Thursday, October 11, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

China legalises “re-education camps” in Xinjiang
Associated Press, October 10, 2018

Related:
China legalises Uighur “re-education” camps in first acknowledgement of detention centres
Telegraph, October 10, 2018

Chinese TV host who sparked Fan Bingbing tax probe goes missing after accusing Shanghai police of fraud
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

Concerns grow for “disappeared” Chinese vaccine victim
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2018

Three Uyghur intellectuals jailed for separatism, political study film reveals
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2018

孟宏伟妻担心生命安全 采访时中国使领馆来电 (Former Interpol chief’s wife fears for safety of children and herself amongst harassing calls from Chinese embassy)
Deutsche Welle, October 10, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Man in Shanghai gets 3-year sentence for selling VPNs
SupChina, October 10, 2018

網上直播哼唱國歌 帳號遭封鎖 內地女道歉稱會學習《國歌法》(Chinese livestreamer blocked for humming national anthem)
Ming Pao, October 11, 2018

打压升级:家庭教会遭逼迁关并 (Crackdown on house churches escalates, Henan Christian threatened with criminal liability for conducting interview with foreign press)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Marco Rubio wants a Nobel Peace Prize for the most famous Uyghur imprisoned by China
Quartz, October 11, 2018

Why is the Communist Party telling the All-China Federation of Trade Unions to reform?
China Labour Bulletin, October 10, 2018

One Year of #MeToo: How the movement eludes government surveillance in China
The New Yorker, October 10, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

新疆去极端化条例 力图从日常生活中抹去伊斯兰色彩 (New anti-extremism law in Xinjiang aims to wipe out Islam)
BBC News, October 11, 2018

China launches anti-halal crackdown in Xinjiang city
Agence France-Presse, October 11, 2018

Related:
Food, toothpaste targeted in China’s anti-halal campaign against Uygur minority
Reuters, October 10, 2018

Marco Rubio wants a Nobel Peace Prize for the most famous Uyghur imprisoned by China
Quartz, October 11, 2018

FBI chief tells U.S. Congress that China poses bigger security threat than Russia
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

U.S.: China's human rights abuses increasing under Xi
Voice of America, October 10, 2018

Related:
China establishes legal basis for Xinjiang camps amid rising U.S. concerns
China Digital Times, October 10, 2018

2018 Annual Report
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, October 10, 2018

China “seriously challenging the status quo of peace and stability” of Taiwan, Pres. Tsai Ing-wen says
Agence France-Presse, October 10, 2018

Related:
Facing Chinese pressure, Taiwan’s President Tsai seeks “survival niche”
The Diplomat, October 10, 2018

The China-Europe disconnect
The Diplomat, October 10, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Leaked transcript of private meeting contradicts Google’s official story on China
The Intercept, October 9, 2018

Related:
谷歌内部资料泄露更多“中国计划”细节 (Leaked Google internal records reveal more details on China project)
BBC News, October 10, 2018

Huawei unveils chips to boost cloud computing at Shanghai conference
Sina English, October 10, 2018

China chip hack report will push U.S.-based vendors to rethink supply chain security, research firm IDC says
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2018

【施政報告2018】「智慧監獄」監控囚犯 懲教署、海關設面部識別 (Hong Kong to introduce “smart prison” surveillance technologies including biometrics, vitals, facial recognition)
HK01, October 10, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam delivers policy address
Reuters, October 10, 2018

Related:
Some Hong Kong lawmakers walk out of policy address over media “persecution”
Reuters, October 10, 2018

Policy Address 2018: Hong Kong to “fearlessly take action” against independence calls, says Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, October 10, 2018

In full: Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s 2018 policy address
Hong Kong Free Press, October 10, 2018

Activists “shocked” after Hong Kong police chiefs block alert to banks on human trafficking-linked transactions
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2018

Four Hong Kong activists lose appeal against conviction over 2014 protest of New Territories development plans
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

Commentary (评论)

What makes a good journalist in China? Someone willing to go on the attack in defence of Communist Party propaganda, it seems
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2018

China and the case of the Interpol chief
The New York Times, October 10, 2018

张锦雄:香港反对派人士化身大陆同志倡议者的挣扎与反思 (The struggle and reflection of a Hong Kong dissident turned LGBT+ activist in mainland China)
BBC News, October 11, 2018

Domestic violence in China and the limitations of law
SupChina, October 9, 2018

China grows more repressive
Wall Street Journal, October 9, 2018