆標語女生 內媒轉載共青團中央微博力撐 (Mainland student gets support from Communist Youth League after tearing down pro HK independence poster on Democracy Wall at CUHK)
Mingpao, September 7, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20170907/s00001/1504795875164

教大學生會已移除民主牆諷刺蔡若蓮兒子墮樓身亡大字報 (Education University of Hong Kong student union removes poster that mocks the suicide of education deputy’s son)
Radio Free Asia, September 8, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1352987-20170908.htm