Friday, October 12, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

不惧中国压力 马来西亚释放维吾尔人 (Malaysia resists Chinese pressure, releases Uyghur refugees to Turkey)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2018

孟宏伟事件:迄今为止发生了什么?(Timeline on the Meng Hongwei incident)
Deutsche Welle, October 11, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

中宣部下令禁傳媒報道 (CPC Propaganda Department bans reporting on decision to shutter liberal think tank)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2018

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自由派智庫 天則系機構遭取締 6年兩公司釘牌 消息:當局欲全面封殺 (Beijing to issue comprehensive ban on liberal think tank)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2018

教育部将建国家教材建设重点研究基地 (Ministry of Education to build study centers on developing national teaching materials, including political theory, socialism with Chinese characteristics, contemporary history, and ethnic management)
Beijing News, October 11, 2018

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最高检检察长张军:检察机关要积极参与未成年人法治宣传教育 (“Governance by law must start from children”: Supreme People’s Procuratorate to promote education for minors in line with Xi’s directions)
Beijing News, October 11, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

中国女律师派出所“裸检”事件 公众呼吁公开监控 (Rights defender’s lawyer beaten and stripped naked in police station, public calls for release of security footage as authorities deny allegations)
BBC News, October 12, 2018

独家:新疆再教育营内偷拍视频首曝光 (Exclusive video shot inside Xinjiang Artux re-education camp)
Voice of America, October 12, 2018

Volkswagen workers in Changchun continue their fight for equal pay
China Labour Bulletin, October 11, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Can the Chinese be trusted to lead global institutions?
The Atlantic, October 11, 2018

Uyghurs, legal experts dismiss Chinese legal move to justify re-education camps
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2018

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China says U.S. seeks to disturb its security policies in Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, October 11, 2018

China’s abuses in Muslim region “may constitute crimes against humanity” says U.S. congressman
Agence France-Presse, October 11, 2018

Exclusive: Beijing tells foreign consulates in Hong Kong to “refrain” from attending Taiwan National Day events
Hong Kong Free Press, October 11, 2018

甘肃省委原书记王三运受审 被指受贿6685万余元 (Former Gansu CPC secretary pleads guilty to corruption charges)
Beijing News, October 11, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet about to leave Hong Kong after visa denial
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2018

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林鄭月娥稱外國記者簽證關乎有否遵守基本法及本地法律 (Carrie Lam: Foreign journalist’s visa approval is linked to compliance with Basic Law and local laws, media’s platform for pro-independence is disrespect to government)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 12, 2018

政府將為市民提供數碼個人身份 保密下取得某些資料 (Hong Kong gov’t to expand electronic services and digital IDs for citizens, will collect big-data under appropriate privacy protection)
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 11, 2018

【馬凱被逐】曾參與主權移交談判 英國前外相:主權移交協定尊嚴岌岌可危 促港府撤回決定 (Former U.K. foreign secretary says integrity of handover agreement “sits on a knife’s edge,” urges HK gov’t to rescined visa denial decision)
The Stand News, October 11, 2018

國歌法草案草擬近尾聲 本立法年度交立法會審議 (National anthem bill to be submitted to LegCo within year)
The Stand News, October 11, 2018

Commentary (评论)

Why I am pro-China
Hong Kong Free Press, October 11, 2018

Hong Kong must walk a tightrope between its desire for freedom and Beijing’s national security concerns
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2018

Chinese move was an “up yours” to the rest of the world
Sydney Morning Herald, October 11, 2018

No, new Xinjiang legislation does not legalize detention centers
LawFare Blog, October 11, 2018

The Danger of AI Collaboration With China
China Change, October 11, 2018

Why did China’s biggest movie star and the Interpol chief vanish?
The New Yorker, October 10, 2018