Friday, October 26, 2018

Xinjiang (新疆)

无国界记者谴责中国报复封堵美国行业网站 (Reporters Without Borders condemns China’s reprisal on website reporting Xinjiang’s surveillance tech)
Voice of America, October 26, 2018

China locks up ethnic minorities in camps. It says so itself
The New York Times, October 25, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Screams from “Room 13”: Are China’s kids being electroshocked for internet “addiction”?
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Chinese man jailed for Koran burning as Islamophobia spreads online
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

北京如何让外国媒体也听党的话 (How Beijing makes foreign media listen to the CPC)
Voice of America, October 26, 2018

China gaming approval “green channel” halted after one CPC official’s promotion
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2018

Kuaishou returns to WeChat after 6-month ban
Technode, October 25, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

“The pope doesn’t get China”: Underground church set for “annihilation,” Hong Kong’s Cardinal Zen warns
Agence France-Presse, October 26, 2018

Related:
The Pope doesn’t understand China
The New York Times, October 24, 2018

海外人权组织在联合国审查中国前夕批人权恶化 (Chinese Human Rights Defenders criticizes deterioration of human rights conditions in leadup to China’s Universal Periodic Review)
Voice of America, October 25, 2018

HRIC 2018 UPR submission
Human Rights in China, March 2018

Frequent protests by veterans alarm China’s authorities
The Economist, October 25, 2018

Maoists call on China's official union to stand up for workers
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2018

The fear making Chinese women reluctant to have more children
The Conversation, October 25, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

China bans major prayer festival in Larung Gar for third consecutive year
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2018

China replaces head of Peking University with CPC chief
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2018

How China’s political climate warps advice to leaders
China Digital Times, October 24, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

China mocks report it tapped Trump’s iphone (and plugs its own competitor)
The New York Times, October 25, 2018

Is nowhere private? Chinese subway users upset by plans to install facial recognition systems
South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing’s point man on law to step down
The Standard, October 26, 2018

Commentary (评论)

「一帶一路」下的新疆城市近況:烏魯木齊與霍爾果斯 (Xinjiang’s cities under One Belt One Road: Urumqi and Khorgas)
The News Lens, October 26, 2018

Hong Kong’s heightened crackdown on dissent
Human Rights Watch, October 25, 2018

What a new bridge says about Hong Kong’s relations with mainland China
The Economist, October 25, 2018