Monday, June 15, 2009

June 15, 2009

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Human Rights Defenders -- Li Subin , 李苏滨 司法当局拒发维权律师李苏滨执照 (Authorities Refuse to Issue License to Human Rights Lawyer Li Subin) Voice of America (via Voice of America), June 13, 2009

After the Beijing Judicial Bureau failed to issue him a lawyer’s license, on June 11 Chinese rights defense lawyer Li Subin(李苏滨)filed a complaint alleging that the authorities violated the law by failing to carry out their duty to transfer his license.

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Rights Defense Lawyer Li Subin Sues Beijing and Henan Judicial Authorities
Human Rights in China, June 12, 2009


Public Health
药监局曝光8家网上黑药店 (Drug Supervisory Bureau Exposes 8 Illegal Online Pharmacies)
Net Ease, June 14, 2009

Storm Kills 14 in China, Thousands Homeless: Govt
Agence France Presse, June 15, 2009

所有国家机关和政府机构网站明年须实现对外公开 (All Government Websites Must Open to Public Next Year)
Net Ease, June 14, 2009

Protests and Petitions
Drivers Stage Sit-in in License Protest
ShanghaiDaily, June 15, 2009

北京访民堵路与警对峙 直升机高空监视 (Watched from Helicopter, Beijing Petitioners Block Road, Face Off with Police)
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2009

沈阳大学设信访专业 信访工作能否依法仍是疑问 (Shenyang University Establishes Major in Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, June 13, 2009

武汉访民被送精神病院遭摧残内幕 (Wuhan Petitioners Sent to Mental Hospital)
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2009

Chinese Policeman Gets Life for Beating Death
AP (via YahooNews (China)), June 12, 2009

人大经委副主任朱志刚涉贪腐案遭双开 (Vice-Director of Economic Commission Punished for Corruption)
Radio France Internationale, June 12, 2009

China Environmental Watchdog Halts Dam Projects
AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE (via YahooNews (China)), June 12, 2009

汉14个饮用水源地附近被污染 (14 Drinking Water Sources in Wuhan Near Polluted Grounds)
Net Ease, June 13, 2009

Google, Oracle urge U.S. to oppose censorship
Bloomberg (via China Post), June 15, 2009

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Calif. Firm Says Anti-Porn Software Using Stolen Code
AP (via China Post), June 15, 2009

Glitches Seen in China's Web Filtering Software
Agence France Presse (via South China Morning Post), June 15, 2009

Legality of China Web Filter Is Challenged
Wall Street Journal (Asia), June 15, 2009
浙江:3起网络造谣案始作俑者被处罚 (3 Punished for "Spreading Rumors" Online)
Net Ease, June 12, 2009

First 'Gay Pride' Festival Closes, Marred by Official Cancellations
Reuters (via YahooNews (China)), June 15, 2009

Workplace Inequality Widespread in China
Shanhai Daily, June 15, 2009

浙江将网友建议首次写入地方性法规 (Netizen's Recommendations Written into Local Law)
Net Ease, June 15, 2009