Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Access to Justice (司法公正)

”Disappeared” Beijing Artist Who Made Video of Migrant Protests Released on Bail
Radio Free Asia, December 18
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/artist-12182017112339.html

China Detains Kazakhs During "Unity Week" in Troubled Xinjiang Region
Radio Free Asia, December 18
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/unity-12182017115834.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

省市联合工作组彻查兰州危废污染(Gansu Provincial Government form working group to investigate Lanzhou toxic wastes)
The Beijing News, December 19
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/12/19/469156.html

上海研究制定托幼机构标准 专家建议设虐待儿童罪 (Shanghai government intends to standardise regulations on childcare services, experts propose criminalize child abuses)
The Paper, December 19
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/nd/2017-12-18/doc-ifypsvkp4534862.shtml

安监总局:化工行业前11个月事故203起 死亡238人 (State Administration of Worker Safety reported 238 occupational deaths in the chemistry industries last 11 months)
Legal Daily, December 18
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/nd/2017-12-18/doc-ifypsvkp4498110.shtml

北京逐“低端人口”后遗症 高丽营二十多所幼儿园遭查封(Seizure of two dozens of kindergartens in Gaoliying, Beijing, marks the second wave of mass eviction)
Radio Free Asia, December 18
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-12182017111950.html

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

China Claims "New Breakthroughs in Anti-Missile Cooperation" with Russia
The Diplomat, December 19
https://thediplomat.com/2017/12/china-claims-new-breakthroughs-in-anti-missile-cooperation-with-russia/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hongkongers must now "love" mainland to get scholarships in China
South China Morning Post, December 19
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2124840/beijing-pumps-us227-million-more-annual-scholarships-hong

王晨:港區人大代表選舉有序進行 充分發揚民主(36 seats of Hong Kong deputies to the National People’s Congress is generated, VC of NPCSC comments says democracy is substantially exercised)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 19
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1370833-20171219.htm

Ex-policeman guilty of assaulting Hong Kong Occupy protest bystander with baton in 2014
South China Morning Post, December 18
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2124766/ex-policeman-guilty-assaulting-hong-kong-occupy-protest

Related:
Police association "disappointed" by retired cop Frankly Chu’s Occupy assault conviction
Hong Kong Free Press, December 19, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/12/19/police-association-disappointed-retired-cop-frankly-chus-occupy-assault-conviction/

The Chief Executive refuse to comment on the case, said respect the court judgment
MingPao, December 19, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171219/s00001/1513640497651

Cheung Chau resident Kwok Cheuk-kin files judicial review over legislature house rule changes
Hong Kong Free Press, December 18
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/12/18/cheung-chau-resident-kwok-cheuk-kin-files-judicial-review-legislature-house-rule-changes/

Commentary (评论)

Why Hong Kong must heed EU warning over “constant interference” in “one country, two systems”
South China Morning Post, December 19
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2124882/why-hong-kong-must-heed-eu-warning-over-constant

蔡奇屹立不搖的邏輯(Why Cai Qi, Mayor of Beijing still maintaining his position?)
Mingpao, December 19
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171219/s00013/1513620728141

得一地兩檢 失基本法尊嚴 (High-speed railway co-location arrangement is disrespectful to the Basic Law)
Mingpao, December 19
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171219/s00022/1513603106081