Friday, March 31, 2006

March 31, 2006

News

Death Penalty
China to 'Kill Fewer, Kill Carefully'
Asia Times Online, March 31, 2006
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/HC31Ad01.html

湖北:五类刑案慎用或不用死刑立即执行” (Five Types of Criminal Convictions May Not Lead to Death Penalty with Immediate Execution, Say Hubei Courts)
Xinhuanet, March 31, 2006
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2006-03/31/content_4367
576.htm


收回死刑复核权带动刑事司法全局变革 (Returning the Power to Review Death Penalty Cases to the Supreme Court Will Bring About Comprehensive Legal Reforms)
Nanfang Weekend, March 30, 2006
http://www.nanfangdaily.com.cn/zm/20060330/xw/fz/2006
03300011.asp


完善死刑复核程序被告人辩护权保障机制的构想 (Changes in Procedure for Reviewing Death Penalty Cases Will Allow Convicts to Defend Themselves Before the Review Panel)
Legal Daily, March 30, 2006
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/bm/2006-03/30/content_
291067.htm


最高法选调死刑复核官进京 4月掌死刑复核权 (Supreme Court Selects Judges to Sit on Death Penalty Review Panels to Begin in April)
EastDay.com, March 30, 2006
http://news.eastday.com/eastday/node81741/node81762/
node126731/userobject1ai1948963.html
8963.html

检察机关不应介入死刑复核程序 (Procuratorial Organs Should Not Intervene in Review of Death Penalty Cases)
Legal Daily, March 30, 2006
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/bm/2006-03/30/content_
291064.htm


Education
Shenzhen to Retain Temporary Teachers
SCMP, March 31, 2006
http://china.scmp.com/chitoday/ZZZ2VIJ1DLE.html

Environment
Collapses Found at Yangtze River banks
China Daily, March 31, 2006
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-03/31/content
_556838.htm


Gender - Domestic Violence
河南新法规:家暴受害者求救 警察须迅速出警 (New Regulation in Henan Province Requires Police to Provide Immediate Assistance to Victims of Domestic Violence)
Xinhuanet, March 31, 2006
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2006-03/31/content
_4367028.htm



Human Rights Defenders - Rights Defender Wang Bingzhang (王炳章)
来稿:敦促中国政府批准王炳章参加父亲葬礼的紧急呼吁 (China Urged to Allow Jailed Dissident Wang Bingzhang to Attend Father's Funeral in Canada)
Chinesenewsnet.com, March 30, 2006
http://www1.chinesenewsnet.com/gb/MainNews/Opinion/
2006_3_30_20_15_16_223.html
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Labor
More Evacuations as Bid to Plug Gas Leak Fails
SCMP, March 31, 2006
http://china.scmp.com/chimain/ZZZ1K8J1DLE.html

劳动合同法草案的三点缺憾 (Three Major Weaknesses in Draft Law on Labor Contracts)
China Youth Daily, March 31, 2006
http://zqb.cyol.com/content/2006-03/31/content_1348394.htm

Media - Censorship / Press Freedom - Wu Hao (吴皓)
China Says Filmmaker 'Committed Crime'
AP( via YahooNews), March 31, 2006
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060331/ap_on_re_as/china
_missing_filmmaker_3;_ylt=AiRYHslO2t8Tn77OGxDFJ2FPz
WQA;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl
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YHslO2t8Tn77OGxDFJ2FPzWQA;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW
9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl


北京公安拒绝对家人披露吴皓犯了什么罪 (Beijing Public Security Bureau Refuses to Disclose Charges Against Filmmaker Wu Hao to Family)
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2006
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/shenrubaodao/2006/03/30/wu/

Media - Censorship / Press Freedom
国际新闻学会批评中国压制互联网自由 (International Press Institute Criticizes China for Internet Censorship in Annual Report)
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2006
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/shenrubaodao/2006/03/30/
hulianwang/


Rolling Stone Silenced in China
Los Angeles Times, March 30, 2006
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-stone
30mar30,1,439554.story?coll=la-headlines-world
stone30mar
30,1,439554.story?coll=la-headlines-world


Media - Internet Censorship
中国限制网络新闻规定被批违宪 (Media Censorship in China Criticized as Being Unconstitutional)
Voice of America, March 29, 2006
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/w2006-03-29-voa56.cfm

Migrant Workers - Abuses
Beaten Slave Workers Freed from Brick Pit
SCMP, March 31, 2006
http://china.scmp.com/chimain/ZZZ0UIJ1DLE.html

Multilateral - UN
联合国人权委员会调查中国苏家屯集中营传言 (UN Human Rights Committee to Investigate Concentration Camp in Shenyang Said to Be Selling Falun Gong Practitioners' Organs)
Chinesenewsnet.com, March 31, 2006
http://www1.chinesenewsnet.com/gb/MainNews/SinoNews/
Mainland/cna_2006_03_30_21_00_21_242.html
21_00_21
_242.html


中国使用酷刑的现象仍很普遍” ("Torture is Very Still Common in China", Says UN Special Rapporteur on Torture)
BBC, March 30, 2006
http://news.bbc.co.uk/chinese/trad/hi/newsid_4860000/newsid
_4862800/4862862.stm


Olympics
Olympic-sized Debate on China
CNN, March 30, 2006
http://edition.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/asiapcf/03/30/china.
olympics.liberties.ap/index.html?section=cnn_latest
?section=
cnn_latest


Protests and Petitions
佛山过百村民政府外静坐 强征地维权代表被劳教 (Hundreds of Foshan Villagers Stage Sit-in Protest Against Illegal Land Grab and Sentencing of Fellow Protestor)
Radio Free Asia, March 30, 2006
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/shenrubaodao/2006/03/30/
foshan1/


Public Health - HIV-AIDS/STDs
China's Human Trial of AIDS Vaccine Proceeding Well
Xinhuanet, March 30, 2006
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-03/30/content_
4365658.htm


Religion
Compromise Likely Over China Bishop Postings
Financial Times, March 31, 2006
http://news.ft.com/cms/s/597ad6d8-c053-11da-939f-00007
79e2340.html


Tibet
人权观察关注四川省被关押藏人 (Rights Group Expresses Concerns on Detention of Five Tibetans in Sichuan Province)
Voice of America, March 30, 2006
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/w2006-03-30-voa51.cfm


North Korea – Refugees
White House Condemns China Treatment of North Korean Asylum Seeker
AFP (via YahooNews), March 31, 2006
http://asia.news.yahoo.com/060331/afp/060331024429
asiapacificnews.html


多维详讯:中国遣返朝鲜女难民美表严重关注 (US Concerned About Beijing's Repatriation of North Korean Refugee)
Chinesenewsnet.com, March 30, 2006
http://www1.chinesenewsnet.com/gb/MainNews/Topics/
2006_3_30_19_14_39_364.ht
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