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Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

幼儿园安全与中产自救 (Kindergarten safety and self-salvation of middle class)
Financial Times, November 23, 2017
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075188

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虐童事件再现,“幼有所育”的底线不容击穿 | 锐评 (Bottom line of “caring for the young” can never be toed, as another child abuse scandal breaks out)
People’s Daily, November 23, 2017
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/MT6dxtMemq0e_sVIb3QpKA

中共完全當基本法隱形 (CPC takes the Basic Law as completely invisible)
Apple Daily, November 23, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20171123/20222972

吳凱宇:守護學術自主,基本法教育須容多元觀點 (To defend academic freedom, education of the Basic Law should allow diversified perspectives)
Inmediahk, November 22, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053467

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

民主派拉布阻修改議事規則 立法會流會 (Pro-democracy camp filibusters to stop changing of LegCo rules)
Inmediahk, November 23, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053476

Related:
“Month-long war”: Legislative meeting halted as pro-democracy camp fight to resist rule changes and “evil laws”
Hong Kong Free Press, November 23, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/23/month-long-war-legislative-meeting-halted-pro-democracy-camp-fight-resist-rule-changes-evil-laws/

「七警案」首被告提上訴 律師指呈堂片段真確性可爭辯 (First defendant of “Seven Police Case” appeals sentencing, as defense lawyer questions authenticity of video evidence of officers beating Occupy activist KEN Tsang)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 23, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1366416-20171123.htm

港政党中联办抗议江天勇「被认罪」 (Political parties protest in front of Liaison Office against “forced confession” of rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong)
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/cp-11222017101738.html

Former Hong Kong leader asks city to look at bigger picture for China’s development
South China Morning Post, November 22, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2121152/former-hong-kong-leader-asks-city-look-bigger-picture-chinas

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

“储存分享《古兰经》音视内容,可被”三级暴恐“论处” (Storing and sharing audio and video of Quran deemed as “level-three violent and terrorist activities”)
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-11222017101125.html

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

Foxconn stops interns' illegal overtime at iPhone X factory
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 23, 2017
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42090777

China's “police cloud” mines big data to track population's every move
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/cloud-11222017113254.html

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

教育部发布预警后,全国仍有多所高校泄露学生个人信息 (Universities across country continue to leak students’ personal information post education authority’s warning)
The Paper, November 23, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1875831

北京一幼儿园被指对幼儿扎针喂药,区教委成立工作组驻园调查 (Local education authority investigates as Beijing kindergarten accused of abusing children, including feeding them with unknown pills)
The Paper, November 23, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1876621

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

China blocks debate about downfall of Internet censor Lu Wei
The Guardian, November 23, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/23/china-blocks-debate-about-downfall-of-internet-censor-lu-wei

苹果为下架数百VPN辩护:留在中国有助言论自由 (Apple defends itself for removing hundreds of VPN apps: To stay in China and help with free speech)
Voice of America, November 22, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/apple-vpn-20171122/4130753.html

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 01:49

最高法:有权人、有钱人减刑快服刑短现象得到有效遏制 (Supreme People's Court: phenomenon of powerful and wealthy inmates cutting prison terms short has been being “effectively contained")
Chinanews.com, November 23, 2017
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2017/11-23/8383522.shtml

遭吊销执照律师祝圣武祸不单行 旗下律所或被迫解散 (Rights lawyer Zhu Shengwu, who was revoked of licence, fears to be forced to disband law firm)
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gf1-11222017101554.html

乐山小伙朱晋川被改判无罪后获国家赔偿40万余元 (Man in Sichuan compensated over 400,000 yuan by state after serving 3 years plus in prison for crime he didn’t commit)
Chengdu Business News, November 22, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1874892

宁夏出台建立以案释法制度实施意见 (Ningxia issues opinion on using cases to interpret laws)
Ministry of Justice, November 22, 2017
http://www.moj.gov.cn/news/content/2017-11/22/fzxc_9931.html

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

港人為何要為中共建黨百周年奮鬥? (Why do Hongkongers have to fight for 100th anniversary of founding of CPC)
Mingpao, November 22, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171122/s00022/1511270793635

The national anthem dilemma: Contextualizing the political dissent of football fans in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Free Press, November 21, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/21/national-anthem-dilemma-contextualising-political-dissent-football-fans-hong-kong/

专访:鲍彤评“中国是最大民主国家” (Bao Tong comments on “China is world’s biggest democracy”)
Deutsche Welle, November 20, 2017
http://bit.ly/2hL7tCx

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

王晨指港獨零容忍 港區人大選舉必須牢固樹立一國意識 (Beijing Official says Central Government has zero tolerance towards Hong Kong independence, and Hong Kong NPC election must uphold “One Country”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 22, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1366183-20171122.htm

Bailed Hong Kong democracy activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow urge prison reforms
Hong Kong Free Press, November 21, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/21/bailed-hong-kong-democracy-activists-joshua-wong-nathan-law-alex-chow-urge-prison-reforms/

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

Apple’s iPhone X assembled by illegal student labor
富士康郑州工厂非法使用学生加班组装iPhone X
Financial Times, November 21, 2017
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/7cb56786-cda1-11e7-b781-794ce08b24dcCH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075170

中国警方大数据系统侵犯公民隐私 人权组织批评 (Human rights group criticizes Chinese police’s big data system for invasion of citizen privacy)
Radio Free Asia, November 21, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yl-11212017105441.html

Related:
1.399b entries in China's population database
Xinhua News Agency, November 21, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-11/21/content_34816543.htm

Skype pulled from China's app stores
Reuters, November 21, 2017
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/skype-pulled-from-china-s-app-stores-9426806

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

China’s flashy ex-Internet censor faces corruption investigation
中国互联网审查官鲁炜落马
The New York Times, November 22, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171122/china-internet-censorship-lu-wei-corruption/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20171122/china-internet-censorship-lu-wei-corruption/

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

上海公民近日上街举牌强烈呼吁中共政权释放全国政治犯 (Citizens in Shanghai hold placards on street demanding release of political prisoners)
Weiquanwang, November 22, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_22.html

陕西民代幼教师300多人到省教育厅上访维权 (Over 300 teachers in Shaanxi petition at provincial education authority for fair treatment and respect)
Weiquanwang, November 21, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/300.html

Xi calls on NGOs along Silk Road to enhance cooperation
首届丝绸之路沿线民间组织合作网络论坛在北京开幕 习近平致贺信
Xinhua News Agency, November 21, 2017
EN: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136768804.htmCH: http://news.xinhuanet.com/2017-11/21/c_1121988513.htm

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

China widens personality cult around “unrivaled helmsman” Xi
Associated Press, November 21, 2017
http://wapo.st/2B2hJ0z

安徽省下“特急”维稳通知 报道监督类新闻须报批 (Anhui province issues stability maintenance order censoring reports on elderly care, healthcare, housing, and stock market)
Radio Free Asia, November 21, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/ql1-11212017103946.html

Australian furor over Chinese influence follows book’s delay
涉华书籍遭延迟出版,澳大利亚人担忧中国影响力
The New York Times, November 20, 2017
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/20/world/australia/china-australia-book-influence.htmlCH: https://cn.nytimes.com/asia-pacific/20171121/china-australia-book-influence/

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 01:48

最高法大法官刘贵祥:考虑建设“一带一路”国际商事法庭 (China to set up international commercial court for One Belt One Road Initiative, Supreme People’s Court judge Liu Guixiang says)
Chinanews.com, November 21, 2017
http://www.chinanews.com/cj/2017/11-21/8382328.shtml

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

花崗岩的啟示 (Granite’s revelation)
Mingpao, November 21, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171121/s00022/1511180284622

不畏威權 繼續燃燒——致我的社民連黨友 (Don’t be afraid of Authoritarianism and keep on going - to my fellow League of Social Democrats)
Inmediahk, November 21, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053435

Carrie Lam between a rock and hard place
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2120773/carrie-lam-between-rock-and-hard-place

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

周永康黃之鋒羅冠聰等就在囚人士待遇權利向懲教署投訴 (Alex Chow, Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and others file complaint against Hong Kong Correctional Services for better treatment of inmates and protection of their rights)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 21, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1366008-20171121.htm

林鄭月娥:中央文獻研究室主任冷溶來港解釋十九大內容 (Carrie Lam confirms Beijing official will come to Hong Kong to chair seminar on 19th party congress)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 21, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365960-20171121.htm

Related:
Beijing official to hold seminar on Communist Party Congress for senior Hong Kong civil servants
Hong Kong Free Press, November 21, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/21/beijing-official-hold-seminar-communist-party-congress-senior-hong-kong-civil-servants/

聯署要求政府立即公開高鐵西九「一地兩檢」《合作安排》全文 (Lawmakers start signature campaign demanding SAR government to reveal details of co-location deal with mainland)
Inmediahik, November 20, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053429

Related:
Meaningless for Hong Kong gov’t to submit bills to legislature if filibustering continues, says Chief Exec. Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, November 21, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/21/meaningless-hong-kong-govt-submit-bills-legislature-filibustering-continues-says-chief-exec-carrie-lam/

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

公安部提醒:身份证将迎来巨变!影响每个人 (Ministry of Public Security: revolutionary change in ID card will affect everyone)
China Central Television, November 20, 2017
http://bit.ly/2B9c2yG

我国治理安卓应用市场秩序 阻断违法有害移动应用进入市场 (Chinese authorities tighten control of Android apps to “prevent illegal and harmful mobile apps from entering market”)
Xinhua News Agency, November 20, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2017-11/20/c_1121984506.htm

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

As wage arrears escalate in the run up to the Lunar New Year, the trade union needs to act
China Labor Bulletin, November 21, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/wage-arrears-escalate-run-lunar-new-year-trade-union-needs-act

湖南省桃江縣有中學集體肺癆 多名官員及校長遭革職 (Officials and head of school removed from duty after cluster TB outbreak in rural Hunan)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 21, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365975-20171121.htm

Related:
Officials sacked for tuberculosis outbreaks in Central China
Xinhua News Agency, November 21, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-11/21/content_34808821.htm

China punishes 6,190 officials in anti-graft campaign
Xinhua News Agency, November 21, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766895.htm

北京大兴火灾已致19死8伤 警方刑拘18人 (Police criminally detains 18 people after Beijing outskirt flame claimed 19 lives and injured 8)
People’s Daily, November 20, 2017
http://bit.ly/2hI0o5K

Related:
Another tragedy unfolds in Beijing’s migrant worker shanty towns
China Labor Bulletin, November 20, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/another-tragedy-unfolds-beijing%E2%80%99s-migrant-worker-shanty-towns

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

数百访民北京游行受阻 多人被控制 (Hundreds of petitioners in Beijing banned from protesting, many put under police custody)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11202017104356.html

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 01:47

中国人权律师江天勇被判监禁两年 (Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong sentenced to 2 years in prison)
Voice of America, November 21, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/china-rights-lawyer-jiang-tianyong-sentenced-20171120/4127915.html

Related:
“Influenced by anti-China forces”: Rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong jailed for 2 years as crackdown intensifies
Agence France-Presse, November 21, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/21/influenced-anti-china-forces-rights-lawyer-jiang-tianyong-jailed-2-years-crackdown-intensifies/

高智晟失踪百日 陕西佳县刑警队称被国保羁押 (Gao Zhisheng confirmed by Shaanxi police to be detained by state security agents after missing for 100 days)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-11202017104210.html#.WhOKl74PP_E.twitter

打压维权律师搞株连 儿子护照被废申诉拒受理 (Supreme People's Procuratorate rejects rights lawyer’s complaint of son being banned from leaving China)
Radio Free Asia, November 20, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gf1-11202017104521.html

法治课|拒绝律师“突袭”辩护,江西赣州中院此举是否妥当 (Is it appropriate for Ganzhou Intermediate Court in Jiangxi to ban lawyer from performing “surprise defense” duty?)
The Paper, November 20, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1870719

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 02:46

湖南桃江四中发生结核病聚集性疫情 纪委介入调查失职渎职情况 (Commission for Discipline Inspection launches investigation into TB cluster outbreak at Hunan secondary school)
China Central Television, November 20, 2017
http://m.news.cctv.com/2017/11/20/ARTIQp6LYk7b7u0kY5XZZrWz171120.shtml

Related:
湖南肺结核事件校长:未刻意隐瞒疫情,没说过“不死人不放假” (Head of Hunan secondary school denies allegation of concealing TB outbreak)
Beijing News, November 19, 2017
http://bit.ly/2B3jEmm

新疆实行15年免费教育 (Xinjiang now provides 15 years of free education to schoolers)
People’s Daily, November 20, 2017
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2017-11/20/nw.D110000renmrb_20171120_8-01.htm

因祁连山生态破坏问题 16人被批捕 (Gansu province arrests 16 for ecological damages in Qilian Mountain)
People.com, November 20, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1120/c1001-29656980.html

China's Chongqing renews attacks on former disgraced leaders
Reuters, November 20, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-corruption/chinas-chongqing-renews-attacks-on-former-disgraced-leaders-idUSKBN1DK06Q

12部委将对农民工工资支付情况开展专项检查 确保投诉“有门” (12 ministries and departments launch campaign to make sure migrant workers get paid and they have access to filing complaints)
Legal Daily, November 17, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/17/content_7390315.htm?node=5955

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 02:46

內地官方對女性平權運動沒放鬆 組織者轉地下工作 (Feminist activists forced to work covertly as pressure from mainland authorities continues)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 20, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365741-20171120.htm

上海公民今年第21次上街举牌要求批准《公民权利和政治权利国际公约》和要求官员公开财产 (Citizens in Shanghai hold placards on street demanding signing of ICCPR and declaring of officials’ assets)
Weiquanwang, November 18, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/21.html

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 02:46

刘霞已做子宫肌瘤手术抑郁症严重 外界吁尽早允其出国 (Liu Xia undergoes uterine fibroids surgery and is severely depressed; Hu Jia urges China to allow her to go abroad)
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf-11192017115903.html

Related:
Friends fear for well-being of Nobel laureate’s widow Liu Xia; urge China to let her leave country
Hong Kong Free Press, November 20, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/20/friends-fear-well-nobel-laureates-widow-liu-xia-urge-china-let-leave-country/

黎雄兵:卢廷阁律师在法院开庭遭法警殴打入院救治 (Lawyer Lu Tingge beaten by police at Sichuan court and hospitalized)
Weiquanwang, November 17, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_43.html

推进落实以审判为中心的诉讼制度改革 安徽启动第三方评价庭审活动 (Anhui province launches third-party review of trails to promote trial-centered system reform)
Supreme People’s Court, November 17, 2017
http://www.court.gov.cn/zixun-xiangqing-69122.html

第七届中美司法与人权研讨会在纽约举行 (7th Sino-US judicial and human rights seminar kicks off in New York)
Xinhua News Agency, November 16, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/world/2017-11/16/c_1121968151.htm

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 01:46

人權法下的國歌法 (National anthem law under human rights law)
Inmediahk, November 20, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053397a

Monday, November 20, 2017 - 01:46

Dead end for Hong Kong democracy, so focus on social policies now, new Labour Party head says
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2120582/dead-end-hong-kong-democracy-so-focus-social-policies-now

梁家傑形容李飛如同宣旨 談23條是添煩添亂 (Alan Leong compares Li Fei’s speech to declaring imperial decree and says Li's mentioning of Article 23 creates more trouble)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 19, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365656-20171119.htm

Related:
Pro-Beijing heavyweight puts Article 23 national security law in manifesto for seat on China’s top legislature
Hong Kong Free Press, November 20, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/20/pro-beijing-heavyweight-puts-article-23-national-security-law-manifesto-seat-chinas-top-legislature/

粵港簽《合作安排》 陳帆:不存在隱瞞及逃避 (Secretary for Transport and Housing says there is no concealing and evasion in co-location deal with mainland)
Mingpao, November 19, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171119/s00001/1511064806891

Related:
一地兩檢今簽協議 細節不公開 消息稱待人大常委會確認 泛民批黑箱作業 (SAR government will not reveal details of co-location deal with mainland while waiting for NPC’s confirmation; pro-democracy camp criticises it as blackbox operation)
Mingpao, November 18, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171118/s00002/1510941584176

團體遊行促落實全民退保 斥林鄭月娥及羅致光阻礙政策 (Groups march for universal retirement protection scheme and criticise Carrie Lam and Secretary for Labour and Welfare for hurdling)
Radio Free Hong Kong, November 19, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365648-20171119.htm

蕩婦遊行反對父權社會性暴力 「我身體我話事」 (Around 80 join SlutWalk Hong Kong in protest against patriarchal society and sexual violence)
Inmediahk, November 19, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053395

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 01:42

啟動「三步走」 港府明日中午與內地簽合作協議 (SAR government to sign co-location arrangement deal with mainland by midday tomorrow)
Mingpao, November 17, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171117/s00001/1510906560304

Poverty in Hong Kong hits record high, with 1 in 5 people considered poor
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2120366/poverty-hong-kong-hits-7-year-high-one-five-people

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says Beijing committed to city’s semi-autonomy
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2120264/hong-kong-leader-carrie-lam-says-beijing-committed-citys

王振民批評香港有人頭腦像花崗岩 不承認香港回歸現實 (Wang Zhenmin, legal chief of Liaison Office, criticizes Hongkongers of having brains like “granite” and refusing to recognize fact that Hong Kong has retuned to China)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 17, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365385-20171117.htm

Related:
Don't live in the past, embrace the nation, Wang Zhenmin urges
The Standard, November 17, 2017
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking-news.php?id=99704&sid=

劉兆佳稱香港「只識享受一國兩制的權利」 李飛演講為23條「做鋪墊工作」 (Beijing advisor Lau Siu-kai says Hong Kong only knows of enjoying rights of “One Country, Two Systems”, and claims Li Fei’s speech paves way to enactment of Article 23)
Post852, November 17, 2017
http://bit.ly/2jzmeMQ

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Beijing will take action if Hong Kong fails to enact national security law, mainland adviser warns
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2120319/beijing-will-take-action-if-hong-kong-fails-enact-national

不滿楊鳴章「違反社會常態」言論 明愛學生畢業禮包圍抗議 (Unhappy about Bishop of Hong Kong’s comment of “refusing to sing national anthem is against social norms”, students protest after graduation ceremony)
HK01, November 16, 2017
http://bit.ly/2zMkaY2

Related:
“Don’t silence me” – Hong Kong graduates protest free speech issues on campus
Hong Kong Free Press, November 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/16/video-dont-silence-hong-kong-graduates-protest-free-speech-issues-campus/

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 01:42

Chinese copycats of the world’s hottest videogame added “core socialist values”
Quartz, November 16, 2017
https://qz.com/1131079/chinese-copycats-of-video-game-playerunknowns-battlegrounds-pubg-adopted-xi-jinpings-core-socialist-values/

我们家中究竟潜伏了多少“小间谍”?——“黑入”智能家居设备盗卖个人隐私黑灰产业起底 (Investigation: Industry of hacking into smart house appliances and stealing personal information)
Xinhua News Agency, November 16, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/finance/2017-11/16/c_1121963554.htm

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 01:42

China’s propaganda chief warns against “seduction” of Western values
Reuters, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2120330/chinas-propaganda-chief-warns-against-seduction-western

How China’s new anti-graft super body will work, and why calling a lawyer won’t be an option
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2120175/how-chinas-new-anti-graft-super-body-will-work-and-why

Human rights in China under Xi Jinping “worst since Tiananmen crackdown”: Amnesty
Associated Press, November 17, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2120318/human-rights-china-under-xi-jinping-worst-tiananmen

Child abuse scandal at Ctrip daycare in Shanghai continues to make headlines, piss off parents
Shanghaiist, November 17, 2017
http://shanghaiist.com/2017/11/17/ctrip-child-abuse.php

China’s cadres should believe in the party, not “gods and ghosts”, if they want to be promoted
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2120217/chinas-cadres-should-believe-party-not-gods-and-ghosts

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 01:42

China cyber watchdog rejects censorship critics, says Internet must be “orderly”
Voice of America, November 16, 2017
https://www.voanews.com/a/china-internet-freedom/4118187.html

维护学术自由 杨绍政教授向政权说不遭停课 (Defiant Professor Yang Shaozheng defends academic freedom but gets suspended by university)
Radio Free Asia, November 14
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/professor-11142017071055.html

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 01:42

江西明经国案一审开庭,庭审焦点:是否因强拆而引发血案? (Ming Jingguo, peasant who killed local official with hoe for eviction dispute, faces trial in Jiangxi)
The Paper, November 17, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1868369

详解新刑诉法以来宁夏首例“零口供”判死刑案,死刑已执行 (Suspect who gives no testimony executed: first death penalty in Ningxia since new Criminal Procedural Law takes effect)
Ningxia People’s Procuratorate, November 16, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1868041

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 00:42

續噓國歌和派港獨傳單說明什麼? (Booing national anthem and handing out Hong Kong independence flyers, what do they imply?)
Mingpao, November 17, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171117/s00022/1510855520663

抗爭者的平常心 (Those who remain defiant should keep peace of mind)
Inmediahk, November 17, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053372

精英失言成风 社会走向衰败 (Hong Kong society in decline, as elites babbling nonsense becomes common practice)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/commentaries/tym/COM-11162017070510.html

China – a reluctant global power
The Diplomat, November 16, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/china-a-reluctant-global-power/

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 01:41

中国维权律师被逮捕 外界质疑蓄意报复 (Rights lawyer Li Yuhan formally arrested for “picking quarrels and provoking troubles”)
Voice of America, November 16, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/chinese-rights-lawyer-arrested-20171116/4117731.html

哈萨克歌星兄长被捕 广播电台编辑被刑拘已半年 (Xinjiang arrests brother of Kazakh star singer and criminally detains radio news editor for 6 months who receives money from Kazakhstan relative)
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-11152017100809.html

刑满未自由 “广州三君子”之一袁新亭出狱后失联 (Guangzhou-based rights defender Yuan Xinting finishes prison term but remains incommunicado)
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11152017100915.html

880多万人次上最高法失信“黑名单” (Supreme People’s Court: over 8.8 million people blacklisted for poor credit)
Legal Daily, November 15, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/15/content_7387752.htm?node=5954

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 00:41

致李飛──香港人的一場痴夢 (Letter to Li Fei — Hongkongers’ pipe dream)
Apple Daily, November 15, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/realtime/article/20171115/57461834

Hong Kong national anthem law need not look back in anger
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2120102/hong-kong-national-anthem-law-need-not-look-back-anger

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 00:41

“China continues to either disregard or ignore Hong Kong’s rule of law,” says US-China Commission
Hong Kong Free Press, November 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/16/china-continues-either-disregard-ignore-hong-kongs-rule-law-says-us-china-commission/

李飛:須毫不猶豫抵制並反對港獨 (Top Beijing official Li Fei: must resist and fight against Hong Kong independence without any hesitation)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 16, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365151-20171116.htm

Related:
指學生派港獨單張涉違法 梁美芬:學校應處分、市民可報警 (Pro-Beijing lawmaker Priscilla Leung claims students handing out Hong Kong independence flyers breaks laws, urging schools to punish offenders and citizens call police)
Mingpao, November 15, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171115/s00001/1510722091583

李飛稱特區仍未就23條立法 不良影響有目共睹 (Li Fei claims adverse effect of SAR failing to enact Article 23 speaks for itself)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 16, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1365156-20171116.htm

Related:
Absence of national security law created “adverse effects” in Hong Kong, top Beijing official Li Fei says
Hong Kong Free Press, November 16, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/16/absence-national-security-law-created-adverse-effects-hong-kong-top-beijing-official-li-fei-says/

立法會通過一地兩檢議案 民主派:假民意授權 (LegCo passes co-location arrangement and pro-democracy camp calls it “fake mandate”)
Inmediahk, November 15, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053334

Related:
Hong Kong legislature gives approval to begin joint border checkpoint talks despite filibusters
Hong Kong Free Press, November 15, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/15/just-hong-kong-legislature-gives-approval-begin-joint-border-checkpoint-talks-despite-filibusters/

Hong Kong judicial independence is safe, former judge Henry Litton says
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2120085/hong-kong-judicial-independence-safe-former-judge-henry

Related:
沈德咏会见香港大律师公会代表团一行(Supreme People's Court deputy Shen Deyong meets with delegation of Hong Kong Bar Association)
Supreme People’s Court, November 15, 2017
http://www.court.gov.cn/zixun-xiangqing-68722.html

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 00:41

LGBT Chinese describe what it was like being forced into therapy to “cure” their homosexuality
Shanghaiist, November 16, 2017
http://shanghaiist.com/2017/11/16/gay-conversion-therapy-report.php

Related:
人权观察促中国政府禁止同性恋转化治疗 (Human Rights Watch urges Chinese government to stop sexual orientation conversion therapy)
Voice of America, November 15, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/hrw-lgbt-rights-china-20171115/4115768.html

Kindergarten questioned about abuse allegation
China Daily, November 16, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-11/16/content_34593478.htm

Senior China minister says some officials practice sorcery
Reuters, November 16, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-politics-religion/senior-china-minister-says-some-officials-practice-sorcery-idUSKBN1DG0CG

首批中央环保督察:8省区1140人被问责 (First group of environment supervisors sent by central government claims 1,140 people across 8 provinces have been held to account)
Beijing News, November 16, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/16/464475.html

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 00:41

China “worst abuser of Internet freedom” worldwide: Freedom House report
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/internet-11152017132045.html

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 01:39

国际特赦组织:新疆大举拘捕热比娅的亲戚 (Amnesty International says Xinjiang arrests relatives of Uyghur leader Rebiya Kadeer en masse)
Voice of America, November 15, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/uighur-20171114/4115097.html

Related:
Amnesty says China detains 30 relatives of exiled Uyghur leader
Reuters, November 14, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-rights/amnesty-says-china-detains-30-relatives-of-exiled-uighur-leader-idUSKBN1DE18O

王宇律师夫妇将控告当局剥夺儿子出境权 (Rights lawyer couple to sue authority for depriving son’s right to leave China)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-11142017095201.html

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China lawyer Wang Yu's son “depressed” after police halt overseas study trip
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/wangyu-son-11142017181019.html

Chinese songwriter formally arrested for song about late Liu Xiaobo
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/songwriter-arrest-11142017145512.html

余文生就2014年因涉嫌“支持香港占中”被抓捕酷刑,起诉恶警冯盛名、韩超刑讯逼供被驳回案向最高检等部门控告一、二审法官徇私枉法、枉法裁判 (Rights lawyer Yu Wensheng takes 2014 police torture case to the Supreme People's Procuratorate and other departments)
Weiquanwang, November 14, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/2014.html

拒付工人工资 包工头被判刑 (Contractor gets suspended sentence after failed to pay construction workers)
People’s Court Daily, November 14, 2017
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2017-11/14/content_132056.htm?div=-1

司法部住房城乡建设部部署开展律师参与城市管理执法工作 (MOJ branch engages lawyers to enforce urban management laws)
Ministry of Justice, November 14, 2017
http://www.moj.gov.cn/2017/1114/9701.html

最高法审委会会议审议原则通过行政诉讼法解释 (The Judicial Committee of the Supreme People's Court reviews and in principle passes Interpretation of Administrative Procedure Law)
Supreme People’s Court, November 13, 2017
http://www.court.gov.cn/zixun-xiangqing-68352.html

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

How “One Country, Two Systems" is tearing Beijing and Hong Kong further apart
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2119977/how-one-country-two-systems-tearing-beijing-and-hong-kong

Why Xi Jinping needs a stronger Communist Party to achieve his Chinese dream
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2119833/why-xi-jinping-needs-stronger-communist-party-achieve-his

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

李家超不評論羅哲斯被拒入境 稱外國政府無權干預 (Secretary for Security John Lee refuses to comment on Rogers Benedict’s entry ban, claiming foreign government has no right to interfere)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 15, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364948-20171115.htm

“港独”入校计划再启动 学校外派发单张涉20院校 (Groups hand out flyers of Hong Kong independence outside 20 schools)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/gf2-11142017095425.html

Related:
Education Bureau calls for halt to pro-independence activity after flyers distributed outside schools
Hong Kong Free Press, November 15, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/15/education-bureau-calls-halt-pro-independence-activity-flyers-distributed-outside-schools/

50中學安排學生看李飛直播 眾志籲家長寫信拒絕 (Demosisto urges parents to write letters in protest against live broadcast of Beijing official’s speech to 50 secondary schools)
The Standnews, November 14, 2017
https://thestandnews.com/politics/50中學安排學生看李飛直播-眾志籲家長寫信拒絕/

Related:
梁愛詩認為強制中小學教育國歌很正常 (Beijing advisor Elsie Leung says forcing primary and secondary schoolers to learn national anthem is very normal)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 15, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364892-20171115.htm

王志民向建制派宣講:23條未立法值認真思考 (Liaison Office head Wang Zhiming preaches to pro-establishment camp: Article 23 failing to enact worths pondering seriously)
Mingpao, November 14, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171114/s00001/1510654001654

Related:
Don’t worry about anthem, checkpoint sagas - Hong Kong is still autonomous, Beijing insists
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2119928/amid-hong-kong-political-sagas-beijing-says-one-country-two

亞洲足協派人監場足協勸勿噓國歌 球迷少理 (Asian Football Confederation sends staff to stadium and urges fans not to boo national anthem, few comply)
Apple Daily, November 14, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/realtime/article/20171114/57457968

Related:
Defiant Hong Kong football fans boo Chinese national anthem at Asian Cup match against Lebanon
Hong Kong Free Press, November 14, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/14/just-defiant-hong-kong-football-fans-boo-chinese-national-anthem-asian-cup-match-lebanon/

Occupy activists’ appeal against jail terms can proceed, Hong Kong court rules
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2119914/occupy-activists-appeal-against-jail-terms-can-proceed-hong

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

Wuhan rolls out all-in-one ID app
China Daily, November 15, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-11/15/content_34564579.htm

Related:
全国首个智慧城市时空信息云平台建成 (Wuhan sets up China’s first smart city cloud information platform)
National Administration of Surveying, Mapping and Geoinformation, November 14, 2017
http://www.gov.cn/xinwen/2017-11/14/content_5239531.htm

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

China corruption could lead to Soviet-style collapse, graft buster says
Reuters, November 15, 2017
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/china-corruption-could-lead-to-soviet-style-collapse--graft-buster-says-9408282

NGO Human Rights Watch urges Chinese gov’t to put an end to sexual orientation “conversion” therapy
Hong Kong Free Press, November 15, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/15/ngo-human-rights-watch-urges-chinese-govt-put-end-sexual-orientation-conversion-therapy/

10月份中国28座大城市空气质量只有四座达标 (Only 4 of 28 big cities in China meet air quality standard in October)
Radio France Internationale, November 14, 2017
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20171114-10月份中国28座大城市空气质量只有四座达标

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

纽约举行杨天水追思会 (Yang Tianshui’s memorial held in New York City)
Voice of America, November 15, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/yangtianshui-20171114/4115579.html

西安市恒安置业有限公司全体职工:强烈抗议西安曲江管委会暴力拆毁恒安公司店场的强盗行径 (Workers at Xi’an company protest against forced demolition of their store by local government)
Weiqianwang, November 14, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_80.html

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 00:39

《失踪人民共和国》:还原709真相 洞穿"依法治国"妄言 (“The People’s Republic of the Disappeared”, book that tells truth of 709 crackdown and exposes myth of “law-based governance of the country”, is now on-shelf)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yl-11142017114646.html

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:38

Donald Tsang’s downfall is a tragedy, but it’s CY Leung who owes Hongkongers some answers
Hong Kong Free Press, November 14, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/14/donald-tsangs-downfall-tragedy-cy-leung-owes-hongkongers-answers/

Why do Hongkongers boo the Chinese national anthem?
The Diplomat, November 14, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/why-do-hong-kongers-boo-the-chinese-national-anthem/

Related:
管不了靈魂的國歌法 (A National Anthem Law that can’t control souls)
Apple Daily, November 9, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20171109/20208696

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:38

反東北8人獲高院批准上訴 (Eight New Territories development protestors allowed to take cases to Court of Final Appeal)
Inmediahk, November 14, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053311

Applying national anthem law retroactively in Hong Kong is unconstitutional, says former prosecutor
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2119693/applying-national-anthem-law-retroactively-hong-kong

Hong Kong teachers “stop pupils from handing out” pro-independence fliers at school
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2119800/hong-kong-teachers-stop-pupils-handing-out-pro-independence

Related:
教育局:任何港獨主張或活動違反一國兩制及基本法 (Education Bureau says any assertion or activity of Hong Kong independence violates “One Country, Two Systems” and the Basic Law)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 14, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364706-20171114.htm

黃之鋒入稟挑戰監禁3個月或以上者5年內不能參選限制 (Joshua Wong challenges 5-year election ban for those jailed for 3 months or above)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 14, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364721-20171114.htm

Related:
Joshua Wong challenges election ban on “political prisoners”
The Standard, November 14, 2017
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking-news.php?id=99511&sid=4

回應雙學三子案 美眾議院促保港人基本權利 (In response to jailing of student activists, United States House of Representatives urges protection of Hongkongers’ basic rights)
Mingpao, November 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171113/s00001/1510581168229

港民间团体悼杨天水 促释放高智晟等异见人士 (Hong Kong groups mourn Yang Tianshui and press for release of Gao Zhisheng and other dissidents)
Radio Free Asia, November 13, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-11132017104057.html

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:38

Chinese kindergarten “accused of abusing children”
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2119804/chinese-kindergarten-accused-abusing-children

部分政府网站泄露公民隐私信息 专家:应问责相关人员 (Experts say people related should be held to account, as some government websites leak citizen’s private information)
Legal Daily, November 14, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1114/c1001-29644558.html

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:38

Want to escape poverty? Replace pictures of Jesus with Xi Jinping, Christian villagers urged
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2119699/praise-xi-jinping-not-jesus-escape-poverty-christian

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 01:38

維權律師18歲兒子出國遭海關剪護照 因出國有可能危害國家安全 (18-year-old son of rights lawyer banned from leaving China and has passport canceled, as him going abroad could “endanger national security”)
Mingpao, November 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171113/s00004/1510578436362

Related:
The nightmare – an excerpt of lawyer Wang Yu’s account of 709 detention and torture
The People’s Republic of the Disappeared, November 13, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/11/13/the-nightmare-an-excerpt-of-lawyer-wang-yus-account-of-709-detention-and-torture/

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

傘運世代效應 年長者也政治覺醒 (Generational effect of Umbrella Movement: Seniors are awakened politically as well)
Mingpao, November 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171113/s00022/1510501279129

Why Chinese Communist Party’s largest elite body now has a lot of new members but not many young ones
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118939/why-chinese-communist-partys-largest-elite-body-now-has

Hong Kong has the 2022 Gay Games. Life for China’s LGBTI people may improve at last
The Guardian, November 12, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/12/china-lgbt-gay-games-hong-kong-equality

China’s all-powerful leader should heed the lessons from history, former official says
The Washington Post, November 11, 2017
http://wapo.st/2yWkDr6

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

黃之鋒指獄中須裸體蹲地答問題 懲教署長:沒這要求 個別情況可投訴 (Joshwa Wong says inmates are asked to squat and answer questions naked; prison chief denies such demands exist)
Mingpao, November 12, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171112/s00001/1510466413014

Related:
Prison chief denies activist Joshua Wong was told to squat and answer questions naked in jail
Hong Kong Free Press, November 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/13/prison-chief-denies-activist-joshua-wong-told-squat-answer-questions-naked-jail/

梁愛詩:立法會有權在國歌法立法時增設追溯期 (Elsie Leung says LegCo has rights to make National Anthem Law retroactive during legislation)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 12, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364386-20171112.htm

Related:
National anthem law could have retroactive power if large-scale breach occurs, says top Beijing adviser Elsie Leung
Hong Kong Free Press, November 13, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/13/national-anthem-law-retroactive-power-large-scale-breach-occurs-says-top-beijing-adviser-elsie-leung/

支联会圣诞卡寄刘霞冀好好活下去 (HK Alliance sends Christmas cards signed by Hongkongers to Liu Xia asking her to live on well)
Radio Free Asia, November 12, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/cp-11122017110718.html

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

吉林:9至10月查处违反中央八项规定精神问题285起 (Jilin province investigates 285 cases of Party principle violation in September and October)
Central Commission for Discipline Inspection, November 13, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1113/c1001-29641556.html

湖南永州醉酒致休庭法官将被免职并调离法院系统 (Drunk judge who fell asleep on court in Yongzhou, Hunan, removed from judiciary post)
Beijing News, November 12, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/12/463933.html

Related:
地名姓名性别都写错 “7错裁判文书”法官被问责 (Judge held to account for putting wrong names, gender, and addresses on court document)
Xinhua News Agency, November 12, 2017
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/nd/2017-11-12/doc-ifynrsrf4100506.shtml

China faces historic corruption battle
Reuters, November 11, 2017
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/china-faces-historic-corruption-battle-171111071313737.html

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

Release worker representative Fu Tianbo and resume collective bargaining at FAW-Volkswagen
China Labor Bulletin, November 13, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/release-worker-representative-fu-tianbo-and-resume-collective-bargaining-faw-volkswagen

“大陆曹顺利人权团队”上海公民继续上街举牌声援被政治迫害坐牢的唐荆陵袁新亭 (Citizens in Shanghai continue to hold placards on street in support of Tang Jingling and Yuan Xinting)
Weiquanwang, November 10, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_64.html

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

A look inside China's propaganda bureaucracy
Advox, November 12, 2017
https://advox.globalvoices.org/2017/11/12/a-look-inside-chinas-propaganda-bureaucracy/

Surveillance and silence in China’s democracy village
China Digital Times, November 12, 2017
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2017/11/surveillance-silence-chinas-democracy-village/

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 00:36

失蹤多月 官方指高智晟軟禁在家鄉 (Chinese authority confirms Gao Zhisheng is under house arrest in hometown after Gao went reportedly missing months ago)
Mingpao, November 13, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171113/s00013/1510509409569

警察拘留洛阳曾红卫十天,法院判洛阳市公安局洛龙分局赔偿原告损失及抚慰金 (Court in Luoyang, Henan, rules in favor of Zeng Hongwei who was detained for 10 days, and demands local police to compensate)
Weiquanwang, November 12, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_12.html

中国人权律师拟赴港治病遭边检拦截 (Chinese human rights lawyer stopped at border on medical trip to Hong Kong)
Voice of America, November 12, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/Chinese-rights-lawyer-denied-leaving-for-medical-treatment-20171112/4111549.html

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 23:33

Hong Kong youth dream of democracy, fairness and a greener world. So does China
South China Morning Post, November 10, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/2119257/hong-kong-youth-dream-democracy-fairness-and-greener-world

專制獨裁不能壓倒民主自由 (Tyranny and dictatorship can’t overpower democracy and freedom)
Apple Daily, November 9, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20171109/20208690

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 23:33

Democrat James To claims Chief Exec. Carrie Lam wants to turn legislature into rubber stamping body
Hong Kong Free Press, November 10, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/10/democrat-james-claims-chief-exec-carrie-lam-wants-turn-legislature-rubber-stamping-body/

Related:
Hong Kong leader reveals backing for legislature changes, says some rules are backward
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2119152/hong-kong-leader-laments-early-struggles-while-revealing

楊潤雄對「噓國歌」稱痛心 指學校一直有教導學生 (Education head Kevin Yeung feels “heartbroken” as Hong Kong football fans boo national anthem, claiming schools have been teaching students)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 10, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1364087-20171110.htm

港足對巴林友賽前逾20警場外戒備 有球迷噓國歌舉中指大聲叫「去廁所」 (Hong Kong football fans boo national anthem and yell “go to the toilet”, as over 20 police stand-by during friendly match against Bahrain)
Mingpao, November 9, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171109/s00001/1510229418351

Related:
Defiant Hong Kong football fans boo China's national anthem
The Guardian, November 9, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/09/defiant-hong-kong-football-fans-boo-china-national-anthem

“I should have just let them stay,” says former top policeman on trial for alleged assault during Occupy protests
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2119149/windsurfing-typhoon-ex-policeman-accused-assault-says

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 23:33

新疆公安被指奖励协警抓人 两位阿訇被抓六个月无音信 (Xinjiang police reported of rewarding auxiliary force for arresting minorities, and two imans get detained and remain incommunicado for 6 months)
Radio Free Asia, November 9, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-11092017102011.html

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 23:33

国家卫计委:高危孕产妇实行“专案管理” (National Health and Family Planning Commission says it will manage high-risk pregnant women’s cases individually)
Beijing News, November 10, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/09/463589.html

史上最严环保强化督查持续7个月 仍有企业违法排污 (Companies continue to break laws and pollute after strict environmental supervision began 7 months ago)
Legal Daily, November 9, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1110/c1001-29638567.html

国务院办公厅印发《消防安全责任制实施办法》 (State Council General Office issues implementation of fire safety responsibility system)
Xinhua News Agency, November 9, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1109/c1001-29637329.html

Human rights and playing the crowds off the agenda for Trump in China
South China Morning Post, November 9, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy-defence/article/2119182/human-rights-and-playing-crowds-agenda-trump-china

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 23:33

Why Xi Jinping’s (airbrushed) face is plastered all over China
The New York Times, November 9, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/11/09/world/asia/xi-propaganda.html

The death of Chinese independent cinema?
China Film Insider, November 9, 2017
http://chinafilminsider.com/the-death-of-chinese-independent-cinema/

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

中国应建设什么样的婴幼儿童照护体系? (What kind of preschooler care system should China establish)
Financial Times, November 9, 2017
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001074999

Is China bidding farewell to separation of party and government?
The Diplomat, November 8, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/is-china-bidding-farewell-to-separation-of-party-and-government/

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

林鄭月娥:公務員學院將有認識國家課程 (Carrie Lam says there will be courses on getting to know the nation at civil servant academy)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 9, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363797-20171109.htm

楊潤雄:反對議員用「赤化」形容中國歷史和國民教育 (Education head Kevin Young says he is against lawmakers referring to Chinese history and national education as falling under Communist control)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 9, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363848-20171109.htm

社運攝影師辦13+3攝影展 冀港人毋忘抗爭者 (Social movement photographer holds exhibition about jailed activists and hopes Hongkongers not to forget about them)
Inmediahk, November 8, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053217

A Hong Kong mother’s fight for the truth behind girl’s death on mainland China
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2119010/hong-kong-mothers-fight-truth-behind-girls-death-mainland

Hong Kong police told to use new tactics to confront protesters during Occupy, retired officer tells court
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2119008/hong-kong-police-told-use-new-tactics-confront-protesters

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

Xinjiang authorities jail Uyghur “religious extremist” for scolding son for drinking
Radio Free Asia, November 8, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/drinking-11082017154732.html

New guidelines on Uyghur “signs of extremism” issued to Xinjiang authorities
Radio Free Asia, November 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/guidelines-11072017153331.html

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

上海警方通报“携程亲子园虐童事件”:涉案3人被刑拘 (Shanghai police puts three under criminal detention after child abuse scandal breaks out at care center)
Beijing News, November 9, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/09/463535.html

洛阳发生假警察扰村民,警察抓村民不抓假警察 (Villagers in Luoyang, Henan, arrested by police for fighting against fake police)
Weiquanwang, November 9, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_9.html

社会组织信用信息管理办法征求意见,受到限期停止活动处罚列入严重违法失信名单 (Regulation that gives social organization credit ratings to limit their activities and possibly put them on blacklist solicits public opinions)
Legal Daily, November 8, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/08/content_7381761.htm?node=5955

Related:
民政部关于《社会组织信用信息管理办法(征求意见稿)》公开征求意见的通知 (Notice of the Ministry of Civil Affairs on soliciting public opinions for Measures on Administration of Social Organization Credit Information)
Ministry of Civil Affairs, November 8, 2017
http://www.mca.gov.cn/article/zwgk/tzl/201711/20171100006615.shtml

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

上海10多位公民上街举牌悼念民运斗士杨天水 (Over 10 citizens in Shanghai hold placards on street to mourn democracy fighter Yang Tianshui)
Weiquanwang, November 9, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/10.html

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

Donald Trump breaks through China’s “Great Firewall” with first tweet
Hong Kong Free Press, November 9, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/09/donald-trump-breaks-chinas-great-firewall-first-tweet/

China spreads propaganda to U.S. on Facebook, a platform it bans at home
The New York Times, November 8, 2017
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/08/technology/china-facebook.html

王滬寧要求中國記協組織記者堅定不移跟黨走 (Wang Huning, China’s ideology chief, demands journalists to unwaveringly follow the Party during association conference)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 8, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363775-20171108.htm

Related:
“Sing for the new era”: Chinese journalists told to spread the word on Xi Jinping’s ideology
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118958/sing-new-era-chinese-journalists-told-spread-word-xis

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 00:32

Harassment and house arrest in China as Trump has “beyond terrific” time
The Guardian, November 9, 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/09/harassment-house-arrest-china-trump-beyond-terrific-time

Related:
胡佳:川普访华应促刘霞重获自由 (Hu Jia says Trump should press for Liu Xia’s freedom during China visit)
Voice of America, November 8, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/voa-interview-hu-jia-20171108/4106032.html

Chinese dissident writer Yang Tongyan dies on medical parole
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2119006/chinese-dissident-writer-yang-tongyan-dies-medical-parole

律师彭永和遭打压 发出“跳江公告” (Rights lawyer Peng Yonghe releases suicide statement after being persecuted by authority in Shanghai)
Radio Free Asia, November 8, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gf2-11082017094259.html

司法部出台意见 加强“十三五”期间残疾人公共法律服务建设 (Ministry of Justice issues opinions to enhance public legal service for disables during 13th Five-Year Plan)
Legal Daily, November 8, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/08/content_7382066.htm?node=5955

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 00:30

Is China’s belt and road initiative increasing crime and terrorism?
The Diplomat, November 7, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/is-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-increasing-crime-and-terrorism/

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 00:30

Their sons sought a more democratic Hong Kong, and got prison
当他们的儿子为香港的民主被关进监狱
The New York Times, November 8, 2017
EN: https://cn.nytimes.com/hk-taiwan/20171108/hong-kong-umbrella-revolution/en-us/CH: https://cn.nytimes.com/hk-taiwan/20171108/hong-kong-umbrella-revolution/

周永康:香港引入《國歌法》 可見一國兩制平衡正消失 (Alex Chow says balance of “One Country, Two Systems” is disappearing as Hong Kong introduces National Anthem Law)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 8, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/video-gallery.htm?vid=1363610

HKUST “pressures” Umbrella movie organiser to drop democracy figures from screening panel
Hong Kong Free Press, November 8, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/08/hkust-pressures-umbrella-movie-organiser-drop-democracy-figures-screening-panel/

馬斐森:港大為免被孤立 最終聯署10大校長聲明 (Mathieson, head of HKU, says he signed joint statement of 10 university heads to avoid isolation)
Mingpao, November 7, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171107/s00001/1510041766386

Related:
HKU head: I signed anti-Hong Kong independence statement to avoid “isolation” from other universities
Hong Kong Free Press, November 7, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/07/hku-head-i-signed-anti-hong-kong-independence-statement-avoid-isolation-universities/

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 00:30

China’s human rights record won’t be on Donald Trump’s agenda, activists fear
South China Morning Post, November 8, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118753/chinas-human-rights-record-wont-be-trumps-agenda

Related:
Rights groups urge trump to address China’s human rights violations
Voice of America, November 7, 2017
https://www.voanews.com/a/rights-groups-urge-trump-to-address-china-human-rights-violations/4104407.html

监察六类人群 四种情形可留置——监察法草案看点盘点 (National Supervision Law monitors 6 groups of people and could detain them under 4 circumstances)
Xinhua News Agency, November 7, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2017-11/07/c_1121920119.htm

Related:
People's Republic of China Supervision Law (draft)
China Law Translate, November 6, 2017
http://bit.ly/2zkhMrx

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 00:30

特朗普訪華前夕 多名北京維權人士失去自由 (Many rights defenders in Beijing loose freedom before Trump visit)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 8, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363679-20171108.htm

遭中共当局迫害的江苏著名政治犯杨天水先生已经去世 (Political prisoner Yang Tianshui, aka Yang Tongyan, died at 56)
Weiquanwang, November 7, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_90.html

“民生观察”网编丁灵杰被捕逾37天 家人仍未获通知 (Ding Lingjie, editor of msguancha.com, arrested for 37 days as family receives no notifications)
Radio Free Asia, November 7, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf1-11072017100808.html

广东高院在全国首推家事调查员制度 第一批46名省级家事调查员受聘上岗 (Guangdong High Court hires first group of 46 provincial-level domestic affair investigators)
Legal Daily, November 7, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/07/content_7380437.htm?node=5955

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:29

闖入公民廣場案 終院批准三子上訴許可 (Court of Final Appeal allows student leaders to appeal sentence)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 7, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363414-20171107.htm?spTabChangeable=0

Related:
Hong Kong democracy activists win last chance to appeal jail terms in highest court
Reuters, November 7, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-politics/hong-kong-democracy-activists-win-last-chance-to-appeal-jail-terms-in-highest-court-idUSKBN1D70C5?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

黃之鋒感謝聯合國人權理事會發聲明 反映國際社會關注 (Joshua Wong thanks UN human rights experts for releasing statement and says International community is paying attention to HK democracy)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 7, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363456-20171107.htm?spTabChangeable=0

Related:
UN experts urge Hong Kong high court to uphold international human rights law in activists’ cases
Human Rights in China, November 6, 2017
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/statement/un-experts-urge-hong-kong-high-court-uphold-international-human-rights-law

林鄭月娥:國歌法立法本年度提交立會 冀盡快完成 (Carrie Lam says local legislation of National Anthem Law will be presented to LegCo before year end and expects to finish process as soon as possible)
Radio Televison Hong Kong, November 7, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1363412-20171107.htm?spTabChangeable=0

梁振英:以國家名義殺人不犯法 指名字有「國」或「華」證港人盼民族復興 (CY Leung says killing under name of State doesn’t break laws and expects Chinese national rejuvenation)
Mingpao, November 7, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171107/s00001/1510013514283

Related:
Ex-chief exec. CY Leung says young Hongkongers have incorrect understanding of ‘country’
Hong Kong Free Press, November 7, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/07/ex-chief-exec-cy-leung-says-young-hongkongers-have-incorrect-understanding-of-country/

人大常委任內為港人爭取了什麼? 范太:答不到,做完就不記得 (Rita Fan, NPC Hong Kong delegate, says she couldn’t remember what she has fought for Hongkongers during her tenure)
Mingpao, November 7, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171107/s00001/1510022212110

Court rejects appeal application from citizen seeking to disqualify two more pro-democracy lawmakers
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/06/court-rejects-appeal-application-citizen-seeking-disqualify-two-pro-democracy-lawmakers/

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:29

China's former top graft-buster warns of plots to seize power
Reuters, November 7, 2017
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption/chinas-former-top-graft-buster-warns-of-plots-to-seize-power-idUSKBN1D70HR

石家庄 企业超排4次停产整治 (Shijiazhuang, Hebei, halts business operations caught failing to meet pollution standards for the fourth time)
People’s Daily, November 7, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1107/c1001-29630416.html

国家监察委定性“政治机关” 分析指地位至高党政合一 (National Supervision Committee identified as “political organ” and have supreme status)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/yf2-11062017094754.html

China won’t allow a Mao-style cult of personality around Xi, says top Communist Party academic
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118671/china-wont-allow-mao-style-cult-personality-around-xi

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:29

蒙冤警察郭少坤致共和国各级政府负责人的公开申诉信 (Disabled police officer writes open letter demanding fair compensation and treatment)
Weiquanwang, November 7, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_20.html

维权律师李昱函失联1个月 逾80律师公民联署要求放人 (Over 80 lawyers and citizens write open letter demanding release of rights lawyer Li Yuhan who went incommunicado one month ago)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gf2-11062017095333.html

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:29

Second volume of Xi's book on governance published
Xinhua News Agency, November 7, 2017
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2017-11/07/content_34224491.htm

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 00:29

11名维族和哈族涉“恐与极端宗教”被刑拘 (11 Uyghur and Kazakh minorities criminally detained for involvement in “terrorism and religious extremism”)
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-11062017094231.html

Detained Sichuan rights activist in stark warning to police after beatings
黄琦:强迫我认罪,你们只能得到一具尸体
Radio Free Asia, November 6, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/beatings-11062017110629.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-11062017094421.html

制定看守所法、修改警察法被建议列入下届人大常委会立法规划 (Legislation of Detention Center Law and Amendment of Police Law planned for next NPC meeting)
The Paper, November 5, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1850782

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 23:27

「全面管治權」提法有違一國兩制初衷 (“Comprehensive control” contradicts original intention of “One Country, Two Systems”)
Mingpao, November 6, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171106/s00022/1509885273806

Why former Chinese soldiers are skeptical about president’s promise of better treatment
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2117765/why-former-chinese-soldiers-are-sceptical-about

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 23:27

Hong Kong Federation of Students launches HK$1m fund to assist prosecuted pro-democracy protesters
Hong Kong Free Press, November 6, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/06/hong-kong-federation-students-launches-hk1m-fund-assist-prosecuted-pro-democracy-protesters/

Hong Kong prosecutors decide against third trial for former leader Donald Tsang over bribery charge
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2118559/hong-kong-prosecutors-decide-against-third-trial-former

《國歌法》本地立法後 康文署等部門執法 (Leisure and Cultural Services Department amongst law enforcement bodies after local legislation of National Anthem Law)
Sing Tao Daily, November 6, 2017
http://std.stheadline.com/daily/news-content.php?id=1692918&target=2

Related:
Hongkongers will not be arrested for refusing to stand for national anthem, government adviser says
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2118503/hongkongers-will-not-be-arrested-refusing-stand-national

Former Hong Kong professor sold flat and car to fund legal case against Chinese University
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2118488/former-hong-kong-professor-sold-flat-and-car-fund-legal

More Hongkongers now living below poverty line, labor and welfare chief says
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2118491/more-hongkongers-now-living-below-poverty-line-labour-and

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 23:27

国家监察体制改革试点取得实效 (Pilot reform of National Supervision System bears fruit)
People’s Daily, November 6, 2017
http://politics.people.com.cn/n1/2017/1106/c1001-29627809.html

Related:
China to expand corruption supervision pilot scheme nationwide: Xinhua
Reuters, November 5, 2017
https://www.yahoo.com/news/china-expand-corruption-supervision-pilot-scheme-nationwide-xinhua-050017502.html

China may grasp climate leadership at UN talks with Trump pulling out
Voice of America, November 5, 2017
https://www.voanews.com/a/china-climate-leadership-un-talks/4101414.html

Related:
How China – the world’s biggest polluter – won the praise of green groups
South China Morning Post, November 6, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2118534/how-china-worlds-biggest-polluter-won-praise-green

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 23:27

Workers fight for their livelihoods as pressure builds on China’s retail sector
China Labor Bulletin, November 3, 2017
http://www.clb.org.hk/content/workers-fight-their-livelihoods-pressure-builds-china%E2%80%99s-retail-sector

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 23:27

旧金山华人追思刘晓波:刘晓波是上帝赐给汉语世界的自由魂 (Chinese in San Francisco mourn Liu Xiaobo and call him free spirit that God bestows upon Chinese-speaking society)
Radio Free Asia, November 5, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-11052017114753.html

中国六四天网创办人黄琦看守所遭虐待 (Huang Qi, founder of 64tianwang.com, abused in detention center)
Voice of America, November 5, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/chinese-activist-abused-in-detention-center-20171105/4101377.html

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:24

歷史其實就是政治問題 (History is in fact political issue)
Mingpao, November 3, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171103/s00022/1509627710026

The future of particle physics will live and die in China
Foreign Policy, November 3, 2017
http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/11/02/the-future-of-particle-physics-will-live-and-die-in-china/

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:24

林鄭月娥再指非建制派議員「無所不用其極」拖延辯論 (Carrie Lam criticizes lawmakers who are not in pro-establishment camp for being “completely unscrupulous” to delay debate on co-location arrangement)
Radio Television Hong Kong, November 3, 2017
http://news.rthk.hk/rthk/ch/component/k2/1362829-20171103.htm?spTabChangeable=0

Legco debate on joint rail checkpoint adjourned after meeting descends into chaos
South China Morning Post, November 3, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2118197/legco-debate-joint-rail-checkpoint-adjourned-after-meeting

Basic Law Committee chair: Hongkongers will need to stand up when national anthem plays at racecourse
Hong Kong Free Press, November 2, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/02/basic-law-committee-chair-hongkongers-will-need-stand-national-anthem-plays-racecourse/

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:24

河南:烟花爆竹生产企业全部退出本省 (Henan forces all firework factories out of province)
The Paper, November 3, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1848739

5年来从120多个国家和地区缉捕逃犯3317名 (3,317 fugitives hunted down from over 120 countries and regions during past 5 years)
Legal Daily, November 2, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-11/02/content_7376518.htm?node=5955

How the panda became China’s diplomatic weapon of choice
Financial Times, November 2, 2017
https://www.ft.com/content/8a04a532-be92-11e7-9836-b25f8adaa111

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:24

People with hypertension barred from jobs in China's civil service: Lawyers
中国律师联署 呼吁停止歧视两亿高血压患者
Radio Free Asia, November 2, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/hypertension-jobs-11022017151825.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/ql1-11022017103716.html

上海公民近日上街举牌为唐荆陵、袁新亭呐喊 (Citizens in Shanghai hold placards on street in support of human rights defender Tang Jingling and Yuan Xinting)
Weiquanwang, November 2, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/11/blog-post_40.html

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 01:24

打压不断 文东海或被吊销律师执照 (709 defense counsel Wen Donghai feared of getting practicing license revoked as crackdown continues)
Radio Free Asia, November 2, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11022017104038.html

Prominent international writers ask China to release widow of Nobel winner
Washington Post, November 2, 2017
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/prominent-international-writers-ask-china-to-release-widow-of-nobel-winner/2017/11/02/9c44017a-be42-11e7-9294-705f80164f6e_story.html

落实人身安全保护令 预防和制止家庭暴力——天津河西区法院关于人身安全保护令案件的调研报告 (Tianjin Hexi District Court publishes survey report on personal security protection order of Anti-domestic Violence Law)
People’s Court Daily, November 2, 2017
http://rmfyb.chinacourt.org/paper/html/2017-11/02/content_131595.htm?div=-1

湖北公安厅决定命名法制警长:专职监督公安民警执法活动 (Hubei Public Security Department names legal sheriff to monitor law enforcement of police)
The Paper, November 2, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1847917

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

被淪為洗腦工具的中史教育 (Chinese history education that turned into brainwashing tool)
Standnews, November 2, 2017
http://bit.ly/2z6U95O

As Trump visits Asia, Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong warns business is eclipsing rights
Time, November 1, 2017
http://time.com/5004982/joshua-wong-donald-trump-china/

How are U.S.-China cyber relations progressing?
The Diplomat, November 1, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/how-are-us-china-cyber-relations-progressing/

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

Hongkongers who boo national anthem could be charged even before local law is passed, Exco member warns
South China Morning Post, November 2, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2118075/hongkongers-who-boo-national-anthem-could-be-charged-even

理大調查:七成中學生不信內地政府 協理副校長指港生認知不足 「應多去看看」 (PolyU survey finds 70% secondary school students don’t trust mainland government)
Mingpao, November 2, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171102/s00001/1509599783044

立法會辯論一地兩檢 關注組集會 羅冠聰籲港人勿放棄 (Concern group protests against co-location arrangement and Nathan Law asks Hongkongers not to give up)
Inmediahk, November 1, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053063

Related:
Mainland border checkpoint motion on verge of moving forward as Hong Kong opposition runs out of filibuster options
South China Morning Post, November 1, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2118019/mainland-border-checkpoint-motion-verge-moving-forward-hong

稱社民連不滅「同共產黨鬥長命」(Avery Ng says League of Social Democrats won’t vanish and he will outlive CPC)
Apple Daily, November 1, 2017
https://hk.news.appledaily.com/local/daily/article/20171101/20200892

Hong Kong’s autonomous status has significantly deteriorated, UK think tank says
Hong Kong Free Press, November 1, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/11/01/hong-kongs-autonomous-status-significantly-deteriorated-uk-think-tank-says/

Nathan Law felt his “life was under grave threat” in Hong Kong airport attack by pro-China mob
South China Morning Post, November 1, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/law-crime/article/2117960/nathan-law-felt-his-life-was-under-grave-threat-hong-kong

Don't dwell on “one or two events”, Hong Kong education chief says on why Tiananmen crackdown not in Chinese history plan
South China Morning Post, October 31, 2017
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2117792/hong-kong-education-chief-urges-against-dwelling-one-or-two

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

山西将把违法违规煤矿负责人纳入“黑名单”管理 (Shanxi to blacklist bosses of illegal mines)
Xinhua News Agency, November 1, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2017-11/01/c_1121890242.htm

陕西取缔一网瘾治疗机构:非法办学存极大安全隐患 (Shaanxi outlaws Internet addiction treatment center because of huge safety concerns)
Beijing News, November 1, 2017
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2017/11/01/462459.html

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

台湾公民团体持续关注中国维权律师处境 (Civil society groups in Taiwan continue to pay attention to human rights lawyers in China)
Voice of America, November 1, 2017
https://www.voachinese.com/a/news-taiwan-keep-eyeing-on-china-human-rights-lawyer-window-20171101/4095223.html

Political prisoner’s wife beaten by relatives who asked her to leave husband
China Change, November 1, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/11/01/political-prisoners-wife-beaten-by-relatives-who-asked-her-to-leave-husband/

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

Headlines from China: “Have a Nice Day” passes Chinese censorship with “slight adjustments”
China Film Insider, November 1, 2017
http://chinafilminsider.com/headlines-from-china-have-a-nice-day-passes-china-censorship/

China clamps down on news content providers in private sector
Radio Free Asia, November 1, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/content-controls-11012017132143.html

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 02:22

China's mass detention of Xinjiang's ethnic minorities shows no sign of let-up
新疆逾20哈族人因与哈国议员合影被捕
Radio Free Asia, November 1, 2017
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/detention-11012017120255.htmlCH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql2-11012017101811.html

侮辱国歌情节严重,最高可判3年 (Serious disrespect to national anthem punishable by up to 3 years in jail)
National People’s Congress, November 1, 2017
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/lfgz/2017-11/01/content_2030240.htm

最高人民检察院关于人民检察院全面深化司法改革情况的报告 (Supreme People's Procuratorate reports to NPCSC on comprehensively deepening judicial reform on People’s Procuratorate)
National People’s Congress, November 1, 2017
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/2017-11/01/content_2030494.htm

最高人民法院关于人民法院全面深化司法改革情况的报告 (Supreme People's Court reports to NPCSC on comprehensively deepening judicial reform on People’s Court)
National People’s Congress, November 1, 2017
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/2017-11/01/content_2030821.htm

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

「一帶一路」移植中國式勞資糾紛往海外 (“One Belt One Road” brings Chinese-style labor disputes overseas)
Inmediahk, November 1, 2017
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1053056

「從小聽黨話,永遠跟黨走」? (“Obeying party since childhood and following party’s footsteps forever”?)
Mingpao, November 1, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20171101/s00022/1509456107572

香港法律改革委員會前主席:中國削弱香港法治;英國袖手旁觀 (Prof. Carol Jones: UK Unwilling to tackle China when it breaches Joint Declaration)
Local Press, October 31, 2017
http://www.localpresshk.com/2017/10/prof-carol-jones-uk-unwilling-to-tackle-china-when-it-contravenes-joint-declaration/

官方统计删除生育率关键数据有害无益 (Government censoring critical statistic of birth rate does harm not good)
Caixin, October 30, 2017
http://opinion.caixin.com/2017-10-30/101162781.html

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

英國智庫國會發表報告 批香港人權司法皆倒退 (British think tank releases report saying human rights and rule of law in Hong Kong deteriorating)
Apple Daily, November 1, 2017
https://tw.appledaily.com/new/realtime/20171101/1232652

Related:
Hong Kong After 20 Years: the Rollback of Civil, Human, and Legal Rights
Henry Jackson Society, October 31, 2017
http://henryjacksonsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Hong-Kong-20-years.pdf

Hong Kong in Xi Jinping’s “new era”
The Diplomat, November 1, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/hong-kong-in-xi-jinpings-new-era/

雙子有懼 不渴求做救世主,促反思英雄主義 (Joshua Wong and Alex Chow not earnest to become savior and call for reflection on heroism)
Mingpao, October 31, 2017
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20171031/s00002/1509386524882

Hong Kong democrat Avery Ng found guilty of “attacking” ex-leader CY Leung with fish sandwich
Hong Kong Free Press, October 31, 2017
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/10/31/hong-kong-democrat-averg-ng-found-guilty-attacking-ex-leader-cy-leung-fish-sandwich/

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

习近平会见清华大学经济管理学院顾问委员会海外委员和中方企业家委员 (Xi Jinping meets with foreign and Chinese entrepreneurs on advisory board of Tsinghua School of Economics and Management)
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2017
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2017-10/30/c_1121879572.htm

Related:
Apple's Cook, Facebook's Zuckerberg meet China's Xi in Beijing
Reuters, October 30, 2017
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tech/apples-cook-facebooks-zuckerberg-meet-chinas-xi-in-beijing-idUSKBN1CZ1NP

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

11月新规②|广东律师会见不受次数限制,宁夏重罚扬尘污染 (New regulations in November: Guangdong lawyers allowed unlimited number of meetings with clients; Ningxia heavily punishes dust-related pollution)
The Paper, October 31, 2017
http://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_1843551

The CPC vows to “lead everything” once again
The Diplomat, October 28, 2017
https://thediplomat.com/2017/10/the-ccp-vows-to-lead-everything-once-again/

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

Outcry as latest global publisher bows to China censors
施普林格•自然集团向中国审查制度低头
Financial Times, November 1, 2017
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/2d195ffc-be2e-11e7-b8a3-38a6e068f464CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001074891

China's universities, officials rush to join personality cult around president
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/xijinping-cult-10312017143142.html

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 01:20

“709案”代理律师李昱函被刑事拘留 (709 lawyer’s defense counsel Li Yuhan criminally detained)
Weiquanwang, October 31, 2017
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2017/10/709_31.html

Related:
61-year old human rights lawyer criminally detained in Shenyang
China Change, October 31, 2017
https://chinachange.org/2017/10/31/60-year-old-human-rights-lawyer-criminally-detained-in-shenyang/

Uyghur “political criminals” jailed without trial in Xinjiang’s Kashgar prefecture
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/trials-10312017151531.html

刑事案件律师辩护全覆盖?李静林律师:完全做秀 (Lawyer Li Jinglin on full coverage of lawyers defending criminal cases: totally a show)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2017
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-10312017105119.html

全国律师行业党委成立 一万六千余家律所已建立党组织 (National Legal Profession Party Committee established, as over 16,000 law firms set up internal party organizations)
Legal Daily, October 31, 2017
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2017-10/31/content_7373796.htm

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