Friday, October 19, 2018

Xinjiang (新疆)

China state paper accuses west of double standards on Xinjiang
Reuters, October 19, 2018

Related:
China fiercely defends crackdown in Xinjiang
China Digital Times, October 18, 2018

Uyghur Americans speak against China’s internment camps. Their relatives disappear
The New York Times, October 18, 2018

China sugar restrictions in Xinjiang hit Uyghur bakeries hard
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

Ex-Chinese internment camp detainee denied U.S. visa despite Congress invitation
Associated Press, October 18, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

质疑警员受包庇 孙世华提起行政诉讼 (Human rights lawyer Sun Shihua brings administrative litigation case for assault by police officers, authorities refuse to disclose CCTV footage)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

China tries website editor for refusing to comply with delete request
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

Xinjiang authorities detain prominent Uyghur journalist in political “re-education camp”
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Hong Kong media boss says he “did not misquote” China propaganda chief
Hong Kong Free Press, October 18, 2018

A simple guide to Xi Jinping Thought? Here’s how China’s official media tried to explain it
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2018

China's ruling Communist Party wages ideological war on university campuses
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Tibetans in Gansu protest lack of compensation for livestock loss
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2018

Badiucao (巴丢草): Google CEO defends China plans
China Digital Times, October 17, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

中国的医疗制度危机:排大队、“医闹”与不信任 (China’s health care crisis: Lines before dawn, violence and “no trust”)
The New York Times, October 18, 2018

Chinese tycoon accused of trying to buy seats in New Zealand parliament as opposition crisis deepens
The Telegraph, October 18, 2018

Nowhere to run in Xi’s China
Foreign Policy, October 18, 2018

深入扎实做好民族宗教和脱贫攻坚工作 持续巩固民族团结宗教和谐社会稳定良好局面 (Chairman of Political Consultative Conference: Reinforce Sinification of religion in China to promote ethnic unity, religious harmony, social stability)
People’s Daily, October 15, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Huawei accused of scheme to steal semiconductor technology from U.S. start-up to help China achieve tech dominance
Bloomberg, October 19, 2018

How China’s AI technology exports are seeding surveillance societies globally
The Diplomat, October 18, 2018

黑客来去十年多 又与藏人再相逢 (A review of a decade of recurring hacker attacks on Tibetans)
Deutsche Welle, October 18, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

東方日報A1:香港創新能力唔夠 勞工權益落後 (Hong Kong ranks 7th in competitiveness report, scores zero on labor rights)
Oriental Daily, October 18, 2018

“Always out of the picture”: Secrecy surrounding opening of Hong Kong mega bridge prompts backlash
Agence France-Presse, October 18, 2018

RTHK to air docudrama based on “abducted” bookseller’s return to Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, October 18, 2018

Land reclamation: Funding for artificial island studies to be sought as Hong Kong officials press ahead with “Lantau Tomorrow Vision”
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2018

Commentary (评论)

China is misreading Western populism: The leaders of the People’s Republic sometimes lose sight of people
The Economist, October 20, 2018

Commentary: China banning Facebook and Google now looks smart considering recent data breaches
Channel NewsAsia, October 19, 2018

Chinese students at Bard College offended by art exhibit
China Change, October 19, 2018

“他所拥有的权力,不过是权力的影子”——专访“MeToo”运动当事人弦子、麦烧 (“The power he holds is mere shadow of power”:Interview with “MeToo” activists)
Financial Times, October 19, 2018

India and the West are concerned about China’s growing influence in South Asia – South Asians should be, too
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2018

Who will benefit most from Carrie Lam’s vision for Hong Kong? Real estate developers, of course
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2018

Disqualification of candidates must be able to stand legal test
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2018

I mastered Xi Jinping Thought, and I have the certificate to prove it
Foreign Policy, October 18, 2018