Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Xinjiang Authorities Secretly Transferring Uyghur Detainees to Jails Throughout China
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/transfer-10022018171100.html

Related:
集中營再現?新疆停售火車票疑為大規模「秘密轉移」穆斯林 (Xinjiang suspends sale of train tickets for mass relocation of Muslims)
The News Lens, October 2, 2018
https://www.thenewslens.com/article/105255

Access to Information (信息公开)

報道指《環時》總編國慶帖文嘆中國言論自由不足 疑已被刪 (Global Times chief editor’s Weibo post reportedly deleted for mentioning lack of freedom of speech in China)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00004/1538538984068

China mounts publicity campaign to counter criticism on Xinjiang
Reuters, October 2, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/china-mounts-publicity-campaign-to-counter-criticism-on-xinjiang-idUSKCN1MC0I6?

Chinese journalist's arrest shows state media fight for ruling party
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/media-10022018111647.html

In China, a quiz show is an ode to Xi Jinping
The New York Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/world/asia/china-quiz-show-xi-jinping.html

Two foreigners under investigation for racial slurs in private WeChat group
SupChina, October 2, 2018
https://supchina.com/2018/10/02/two-foreigners-under-investigation-for-racial-slurs-in-private-wechat-group/

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Xianzi & classmate Maishao: #MeToo makes us believe gentleness can change the world
China Digital Times, October 2, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/10/xianzi-classmate-maishao-metoo-makes-us-believe-gentleness-can-change-the-world/

Xinjiang authorities shutter popular restaurant seen to promote Uyghur cultural identity
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/restaurant-10022018161536.html

Uighurs in exile fear for loved ones amid crackdown in China
Voice of America, October 1, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/uighurs-in-exile-fear-for-loved-ones-amid-crackdown-in-china-/4595742.html

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China may face more U.S. export restrictions over Muslim crackdown
Reuters, October 3, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-usa/china-may-face-more-u-s-export-restrictions-over-muslim-crackdown-idUSKCN1MC2QD?

Related:
【出口限制】美國考慮對中國實施科技出口限制 (U.S. considers export restrictions on surveillance tech used in Xinjiang)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00002/1538529481825

Taiwan accuses Beijing of wanting to make it “irrelevant” with Vatican deal
Reuters, October 3, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2166732/taiwan-accuses-beijing-wanting-make-it-irrelevant-vatican-deal

Related:
Taiwan vice-president Chen Chien-jen will visit Vatican to “deepen ties”
Agence France-Presse, October 3, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/03/taiwan-vice-president-chen-chien-jen-will-visit-vatican-deepen-ties/

China curbs teachers’ overseas travel, recalls passports “nationwide”
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/teachers-passports-10022018133856.html

维吾尔难民被遣返后 迄今下落不明 (Uyghur refugee wrongly repatriated from Germany remains incommunicado)
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2018
https://www.dw.com/zh/维吾尔难民被遣返后-迄今下落不明/a-45715006?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Here are the Fortune 500 companies doing business in Xinjiang
ChinaFile, October 2, 2018
http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/here-are-fortune-500-companies-doing-business-xinjiang

Hong Kong (香港)

Separatist slogans not permitted at Hong Kong gov’t headquarters protest site, says Chief Exec.
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/separatist-slogans-not-permitted-hong-kong-govt-headquarters-protest-site-says-chief-exec/

Three main contenders emerge in Hong Kong’s November by-election as nomination period begins
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/three-main-contenders-emerge-hong-kongs-november-election-nomination-period-begins/

Security guards who stopped pro-independence protesters entering government forecourt were reasonable, says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166584/security-guards-who-stopped-pro-independence-protesters

Commentary (评论)

「聽黨話」的教育之風吹到香港(文:呂秉權)(Education that “obeys the Party” seeps into Hong Kong as national education strategies influence the city)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00022/1538483568060

Banning political parties? Hong Kong’s first big venture into authoritarianism charts a stunningly familiar path
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/banning-political-parties-hong-kongs-first-big-venture-authoritarianism-charts-stunningly-familiar-path/

How Russia and China undermine democracy
Foreign Affairs, October 2, 2018
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2018-10-02/how-russia-and-china-undermine-democracy