Thursday, October 25, 2018

Xinjiang (新疆)

China's hidden camps -- What's happened to the vanished Uighurs of Xinjiang?
BBC News, October 24, 2018

Related:
寻找“消失”的维族人:BBC探访新疆“再教育营” (In search for the “missing” Uyghurs: BBC’s visit to Xinjiang “re-education camps”)
BBC News, October 24, 2018

Textbooks and tear gas: Equipment lists for Xinjiang “education” camps revealed
China Digital Times, October 24, 2018

China’s government has ordered a million citizens to occupy Uyghur homes. Here’s what they think they’re doing.
ChinaFile, October 24, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Where’s the proof? Chinese man accused of rape seeks justice after 23 years and four trials
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Four still held for subversion over Tiananmen Massacre liquor
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2018

刑讯打死香港富商刘希泳的司法官员低调获刑 (9 prosecutors receive jail sentences in tortured-confession case resulting in Hong Konger’s death)
Radio France Internationale, October 24, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

人权组织:文革再现新疆,将失去一代学者 (Scholars at Risk: Tactics in Xinjiang revive Cultural Revolution)
Voice of America, October 25, 2018

Related:
Free to Think 2018
Scholars at Risk, October 23, 2018

運營資格被凍結後,全球最大遊戲市場試圖「絕地求生」(World's biggest gaming market struggles for survival as Beijing cuts off video game licensing and tightens censorship)
The Initium, October 25, 2018

Related:
Beijing cuts off gaming licenses’ channel
The Standard, October 25, 2018

Two Chinese cities and legions of police disguised as “dancing aunties” and students on alert for presidential visit
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

写小说影射伊利集团?媒体人被跨省抓判 (Media veteran sentenced to 8 months imprisonment for writing online fiction that alludes to case of fugitive chief of Inner Mongolian dairy enterprise)
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2018

Exclusive: Chinese state media journalist charged with assault by UK police following slapping incident
Hong Kong Free Press, October 24, 2018

Translation: Big Brother is watching Big Brother
China Digital Times, October 24, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

Thousands protest industrial waste processing plant plan in China's Guangdong
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2018

他帮助过数以万计的中国网民翻墙…… (He helped tens of thousands of netizens jump over the wall: Interview with Zou Chengfeng)
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China fails to stop UN Security Council Myanmar briefing
Reuters, October 25, 2018

China says army will act “at any cost” to prevent Taiwan split
Reuters, October 25, 2018

U.S. law enforcers should stop China’s influence campaign, says key strategist Michael Pillsbury
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Related:
Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe demands U.S. retract allegations of interference
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Why democracies are turning against Belt and Road
Foreign Affairs, October 24, 2018

China to scrap population targets, health official says
Bloomberg, October 24, 2018

Chinese dairy giant Yili says disgraced former boss sheltered by public officials
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Beijing tech firms in push to Hong Kong
The Standard, October 25, 2018

China tests facial recognition at border crossing of Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

China Mobile eyes greater business opportunities in Silicon Valley
Sina English, October 24, 2018

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

Chinese and Russian spies eavesdrop on Donald Trump’s mobile phone calls, report says
Reuters, October 25, 2018

China’s counterterrorism teams “must work together” to keep mega bridge safe, expert says
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong National Party founders lodge separate appeals against ban in effort to avoid further legal action
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

Related:
【取締民族黨】陳浩天上訴 要求行政長官及八位行會成員避席 (HKNP’s Andy Chan files appeal on party ban, requests Carrie Lam and Executive Council members to recuse from case due to prior public adverse comments)
The Stand News, October 24, 2018

Witness in Hong Kong MTR construction scandal says worker “harassed” him before he was to testify on shoddy works
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

Commentary (评论)

Why Hong Kong needs fewer bridges to nowhere and more escalators, lifts and footbridges
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

当中国大学成了党的“坚强阵地
What happens when universities become "party strongholds"?
The New York Times, October 24, 2018

Free trade to Uyghurs, Anwar’s visit has a message for China
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

A slow death for Hong Kong’s separate identity in China
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2018

美专家:中国以隐蔽手段挑战民主自由 (U.S. thinktank: China is covertly challenging democracy and freedom)
Radio Free Asia, October 24, 2018