Monday, July 27, 2009

July 25-27, 2009

Uncle Ji and the Scandal that Rocked a Chinese Province
Sydney Morning Herald, July 25, 2009

Death Penalty
China Drunken Driver Who Killed 4 to Get Death
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), July 24, 2009

6 Die, 12 Hurt in Bridge Collapse near Epicentre of Sichuan Quake
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2009

U.N. Chief Urges China to Combat Climate Change
China Post, July 24, 2009

Land Policy
湖北十堰18住户深夜遇强拆被赶出家门湖北十堰18住户深夜遇强拆被赶出家门 (18 Hubei Residents Forced from Their Homes at Night So Homes Could Be Torn Down)
Chutian Metropolis Daily, July 25, 2009

北京一中院规定轻微刑事案获谅解可轻判 (Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court: Lighter Sentence Could Be Imposed upon Settlement with Victim)
The Beijing News (via Net Ease), July 25, 2009

国务院法制办就修改工伤保险条例公开征求意见 (State Council Seeks Public Opinion on Amendment to the Regulations on Work-related Injury Insurance)
Xinhua News Agency, July 24, 2009
Related information:
《国务院关于修改<工伤保险条例>的决定(征求意见稿)》征求意见 (Soliciting Opinions on the "Decision of the State Council to Amend the 'Regulations on Work-related Injury Insurance' [Draft for Consultation]")
Office of Legislative Affairs of State Council, July 24, 2009

Related news:
State Council: Traffic Accidents On Commute Not Work-related
China Daily, July 24, 2009
Protests and Petitions
Thousands of China Steel Workers Clash with Police
Reuters (via Yahoo! News), July 26, 2009
Related news:
Manager Killed in Plant Riot
China Daily, July 27, 2009
3,000 Villagers Protest in Eastern China
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), July 26, 2009

湖南省沅陵县城管打人引发大规模群体事件 (Hunan Urban Management Personnel Beating Inflicts Mass Protest)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2009

执行信访案件居高不下 最高法出台意见力克顽疾 (Carrying Out Petitioning Cases at the Higher Level -- the SPC Issues Opinions to "Overcomes the Chronic Disease" )
Legal Daily, July 27, 2009
Related information:
关于进一步加强和规范执行工作的若干意见 (Several Opinions on Further Strengthening and Standardizing Executive Work)
Supreme People's Court, July 17, 2009
Lawyer Backing Dead Cook's Family
China Daily, July 27, 2009

新疆骚乱前学者预警被拒 集中律师配合快捕快审 (Scholars Deny Warning before XUAR Unrest, Lawyers Gathered for "Speedy Arrest and Trial")
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2009