Wednesday, November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009

Bilateral Ties

加外交部长披露哈珀访华主要议题 (Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Announces Primary Topics for Discussion for Harper's December Visit)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2009

Death Penalty
China Executes Two for Tainted Milk Scandal
Reuters (via Yahoo! News), November 25, 2009

In China, an Easy Route to Academic Glory
Asia Times Online, November 25, 2009

China Farmers Face Climate Woes
Financial Times, November 25, 2009

Sex Change Rules Mended
Global Times, November 23, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
李国谅因“传播虚假恐怖信息罪”受审 (Housing Rights Defender Stands Trial for "Propagating False Terrorism Information")
Radio France Internationale, November 25, 2009

Internet Censorship
China to Wipe Out Unlicensed Video Websites: Official
Xinhua News Agency, November 24, 2009

中国网络媒体表示将加强网络安全 (Chinese Online Media Indicate Intention to Increase Online Safety Measures)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2009

Police Admit Torturing Student for Confession before His Death
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2009

Protests and Petitions
佛山失地农民阻施工案开庭 近百农民声援 (Court Hearing Land Dispute Case Involving Hundred Landless Peasants in Guangdong)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2009

不断有访民被关北京黑监狱 (Petitioners Continue to Be Detained in Beijing's Black Jails)
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2009

Public Health
UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China
The Canadian Press, November 24, 2009

民間輿論壓力大 中共高層屈服 民族團結柱搬離天安門 (Pillars Representing China's "Ethnicities" to Be Moved from Tiananmen Square following Public Pressure)
Apple Daily, November 25, 2009