Monday, November 19, 2018

Xinjiang (新疆)

Chinese city urges those 'poisoned by extremism', who follow conservative Islam to confess crimes
Reuters, November 19, 2018

China says ambassadors concerned over Muslim re-education camps should not 'interfere'
The Independent, November 17, 2018

Prominent Uyghur language researcher disappears, feared in China’s re-education camps
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2018

Access to Justice (司法公正)

Outcry as Chinese erotic writer jailed for more than 10 years over gay sex scenes in novel
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2018

妻子探监才得知:新疆前法官黄云敏被判十年 (Former Xinjiang judge jailed for ten years for teaching legal knowledge to petitioners, wife found out sentence during prison visit)
Radio Free Asia, Novmeber 16, 2018

广州受辱女律师反遭行政处罚
Police in China's Guangzhou threaten beaten lawyer with punishment
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2018

How China’s desperate petitioners are blocked from seeking justice
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2018

Access to Information (信息公开)

Chinese authorities clamp down on Twitter activity
Agence France-Presse, November 19, 2018

Related:
中国清网殃及海外推特 (China’s online clean-up spreads to Twitter
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 20-18

Activist detained, fired in China's Jiangsu over Twitter posts
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2018

China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores “own goal” with block on media
Reuters, November 16, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

How a Chinese #MeToo musical whipped up a storm before the censors stepped in
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2018

China’s street dance scene thrives despite TV censorship of ‘immoral’ hip hop
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2018

Government Accountability (政府问责)

Taiwan warned it could be kicked out of Olympics if name change that angers Beijing goes ahead
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2018

“Simply not true”: China rejects claims Apec diplomats tried to “barge” in on PNG minister’s office to influence communique
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2018

ICTs and Human Rights (信息技术与人权)

Video: China's spying eyes
Al Jazeera, November 15, 2018

鲁比奥:威权中国输出中兴科技,支持外国独裁者 (U.S. lawmaker: Authoritarian China exporting ZTE tech to support foreign dictatorships)
Voice of America, November 15, 2018

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong “Occupy” protest leaders deny public nuisance charges
Reuters, November 19, 2018

Related:
佔中九子「不認罪」聲明:抗政治檢控 還歷史一個公道 (Statement on not-guilty plea: Fight political prosecution, return justice to history)
The Stand News, November 19, 2018

”We were always willing to be sacrificed”: Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leaders go on trial
Agence France-Presse, November 19, 2018

【佔中9人案開審.短片】英議員動議譴責 林鄭批干預內部事務非常不可取 (British MPs move to condemn HKSAR government for prosecution of Occupy leaders with “vague charges.” Carrie Lam calls it interference with internal affairs)
Ming Pao, November 19, 2018

【補選臨近】自由黨突棄提23條議案 盼改討論中美貿易戰 否認受政府遊說 (Pro-Beijing lawmaker abandons motion on national security law)
The Stand News, November 19, 2018

In Pictures: “Call for the law, equality for all” – Hong Kong Pride attendees demand greater LGBT+ legal protection
Hong Kong Free Press, November 18, 2018

Related:
Christian and gay: LGBT church group first to worship at Hong Kong Pride Parade
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2018

9 in 10 Hong Kong primary school children on welfare are not having basic needs met, says Society for Community Organisation ahead of World Children’s Day
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2018

Censorship in Hong Kong since the 2014 Umbrella Movement: an overview and tally
Hong Kong Free Press, November 17, 2018

Commentary (评论)

The UN Security Council in China: One million Uighurs in detention deserve world’s attention
Human Rights Watch, November 19, 2018

香港已不再是香港
Benny Tai Yiu-ting: Hong Kong isn’t what it was, nor what it’s supposed to be
The New York Times, November 18, 2018

阿離:#MeToo第一案,為香港帶來了甚麼?(What did the first #MeToo case in Hong Kong bring for the city?)
The Initium, November 17, 2018