Friday, December 30, 2011

Civil Society

Charity Transparency Worries Public
Shanghai Daily, December 30, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=491343

Gender

Worries over IDs to Buy Pills
China Daily, December 30, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/30/content_14355737.htm

Disasters

Victims' Families, Locals Question Discrepancies
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=850c680bf8a84310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights

外交部:中方一贯反对在人权问题实施双重标准 (MFA: China Has Always Opposed Double Standards on Human Rights)
China News Service, December 29, 2011
http://gb.cri.cn/27824/2011/12/29/5187s3501899.htm

Human Rights Defenders

U.S.-trained Chinese Official Seen behind Blind Activist's
Reuters, December 30, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/30/us-china-official-idUSTRE7BT06W20111230

維權女律師 擔架上吸氧受審 (Rights Advocate Ni Yulan Tried from a Stretcher)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2535032/1.html
Related information:
No Verdict Issued in Ni Yulan’s Case
倪玉兰案庭审未作判决
Human Rights in China, December 29, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5748
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5749

Labor

Minimum Wages Rise by Average of 22pc
South China Morning Post, December 30, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=c1ac680bf8a84310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

京滬明年再加最低工資 (Beijing, Shanghai to Raise Min Wage in 2012)
Ming Pao, December 30, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2535031/1.html

Population

中国人口将再次大迁徒 (China Facing Another Mass Migration)
Radio France Internationale, December 29, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111229-中国人口将再次大迁徒

XUAR

Trafficking Victim’s Mother Seeks Redress
Radio Free Asia, December 29, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/trafficking-12292011173306.html

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Disasters

Quake Parents Plan March
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/march-12282011104107.html

Human Rights Defenders

Human-rights Lawyer Goes on Trial in China
Al Jazeera, December 29, 2011
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2011/12/20111229815574375.html

涉茉莉花高纯炼案迟迟未判 (Verdict Yet to Be Announced for Sedition Charge against Gao Chunlian)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissidents_trial-12282011111021.html

Land Policy

广西三千武警入村抓捕护地农民 (Guangxi: 3K Armed Police Enter Village, Detain Villagers Protecting Their Land)
Radio Free Asia, December 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/guangxi_land-12282011102443.html

Public Health

Chinese Citizens Sent to Mental Hospitals to Quiet Dissent
USA Today, December 28, 2011
http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/story/2011-12-28/china-mental-hospitals/52260592/1

Society

Top Chinese Words Tell Story of Mass Unease
South China Morning Post, December 29, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8731f6872b484310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Taiwan

國台辦:民進黨阻撓小三通多年 (Taiwan Affairs Office: Return to Democratic Progressive Party Rule Would Thwart Progress of Past Three Years)
China Times, December 29, 2011
http://news.chinatimes.com/focus/11050105/112011122900518.html

XUAR

Police Shoot 7 'Terrorists' in China's Muslim West
Associated Press, December 29, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111229/ap_on_re_as/as_china_xinjiang

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Two Rights Activists Jailed in China
The Irish Times, December 27, 2011
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/world/2011/1227/1224309521998.html
Related information:
Democracy Activist Chen Wei Gets Nine Years for Inciting Subversion
资深异议人士陈卫被重判9年
Human Rights in China, December 23, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5736
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5737

Veteran Guizhou Activist Chen Xi Sentenced to Ten Years
贵州资深异议人士陈西被重判10年
Human Rights in China, December 26, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5745
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5746
UN Concerned about China's Clampdown on Human Rights Defenders
Voice of America, December 26, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/east-pacific/UN-Official-Concerned-About-Chinas-Clampdown-on-Human-Rights-Defenders-136222488.html

Law

「秘密」羈押7個月合法化 (Criminal Procedure Law Draft: Legalized "Secret" Detentions for 7mo)
Ming Pao, December 28, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2532898/1.html

刑诉法修正案草案二审彰显“人文关怀” (Second Deliberation of Criminal Procedure Law Draft Highlights "Humane Care")
Xinhua News Agency, December 26, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2011-12/26/c_111308513.htm

Protests and Petitions

Three of Five Advocates for Chinese Village Released
The New York Times, December 27, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/world/asia/three-of-five-advocates-for-chinese-village-released.html

朱明国谈乌坎:群众被激怒起来了 你才知道什么叫力量 (Guangdong Party Official Zhu on Wukan: One Knows the Meaning of "Strength" When the People Arise in Anger)
Guangzhou Daily, December 27, 2011
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2011_12/27/11585666_0.shtml

Society

深圳擬設雙親育嬰假 (Shenzhen Considers Regs on Parental Leave for Both Parents)
Ming Pao, December 27, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2531994/1.html

XUAR

圣诞节期间新疆大规模清查 南疆搜非法宗教物扣二十多维人 (Aksu Prefecture: 20+ Detained on Charges of Hoarding Illegal Religious Materials and on Suspicion of Separatism)
Radio Free Asia, December 27, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-12272011094341.html

Friday, December 23, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

China Sentences Rights Activist to 9 Years' Jail
The Associated Press, December 23, 2011
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-sentences-rights-activist-years-jail-15217917
Related information:
Dissident Chen Wei to Be Tried on December 23
资深异议人士陈卫面临再次获刑
Human Rights in China, December 21, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5730
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5725
欧盟外交主管呼吁释放高智晟 (EU Foreign Policy Head Calls for Gao Zhisheng's Release)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111222_gaozhisheng_ashton.shtml
Related information:
Wife of Disappeared Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Urges International Attention
耿和呼吁国际社会关注高智晟律师处境——中国人权采访高智晟律师的妻子耿和
Human Rights in China, December 22, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5732
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5733

Internet

Cities Follow Beijing over Real Name Registration on Internet
Shanghai Daily, December 23, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2011/12/23/Cities+follow+Beijing+over+real+name+registration+on+Internet

Labor

China Province in Major Wage Rise
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16311751

Law

Rulings Must Consider Morality: Top Judge
China Daily, December 23, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/23/content_14314624.htm

Protests and Petitions

海门警民持续冲突警方释放催泪弹 (Haimen, Guangdong: Police Fire Tear Gas on Protesters as Clash Continue)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 23, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111223_china_haimen.shtml

乌坎事件是中国现时社会动乱的一个缩影 (Wukan Protests the Epitome of Contemporary Social Unrest in China)
Radio France Internationale, December 22, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111222-乌坎事件是中国现时社会动乱的一个缩影

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Tells Off "Batman" Star Bale for "Creating News"
Reuters, December 21, 2011
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/12/21/uk-china-bale-activist-idUKTRE7BK0KC20111221

面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?  (What's the Right Thing for the International Community to Express Concern over Chen Guangcheng?)
Radio France International, December 22, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111222-面对陈光诚,国际关注“该如何做是好”?

Labor

Workers Blockade Offices to Get Paid
Shanghai Daily, December 21, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=490596

Law

最高人民法院首發判例‎ (Supreme People’s Court Issues First Batch of “Guiding Cases”)
Xinhua News Agency, December 22, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2527705/1.html

Police

周永康:坚持文明执法 妥善处置群体性事件‎ (Senior Party Official Zhou Yongkang: Use Civilized Law Enforcement to Handle Mass Incidents)
Ming Pao, December 22, 2011
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2011-12/2287447.html

Protests and Petitions

China's Top Paper Praises Settlement of Village Dispute
Reuters, December 22, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111222/wl_nm/us_china_unrest
Related information:
“乌坎转机”提示我们什么 (What the "Turn for the Better in Wukan" Shows Us)
People's Daily, December 22, 2011
http://politics.people.com.cn/GB/30178/16678491.html

Villagers Cancel Protest after Demands Are Met
Shanghai Daily, December 22, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=490702

報道:汕頭海門鎮警方開始拘捕示威者 (Haimen, Guangdong: Police Begin Arresting Demonstrators)
Radio Television Hong Kong, December 22, 2011
http://www.rthk.org.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20111222/news_20111222_55_806831.htm

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Environment

92,000 Resettled for Water Diversion
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14295691.htm

Beijing Puts Emphasis on Sustainable Development
South China Morning Post, December 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=fa42dcf316c54310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

陈卫周五审讯 张维敏同日宣判 (Friday: Trial for Chengdu Dissident Chen Wei, Verdict for Shanghainese Petitioner Zhang Weimin)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident-12202011122105.html

王荔蕻刑满释放 网民关注遭失踪 (Netizen Supporters of Activist Wang Lihong Go Missing)
Radio Free Asia, December 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wlh-12202011120209.html

Internet

Real-name Registration Crucial to Microblog
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14295876.htm

Society

Real-name System Adopted for Train Tickets
Xinhua News Agency, December 21, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/21/content_14296250.htm

Protests and Petitions

China Village Draws Party's Attention
The Wall Street Journal, December 21, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204058404577110363689160798.html

汕頭5萬人示威 「佔領」政府樓 (50K Guangdong Villagers Occupy Government Building to Protest Power Plant)
Ming Pao, December 21, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2526621/1.html

Environment

中山珠海咸潮凶猛 两个抗咸专用水库基本用尽 (Severe Drought Leads to High Salinity, Exhausted Reservoirs)
Guangzhou Daily, December 20, 2011
http://news.dayoo.com/zhongshan/201112/20/73442_21073898.htm

Human Rights Defenders

內地維權人士王荔蕻出獄 (Beijing Activist Wang Lihong Released Today)
Ming Pao, December 20, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2525776/1.html
Related information:
Wang Lihong, Zheng Yichun, Bo Xiaomao Released
王荔蕻、郑贻春、柏小毛刑满获释
Human Rights in China, December 20, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5724
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5725
广西人士因纪念先烈被软禁传唤 广州律师唐荆陵被带走疑涉乌坎 (Guangzhou: Rights Lawyer Tang Jingling Detained, Possibly in Connection to Wukan Protests)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/h-12192011132217.html

Rural Issues

社科院:城镇人口今年将首超农村 (CASS Blue Book: Urban Population Exceeds Rural Population for First Time)
Economic Information Daily, December 20, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-12/20/c_122449992.htm

Politics

China Party Official Warns Members over Religion
Associated Press, December 19, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111219/ap_on_re_as/as_china_religion
Related news:
朱维群:共产党员不能信仰宗教 (Zhu Weiqun: Party Members Cannot Believe in a Religion)
Qiushi, December 15, 2011
http://www.qstheory.cn/dj/201112/t20111215_129931.htm

Protests and Petitions

Tmall: Attackers Are Illegal Traders
Xinhua News Agency, December 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/20/content_14290180.htm
Related information:
反淘宝联盟中联办及港交所请愿 抗议垄断式霸权及黑势力打压 (Anti-Taobao Alliance Cross Border to HK to Protest before Mainland Liaison Office and HK Stock Exchange)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tb-12152011092741.html
Villagers Vow to Fight If Police Attack
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f0b0452cff654310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Monday, December 19, 2011

Civil Society

'Leftover' Relief Donations Diverted
South China Morning Post, December 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f6fc29c73c744310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)

高智晟妻:中共完全无视人权 (Gao Returned to Prison; Wife: The Party Completely Disregards Human Rights)
Ming Pao, December 18, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2523678/1.html
Related news:
Beijing Court Withdraws Probation on Ex-lawyer Convicted of Overthrowing State
Xinhua News Agency, December 16, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2011-12/16/c_131311157.htm

Internet

China Tightens Internet Control, Orders Microblog Users to Use True Identity
Taiwan News, December 17, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1790099
Related information:
北京市微博客发展管理若干规定 (Several Regulations of Beijing Municipality on the Administration of Microblog Development)
Information Office of the Beijing Municipal People's Government et al, December 16, 2011
http://news.china.com.cn/txt/2011-12/16/content_24172013.htm

Media

粤广播电视播音讲方言须报批 《广东省国家通用语言文字规定》明年3月1日起施行,违反规定拒不改正将处分主管人员 (New Guangdong Regs: Beginning March 1, Use of Cantonese in Mass Broadcast Requires Approval, Executives Can Be Penalized for Violations)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 18, 2011
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2011-12/18/content_1536317.htm
Related news:
粵語播音須報准 民轟「弱智」 (Guangdongers Blast New Application Requirements for Using Cantonese in Mass Media as "Idiotic")
Apple Daily, December 19, 2011
http://tw.nextmedia.com/applenews/article/art_id/33897761/IssueID/20111219

Related information:
广东省国家通用语言文字规定 (Regulations of Guangdong Province on the Use of the National Language)
Guangdong Provincial People's Government, December 12, 2011
http://zwgk.gd.gov.cn/006939748/201112/t20111216_297089.html

Police

China to Upgrade Detention Houses
Xinhua News Agency, December 18, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/18/content_14282349.htm

Protests and Petitions

Wukan Siege: Rebel Chinese Villagers Reject Resolution Talks
The Daily Telegraph, December 18, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8964409/Wukan-siege-rebel-Chinese-villagers-reject-resolution-talks.html

XUAR

Dozens ‘Disappeared’ after Assault
Radio Free Asia, December 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/disappeared-12162011174006.html

Friday, December 16, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China Reaches Out to Myanmar's Suu Kyi
Reuters, December 15, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111215/wl_nm/us_china_myanmar

Media

China Wants to Ban Movie Content That Disturbs Social Stability in Latest Tightening of Media
Associated Press, December 15, 2011
http://www.washingtonpost.com/gIQAGCA4uO_story.html
Related information:
Draft Law Designed to Boost Film Industry, Curb Harmful Content
Global Times, December 15, 2011  
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/688655/Draft-law-designed-to-boost-film-industry-curb-harmful-content.aspx

中华人民共和国电影产业促进法(征求意见稿) (Law of the People's Republic of China on the Promotion of Films [Draft Soliciting Input])
State Council, December 15, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2011-12/15/c_111245126_2.htm

Religion

Western China City Seeks to Banish Muslim Veil
Reuters, December 15, 2011
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE7BE0IF20111215
Related information:
新疆伊宁开展“淡化宗教意识 崇尚文明健康生活”活动 (Ghulja [Yining] Holds "Dilute Religious Consciousness and Advocate a Civilized and Health Life" Campaign)
Ghulja Municipal Government, December 15, 2011
http://www.hlbrdaily.com.cn/news/60/html/122750.html

Protests and Petitions

Provincial Chinese Officials Seek to End Village Revolt
The New York Times, December 15, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/16/world/asia/local-chinese-officials-seek-to-end-village-revolt.html

烏坎5000村民遊行籲中央介入 (5K Villagers Protest, Calling on Central Authorities' Intervention)
Ming Pao, December 16, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2522002/1.html

反淘宝联盟中联办及港交所请愿 抗议垄断式霸权及黑势力打压 (Anti-Taobao Alliance Cross Border to HK to Protest before Mainland Liaison Office and HK Stock Exchange)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tb-12152011092741.html

Tibet

逾千漢藏學生校園群毆 (Chengdu: Several Injuries in Tibet-Han School Brawl)
Ming Pao, December 16, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2522000/1.html

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Environment

城乡夺水 (How Will Dong'an County, Hunan Choose between Water for Its People or for the City?)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 09, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/53/e53a0a2978c28872/Blog/8fd/9bfcb9.html

Human Rights

US Ambassador Faults China on Rights
The Associated Press, December 14, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111214/ap_on_re_as/as_china_us

Human Rights Defenders - Huang Jinqiu (黄金秋)

Beijing Frees Web Dissident after Eight Years in Jail
Agence France-Presse, December 14, 2011
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2011/12/15/2003520805
Related information:
Huang Jinqiu, Writer and Dissident, Released after Eight Years in Prison
政治异议人士黄金秋获释出狱
Human Rights in China, December 13, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5721
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5722

Labor

Can China Keep Its Workers Happy?
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 15, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16161764

Migrant Workers

国务院督察组来粤督察指导农民工工作 解决农民工问题没再提“城市户口” ("Urban Residency" Not Raised at Recent Meeting on Resolving Migrant Worker Issues)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 15, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/2/a5/2a50e9c2d6b89b95/Blog/6ca/776413.html

深圳: 打工20年 离“市民”还有多远 (Shenzhen: Work There for 20 Years, But Residency Is Still Far Off)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 13, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/4/56/456ac9b0d15a8b7f/Blog/abd/d91cf3.html

Internet

社交媒体再受压 官媒称颠覆性工具 (Official Press: Social Media Is a Subversive Tool)
Radio Free Asia, December 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sm-12142011095920.html

Protests and Petitions

Tension Simmers in Blockaded China Village after Land Protest
Reuters, December 14, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111214/wl_nm/us_china_unrest

Taiwan

China Dangles More Incentives ahead of Taiwan Election
Reuters, December 14, 2011
http://news.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111214-316190.html

Bilateral Ties

美查中國網諜 指解放軍資助 (US Investigation into Electronic Espionage Points to PLA)
Ming Pao, December 14, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2520002/1.html

Death Penalty

4,000 a Year Executed by China, Activists Say
Associated Press, December 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111213/ap_on_re_as/as_china_death_penalty

Education

Teachers Banned from Using Harsh Words
China Daily, December 14, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/14/content_14261384.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Couple 'Kept Apart'
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/couple-12122011170548.html

贵州人权研讨会被取缔重要成员陈西被逮捕 (Guizhou Activist Chen Xi Formally Arrested on Subversion Charges)
Radio Free Asia, December 13, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gz-12132011095701.html

Law

China's Latest Legal Crackdown
The Wall Street Journal, December 13, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203430404577093832864771576.html

Protests and Petitions

Inside Wukan: the Chinese Village That Fought Back
The Daily Telegraph, December 13, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8954315/Inside-Wukan-the-Chinese-village-that-fought-back.html

遭毁約收地 老人自焚跳樓 (Elderly Man Attempts Suicide after Being Forced to Breach Land Contract)
Ming Pao, December 14, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2519997/1.html

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Nepal Boosts Security for Visit by Chinese Premier
Associated Press, December 13, 2011
http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_744106.html

Human Rights Defenders

"奥斯陆空椅子后一年" (An Empty Chair of Liu: One Year Later)
Deutsche Welle, December 12, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15596336,00.html

冯正虎华春辉被失踪 任意绑架打压人权何在 (Missing Activists Feng Zhenghu and Hua Chunhui Return Home)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/f-12122011100024.html

内蒙古政治异见者哈达在刑满1年后仍被非法羁押 (Inner Mongolian Activists Call for Release of Hada, Still Being Held 1 Year after End of Prison Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, December 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/5-12112011165316.html

Internet

Chinese Men Detained for 'Spreading Internet Rumour'
Reuters, December 12, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/12/chinese-men-detained-internet-rumour

Politics

Rising Stars Put on a Show of Harmony
South China Morning Post, December 13, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ba2c9249b2334310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

China Police Block Access to Protest Village
Agence France-Presse, December 12, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8951275/China-police-block-access-to-protest-village.html

Society

中国贫困人口与豪华政府楼 (China's Poor and Luxurious Government Buildings)
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111210-中国贫困人口与豪华政府楼

Monday, December 12, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

Mystery Surrounds Dutch Human Rights Award
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, December 10, 2011
http://www.rnw.nl/africa/bulletin/mystery-surrounds-dutch-human-rights-award
Related news:
倪玉兰家人“变卦” 要公开接受荷兰人权奖 (Ni Yulan's Family "Changes Their Mind", Want to Openly Accept Dutch Rights Award)
Voice of America, December 11, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20111211-Human-Rights-Defenders-135402433.html
维权人士王荔蕻刘沙沙获中国良心奖 (Activists Wang Lihong and Liu Shasha Awarded China's Conscience Prize)
Voice of America, December 11, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20111211-RIGHTS-ACTIVISTS-135405908.html

Internet

Official Calls for Healthy Online Culture
Xinhua News Agency, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247855.htm

网络文化建设和管理经验交流会在镇江召开 (Forum on Building and Administering Internet Culture Held in Zhenjiang)
Xinhua News Agency, December 11, 2011
http://www.js.xinhuanet.com/xin_wen_zhong_xin/2011-12/11/content_24309913.htm

Labor

浙江近千工人讨薪上访遭暴力驱散 (Zhejiang: Protest by ~1K Workers for Back Pay Broken Up through Violence)
Radio Free Asia, December 09, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/zhejiang_labor-12092011101329.html

Multilateral

'Opening-up to Continue'
China Daily, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247869.htm

Police

Death in Custody Follows Fresh Unrest in Chinese Village
Reuters, December 11, 2011
http://ca.reuters.com/article/topNews/idCATRE7BB05G20111212

Protests and Petitions

最高检:明年利用现有专线网线路全面推行视频接访 (SPP: Video Petitioning Services Planned for 2012)
Legal Daily, December 12, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/12/content_3188978.htm

Public Health

China Faces Severe Plasma Shortage
Xinhua News Agency, December 12, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/12/content_14247729.htm

Tibet

Tibetan Who Set Self on Fire in Protest Dies: Group
Associated Press, December 09, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111209/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Bilateral Ties

克林顿警告网络公司勿协助强权 (US Sec of State Clinton to Internet Companies: Don't Help Suppress Information)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 09, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2011/12/111209_internet_us_diplomacy.shtml

Children

'One Third of Chinese Toys Contain Heavy Metals'
The Daily Telegraph, December 08, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8944028/One-third-of-Chinese-toys-contain-heavy-metals.html

Hong Kong

ICAC Steps Up War on Ballot Rigging
South China Morning Post, December 09, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=1cd3f7085ad14310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

Nobel Winners Urge China to Release Liu Xiaobo
Associated Press, December 09, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111209/ap_on_re_as/as_china_nobel_dissident
Related information:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
言论自由在中国遭受审判
China Rights Forum, 2010, no. 1
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/issue/2010.01
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/issue/2010.01

Labor

Collective Wage Talks Promoted
China Daily, December 09, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/09/content_14235670.htm

Media

中国被监禁的记者人数之多居世界第三 (China no. 3 in Most Imprisoned Journalists Worldwide)
Radio Free Asia, December 08, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ji-12082011152040.html

Protests and Petitions

防暴警鎮壓工人討薪 (Zhejiang: Riot Police Suppress Protest for Back Pay at Furniture Factory)
Ming Pao, December 09, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2515493/1.html

Taiwan

实地报道:中国大陆媒体在台湾 (On-site Report: Mainland Media in Taiwan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 08, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111208_taiwan_asmedia_byvic.shtml

Tibet

17th Karmapa Charged in India over Illegal Currency
New York Times, December 08, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/09/world/asia/17th-karmapa-charged-in-india-over-illegal-currency.html

Bilateral Ties

新聞自由Vs.國安 美劇內地引共鳴 (American Play on Conflict between Free Press and Nat'l Security Resonates in China)
Ming Pao, December 08, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2514483/1.html

Civil Society

Individual Donations to Red Cross Plunge on Scandals
Shanghai Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=489563

Death Penalty

China Executes Filipino Convicted on Drug Charges
Associated Press, December 08, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1781534

Environment

China's Pollution, a Toxic Issue
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 07, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16068926

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Silent on Editor Visa
Radio Free Asia, December 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/visa-12072011141921.html

Migrant Workers

Young Migrant Workers Not Well Adapted in City
China Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/08/content_14234298.htm

Society

调查显示北京、上海生活费用贵过香港 (Survey: Beijing and Shanghai Living Costs Higher than Hong Kong)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 08, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/dc8/4d60d0.html

Taiwan

台灣‧想感受總統大選情景‧新疆偷渡客被逮 (Xinjiang Man Detained after Rowing from Fujian to Taiwan to "Observe Taiwanese Elections")
Sin Chew Daily, December 08, 2011
http://www.sinchew.com.my/node/229446?tid=2

Tibet

Beijing Won't Let Up on the Dalai Lama
South China Morning Post, December 08, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=e75fd4c1b5914310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Labor

New Year Deadline to Resolve Back-pay Disputes
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bf22b111d0414310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Police

Uyghur Youth Dies in Jail
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/jail-12062011110617.html

Poverty

扶贫办:非政府组织扶贫将获国家支持 (Poverty Alleviation Office Welcomes Assistance from NGOs)
The Beijing News, December 07, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/113/1/1/2513207/1.html

Protests and Petitions

Dozen Detained in Singapore-owned Plant Strike in Shanghai
Reuters, December 06, 2011
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/12/06/china-strike-idINDEE7B506120111206

Workers Refuse to Back Down
South China Morning Post, December 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a612b111d0414310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

成都多位独立参选人因请愿遭传唤 访民再曝中央查黑保安内幕 (Chengdu: Several Independent Candidates Summoned for Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, December 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xuan-12062011101438.html

Public Health

全国人大常委会委员建议精神障碍患者家属应承担看管责任 立法健全我国的成人监护制度 (NPC Standing Committee Proposal: Families Should Bear Duty of Care for Those with Mental Illness)
Legal Daily, December 07, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/07/content_3171197.htm

State Security

周永康在全国加强和创新社会管理工作座谈会上强调 统筹发展民生稳定 搞好规划设计 夯实基层基础 完善社会管理体系 (Senior Party Leader Zhou Yongkang Stresses Importance of Improving Social Management System)
Legal Daily, December 04, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/Social_management/content/2011-12/04/content_3157977.htm

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Environment

Smog in Beijing Closes Airport, Raises Risk of Respiratory Diseases
Taiwan News, December 06, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1779439

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

陈光诚处境:松动与打压并行 (Suppression Alleviated and Maintained for Chen)
Deutsche-Welle, December 05, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15580283,00.html
Related news:
China Eases Grip on Blind Chinese Activist: Sources
Reuters, December 05, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/12/05/us-china-activist-idUSTRE7B40G820111205

Law

Harassment on Law Advocacy Day
Radio Free Asia, December 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/advocacy-12052011180307.html

Multilateral

UN Climate Talks Looking to China
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16034826

Poverty

中国:明年底前消除儿童街头乞讨 (China to End Child Begging by End of 2012)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 06, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111206_child_beggers_china.shtml

Protests and Petitions

Shanghai Strike Enters 7th Day
South China Morning Post, December 06, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bd98befb62f04310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

村民被捕 镇官被困变人质 (Lufeng Land Dispute: Villagers Detained, Officials Surrounded in Protest)
Ming Pao, December 06, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2511510/1.html

Rural Issues

中国对城乡人非一视同仁 (Urban and Rural Chinese Unequal)
Radio France Internationale, December 05, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111205-中国对城乡人非一视同仁

Monday, December 05, 2011

Hong Kong

误报江泽民死讯 香港亚视被罚款 (ATV Fined 300K for Jiang Death Broadcast)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 05, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/12/111205_atv_fined.shtml

Human Rights Defenders - Ding Mao (丁矛)

Activist Released 'Under Surveillance'
Radio Free Asia, December 02, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/activist-12022011154154.html

Government

Alarmed by Independent Candidates, Chinese Authorities Crack Down
The New York Times, December 04, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/05/world/asia/china-clamps-down-on-even-a-by-the-book-campaign.html

Media

Media View of TV Boss Sparks Fury
Agence France-Presse, December 05, 2011
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=3&art_id=117638&sid=34664745&con_type=1&d_str=20111205&fc=10

Land Policy

City 'Playing Dirty' to Seize Farmers' Land
South China Morning Post, December 05, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=120644c876904310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

State Security

China to Prepare for Social Unrest
Financial Times, December 04, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/61673902-1e6e-11e1-bae4-00144feabdc0.html

Protests and Petitions

兰州发生军人殴打商贩、民众掀翻军车事件 (Lanzhou: Crowd Overturns Military Car after Soldiers Beat Street Seller)
Radio Free Asia, December 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sd-12042011174135.html

中央部委部长首次接访 农业部部长接待3批上访农民 (Minister of Agriculture the First to Accept Petitioners in Person)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 05, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/2/7e/27ed0fb950b856b0/Blog/a31/81daad.html

Tibet

中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺 (Ministry of Public Security Head Stresses Unity at Tibetan Temple)
Radio France Internationale, December 04, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111204-中国公安部长登门藏人寺庙格尔登寺

Friday, December 02, 2011

Human Rights Defenders - Feng Zhenghu (冯正虎)

冯正虎被带走近一周音讯仍杳 (No Word from Feng Zhenghu after Being Detained a Week Ago)]
Radio Free Asia, December 01, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissidents_b-12012011104915.html

Labor

Workers Mass at Shanghai Factory in Latest Unrest
Associated Press, December 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111202/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_labor_unrest

Police

Shanghai Prison's Management Innovation
China Daily, December 02, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/02/content_14202791.htm

Poverty

China's Income Gap Widening Fast
China Daily, December 02, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/2011-12/02/content_14204209.htm

Public Health

胡佳:孤立才是中国艾滋病患者处境的真相 (Hu Jia: Chinese AIDS Patients Live in Isolation)
Radio France Internationale, December 01, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111201-胡佳:孤立才是中国艾滋病患者处境的真相  

溫家寶晤愛滋上訪者 (Wen Meets with AIDS Petitioners)
Central News Service, December 02, 2011
http://iservice.libertytimes.com.tw/liveNews/news.php?no=574958&type=國際

Tibet

Tibet 'in First Monk Immolation'
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 02, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-15997383

喇嘛自焚寺 陆公安部长视察 (Ministry of Public Security Investigating Temple Where Monks Self-Immolated)
Central News Service, December 02, 2011
http://news.chinatimes.com/mainland/11050505/132011120200734.html

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Economic Development

China Drift toward More State Control "Troubling": U.S.
Reuters, November 30, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111130/pl_nm/us_usa_china_trade

Environment

Move to Ban Disposable Chopsticks for Good
China Daily, December 01, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-12/01/content_14193294.htm

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

代理艾未未稅案 律師行被搜 (Law Firm Representing Ai's Tax Case Searched)
Ming Pao, December 01, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2507552/1.html

Human Rights Defenders - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

In New Book from Dissident, a Warning on China
The New York Times, December 01, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/01/world/asia/01iht-letter01.html

Law

刑诉法应赋予死刑犯申请特赦权 (Experts: Those Sentenced to Death Should Get Right to Apply for Amnesty)
Legal Daily, December 01, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-12/01/content_3146177.htm

Police

北京规定保安公司截访最高可罚10万 (Beijing: Public Security Companies May Be Fined up to 100K for Detaining Petitioners)
The Beijing Times, December 01, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1201/01/7K5E1H4L00014AED.html

Protests and Petitions

Protest Application Calls for Rejoicing
South China Morning Post, December 01, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=00a61682105f3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD  

病人上訪爭補貼 警察不敢攔 (Police Don't Interfere with HIV/AIDS Patients Protesting before Finance Ministry)
Ming Pao, December 01, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2507555/1.html

湖南上千民办代课教师省政府上访被打压 (Hunan Teachers and Representatives Harassed, Detained when Petitioning Provincial Govt)
Radio Free Asia, November 30, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/minshi-11302011092457.html

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未入选“全球百位思想家” 妻子路青成“犯罪嫌疑人” (Ai Chosen One of Worlds 100 Thinkers while His Wife Becomes a Criminal Suspect)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-11292011155732.html

Internet

Blogger's Accounts Cancelled
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/canceled-11292011105632.html

Law

Chinese City Poised to Introduce Country's First Good Samaritan Rules
The Guardian, November 30, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/30/china-good-samaritan-rules-shenzhen

深圳立法保护"救助"引发公众热议 (Shenzhen Regs on Kind Deeds a Hot Topic)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 30, 2011
http://sznews.oeeee.com/a/20111130/1030721.html
For a full text of the draft Regulations, see:
关于公开征求《深圳经济特区公民救助行为保护条例(征求意见稿)》意见的通知 (Notice on Soliciting Opinions on the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Econonmic Zone on Protecting a Citizen Who Aids Others)
People's Government of the Shenzhen SEZ, November 28, 2011
http://fzj.sz.gov.cn:8080/cms/templates/fzb/fzbDetails.action?siteName=fzb&pageId=3744

Protests and Petitions

北京拆迁户上访与警冲突 天津访民滞巴士一夜无人接待 (Beijing Evictees Clash with Police while Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fy-11292011092850.html

Public Health

China Expects 48,000 New HIV Cases This Year
Associated Press, November 30, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111130/ap_on_he_me/as_china_aids

State Security

外交部強調中國走和平道路 (MFA Stresses China's Peaceful Intentions)
Ming Pao, November 29, 2011
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20111129/ca21745c.htm

Taiwan

China at the Heart of Tight Taiwan Poll Race
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 30, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15942741

Tibet

Exiled Tibetans Say Two Monks from China Monastery Detained
Reuters, November 29, 2011
http://ph.news.yahoo.com/exiled-tibetans-two-monks-china-monastery-detained-120120087.html

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Chinese Police Question Ai Weiwei's Wife
The Guardian, November 29, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/29/chinese-police-question-ai-weiwei-wife

June 4

六四死难者母亲到北京上访被捕 (Mother Refused Compensation for Child's June 4 Death Detained during Petitioning Trip to Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, November 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_64-11282011094120.html

Law

最高法庭长:半数信息公开诉讼案被法院拒之门外 (SPC Dept: Half of Open Government Info Cases Rejected)
China Youth Daily, November 28, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2504218/1.html

Open Information Law Will Be Overhauled, Judge Says
South China Morning Post, November 29, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f23d25a6adae3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Public Health

HIV-positive Men Urge China Premier to End Discrimination
Reuters, November 28, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/28/us-china-hiv-idUSTRE7AR0GN20111128

安徽近60人疑因注射交叉感染丙肝 (Anhui: ~60 Possibly Infected with Hep C at Clinic)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 29, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111129_anhui_hepc.shtml

Rural Issues

China Raises Poverty Line for Farmers
Xinhua News Agency, November 29, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/29/content_14182605.htm

Tibet

达赖喇嘛代表批评中国向印度施压 (Dalai Lama Criticizes China's Pressuring of India)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 28, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111128_tibet_india_china.shtml

XUAR

新疆严查宗教活动十多人被捕 (10+ Detained in Xinjiang during Tight Control over Religious Activity)
Radio Free Asia, November 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_xinjiang-11282011095901.html

Monday, November 28, 2011

Environment

China Issues White Paper on Climate Change
Xinhua News Agency, November 23, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/video/2011-11/23/c_131264359.htm
Related information:
中国应对气候变化的政策与行动(2011)
China's Policies and Actions for Addressing Climate Change
State Council Information Office, November 2011
CH: http://www.gov.cn/jrzg/2011-11/22/content_2000047.htm
EN: http://www.gov.cn/english/official/2011-11/22/content_2000272.htm

Hong Kong

Landmark Transgender Case Set for Highest Court
South China Morning Post, November 26, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ef5439ebfbad3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Internet

逾七成热点事件当天网上曝光 (Survey: 70+% of 2011's Major Events Revealed Online the Same Day of Occurrence)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 28, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/f/19/f197002b9a0853ec/Blog/97c/4e3576.html

Law

Protectors of the Law
South China Morning Post, November 23, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4fc7e5d1d1bc3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Poverty

扶贫会议藏疆列重点 (Poverty Alleviation Conference Stresses Tibet, Xinjiang)
Ming Pao, November 27, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2503668/1.html

Public Health

研究称中国完全失能老年人达1080万人 (Study: Up to 10.8mil Disabled Elderly in China)
Guangzhou Daily, November 28, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1128/04/7JU15QLP0001124J.html

State Security

China's Cyber Threat a High-Stakes Spy Game
National Public Radio, November 27, 2011
http://www.npr.org/2011/11/27/142828055/chinas-cyber-threat-a-high-stakes-spy-game

Returning to China, Engineer Finds Jail and Then Limbo
The New York Times, November 27, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/27/world/returning-to-china-engineer-finds-jail-and-then-limbo.html

Friday, November 25, 2011

Civil Society

Guangdong to Allow Some NGOs Off the Leash
South China Morning Post, November 25, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ed6f55d7736d3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
进一步培育发展和规范管理社会组织方案 (Plan to Further Cultivate, Develop, and Standardize the Management of Social Organizations)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, November 23, 2011
http://www.gzmz.gov.cn/zmhd/mtgz/201111/11292.html

Environment

China Power Plants Fined for Pollution Violations
Associated Press, November 24, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111124/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_pollution

Government

Scholar Warns against Expanded State Power
Caixin, November 24, 2011
http://english.caixin.cn/2011-11-24/100331000.html

Human Rights Defenders - Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)

倪玉兰—面对强拆暴力不肯就范的女性 (Profile: Ni Yulan: A Woman Who Refused to Submit When Faced with Violent Demolition)
Radio France Internationale, November 24, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111124-倪玉兰—强拆暴力下不肯就范的女性
A video of Ni Yulan from 2010 is available at Citizens' Square:
前北京律师倪玉兰口述最近的遭遇
June 21, 2010
http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/3550

Law

专家建议增设死刑案诉讼程序 强化少杀慎杀理念 (Experts Propose Additional Litigation Procedures for Death Penalty Cases)
Legal Daily, November 25, 2011
http://news.jcrb.com/jxsw/201111/t20111125_760115.html

Tibet

China Official Blames Tibetan Lama for Immolations
Agence France-Presse, November 25, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5geqMJgfzWImzR1kzZ-sA7cPamEQg

Related op-ed:
也谈四川藏区年轻僧人自焚事件 (On the Self-Immolation Incidents amongst Young Tibetan Monks in Sichuan)
People's Daily (Overseas Edition), November 25, 2011
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrbhwb/html/2011-11/25/content_966586.htm

XUAR

Thousands of Special Police Transferred to Urumqi
Xinhua News Agency, November 24, 2011
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2011-11/24/content_23999346.htm

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Hong Kong

Vote-rig Claims Trigger Action
South China Morning Post, November 24, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=da26b57c6d0d3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)

失踪年多高智晟生死成谜 (Gao's Current Status Remains Unknown)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissidents_a-11232011100335.html

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

陈光诚家乡出现大量支持传单 (Flies of Support Paper Chen's Hometown)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_chen-11232011101900.html

Internet

Number of Mainland Microblog Users Passes 300 Million: Reports
Agence France-Presse, November 23, 2011
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia/b-china/2011/11/23/323828/Number-of.htm

Labor

China Labour Unrest Flares as Orders Fall
Financial Times, November 23, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/a7599b30-15c7-11e1-a691-00144feabdc0.html

Media

国土资源报原总编辑受贿一审被判13年 (Former Head Editor at Land Ministry Publication Sentenced to 13 for Graft)
Procuratorial Daily, November 23, 2011
http://news.jcrb.com/jxsw/201111/t20111123_758628.html

Protests and Petitions

Petitioners Held in Secret Detention
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/petitioners-11232011145408.html

State Security

U.S. Regulators Push Chinese to Resume Auditor-Inspection Talks
Businessweek, November 24, 2011
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-11-24/u-s-regulators-push-chinese-to-resume-auditor-inspection-talks.html

Tibet

反分裂饭还要吃多久? (How Long Must the "Anti-Splittism" Policies Be Endured?)
Deutsche Welle, November 24, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15554002,00.html

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Corruption

順德新上任村組長揭貪被殺 (Newly Appointed Village Leader Who Exposed Corruption is Killed in Shunde)
Radio Free Asia (via Radio Free Asia), November 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_death-11222011090354.html?encoding=traditional

Gender

Sexual Harassment Should be Banned by Law: Expert
China Daily, November 22, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/22/content_14141784.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Dissident Detained Over Torture Report
Radio Free Asia, November 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detain-11222011183541.html

Human Rights Defenders -- Ai Weiwei, 艾未未

Ai Weiwei and State Editor in Online Spat 
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), November 22, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4fdb1169ed9c3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land Policy

鶴山村民圍市府 反違法徵地 (Citizens Surround Municipal Government to Protest Illegal Land Acquisition in Heshan Village, Guangdong)
Oriental Daily (via Oriental Daily), November 23, 2011
http://orientaldaily.on.cc/cnt/china_world/20111123/00178_003.html

Protests and Petitions

退役軍官示威促安置工作 (Retired Officers Demand Resettlement)
Oriental Daily (via Oriental Daily), November 23, 2011 http://orientaldaily.on.cc/cnt/china_world/20111123/00178_004.html

萬人杭州圍淘寶 (10,000 Protestors Surround Taobao Headquarters in Hangzhou)
Oriental Daily (via Oriental Daily), November 23, 2011 http://orientaldaily.on.cc/cnt/china_world/20111123/00178_001.html

Rural Issues

Universities Ordered to Favor Rural Students
Xinhua News Agency (via China Daily), November 22, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/22/content_14144636.htm

Tibet

Troops Return to Kirti
Radio Free Asia (via Radio Free Asia), November 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/return-11222011130213.html

格尔登寺法会大批军警戒备 尼姑自焚视频场面震惊(图/视频) (Military Police Present at Kirti Monastery Prayer Meeting; Shocking Self-Immolation Video Circulates on YouTube)
Radio Free Asia (via Radio Free Asia), November 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-11222011093903.html

Tibet Group Video Allegedly Shows Nun Burning
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), November 22, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111122/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet


Related News:
The self-immolation video discussed in these articles is available at HRIC’s YouTube channel, accessible here:
http://www.youtube.com/user/hrichina?feature=mhsn#p/c/D1384A40B638E3EB/0/heRelfk_QW4

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Disasters

Cover-up Feared After Inquiry 'Deadline' Passes
South China Morning Post, November 22, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e36e724a2f6c3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Environment

深圳大梅沙被非法填海 已被填百余平方米 (Hundreds of Meters of Beach in Shenzhen's Dameisha Illegally Reclaimed)
Nanfang Daily (via Nanfang Daily), November 22, 2011
http://nf.nfdaily.cn/nfdsb/content/2011-11/22/content_33623604.htm

Food Security

Food Security
China to Hold Forum to Solve Food Safety Problems
Xinhua News Agency (via China Daily), November 21, 2011
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/21/content_14136798.htm

Freedom of Speech

中國大學生 舌戰司馬南 (University Students Openly Argue with Party Pundit Sima Nan)
Voice of America (via Voice of America), November 21, 2011
http://www.voafanti.com/gate/big5/www.voanews.com/cantonese/news/20111120SimaNanEmbattledbyCollegeStudents-134236378.html

Government

Election Protest in Chengdu
Radio Free Asia, November 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/poll-11212011131737.html

Human Rights Defenders -- Ai Weiwei, 艾未未

Mass Nudity in Protest of Ai Weiwei Porn Investigation
Television New Zealand (via Television New Zealand), November 21, 2011
http://tvnz.co.nz/world-news/mass-nudity-in-protest-ai-weiwei-porn-investigation-4555552

Migrant Workers

Over 20 Million Kindergarten-age Children Living without their Parents in China 
The Daily Telegraph, November 21, 2011
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/8904412/Over-20-million-kindergarten-age-children-living-without-their-parents-in-China.html

Police

山西交警乱罚款被央视曝光 两县公安局长被免 (CCTV Exposes Traffic Police Issuing Fines at Will, Public Security Bureau Chiefs Removed)
China Central Television (via Nanfang Daily), November 22, 2011
http://nf.nfdaily.cn/nfdsb/content/2011-11/22/content_33614209.htm

Politics

中國獨立參選人登上網路平臺 (Independent Candidate Uses Internet as Platform in Local People's Congress Election Campaign)
Voice of America (via Voice of America), November 22, 2011
http://www.voafanti.com/gate/big5/www.voanews.com/chinese/news/2011121-internet-vote-134231733.html

Protests and Petitions

抗議選舉不公 汕尾 6000人示威反獨裁 (6,000 Protest against Unfair Elections in Shanwei)
Apple Daily (via Apple Daily), November 22, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20111122&sec_id=15335&art_id=15822777

4,500 March against 'Corruption' in Lufeng 
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), November 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=36128a47555c3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Villagers Out in Force in Protest Over Land Grab 
South China Morning Post, November 22, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f58aa408596c3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

广东陆丰市乌坎村数千村民星期一集会示威 (Thousands of Villagers Gather for Monday Demonstrations in Lufeng )
Radio Free Asia (via Radio Free Asia), November 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/lf-11212011105028.html

XUAR

Parents Seek Apology, Compensation
Radio Free Asia, November 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/parents-11212011153720.html

Monday, November 21, 2011

Corruption

Drugs Chief Who Netted 24m Yuan Put on Trial
South China Morning Post, November 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d95efb6b151c3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Environment

网曝广西陆川钛铁矿盗采猖獗致致农田河道被毁 (Netizens Expose Rampant Destruction of Farmland and Rivers Caused by Illegal Ilmenite Mining in Guangxi Lu Chuan)
Zhejiang Online, November 21, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20111121/u1a6215877.html

Human Rights Defenders -- Ai Weiwei, 艾未未

網民裸照聲援艾未未 (Netizen Nudity in Support of Ai Weiwei)
Apple Daily, November 20, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20111120&sec_id=15335&art_id=15817447

Ai Weiwei Photographs in 'Pornography' Probe
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=209f7a4a657b3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Labor

山東化工廠爆炸14死5傷 (14 Dead 5 Injured in Shandong Chemical Plant Explosion )
Hong Kong Daily News, November 21, 2011
http://www.hkdailynews.com.hk/china.php?id=194233
Workers Strike Over Wages in Dongguan
Reuters, November 18, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=fdb5e731bd5b3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land Policy

女子裸身維房屋權 身披白布申冤被拉 (Woman Arrested for Wearing Petition in Public to Defend her Housing Rights)
Metro Daily, November 21, 2011
http://www.metrohk.com.hk/index.php?cmd=detail&id=175304

Media

After a Horrific Crash, a Stark Depiction of Injustice in China
New York Times, November 18, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/19/world/asia/a-horrific-crash-sets-off-online-anger-in-china.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

Migrant Workers

Migrants Claim Rights to Local High Schools
South China Morning Post, November 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1eb9b66a6ccb3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Public Health

China Eyes Expansion of AIDS Interventions
Xinhua News Agency, November 21, 2011
http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/21/content_14128127.htm

Tibet

達賴:僧尼自焚感非常擔憂 (Dalai Lama: Concern Over Self-immolation of Monks and Nuns)
Ming Pao, November 19, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2496768/1.html

Friday, November 18, 2011

Disasters

“结石宝宝”民间体检启动 (Health Examination Campaign Begins for Children Sickened by Tainted Milk Powder)
Deutsche Welle, November 17, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15538709,00.html

Hong Kong

Parodies Won't Be Exempted in Law Change
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d5edb01a481b3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Supporters' Computers 'Attacked'
Radio Free Asia, November 17, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/ai-11172011132211.html

Human Rights Defenders – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

陈光诚一家照片被疑不实发放 探访行动要求自由光诚 (Supporters Call for Chen's Freedom after Circulated Photo Is Called into Question)
Radio Free Asia, November 17, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cgc-11172011091326.html

Human Rights Defenders – Liao Yiwu (廖亦武)

Chinese Dissident Exposes Prison Brutality
Spiegel, November 17, 2011
http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/0,1518,797833,00.html

Labor

鞋厂数千人罢工 警殴抗议者戒严 (Injuries and Detentions in Guangdong Shoe Factory Strike)
Ming Pao, November 18, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2495404/1.html

清洁员罢工 南京垃圾围城 (Rubbish Piles Up during Nanjing Cleaner Strike)
Ming Pao, November 18, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2495407/1.html

Tibet

Tibet: China's burning issue
The Independent, November 18, 2011
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/tibet-chinas-burning-issue-6264001.html


Related news:
Self-immolations by Monks Blamed on Hardline Rule
South China Morning Post, November 18, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3c6911aba02b3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Environment

Access to Full Smog Data Still Out of Sight
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=80c7065fbcca3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Jasmine Activist 'Tortured'
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/tortured-11162011112747.html

秦永敏突遭抄家及扣押 涉茉莉花陈卫月内开庭 (Wuhan: Activist Qin Yongmin Detained, His Home Searched)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/qym-11162011091458.html

Police

公安部:非正常死亡挂牌督办案件须限期查结 (Ministry of Public Security to Investigate Unnatural Deaths in Dentention Centers)
The Beijing News, November 16, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1117/03/7J1JEPSD00014AED.html

Related news:
China Probes Unnatural Death in Detention Centers
Xinhua News Agency, November 17, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/17/content_14113495.htm

Public Health

5名“被精神病”受害人致信全国人大法工委 (Five Victims of Forcible Institutionalization Appeal to NPC Legal Committee on Mental Health Law and Civil Procedure Law)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jsb-11162011091400.html

Protests and Petitions

北京警方证实天安门男子自焚事件 (Beijing Confirm Confirm Self-Immolation in Tian'anmen Square)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 17, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111117_chinese_man_tiananmen.shtml

Tibet

Abbot Urges China to Help Stop Self-immolations
Financial Times, November 16, 2011
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a78df706-1070-11e1-8010-00144feabdc0.html

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Government

Climate of Public Opinion
China Daily, November 16, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/16/content_14101362.htm

Hong Kong

Budget Hostels Will Help Young Workers
South China Morning Post, November 16, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d3d84259887a3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Tax Battle 'Opportunity' to Expose China: Ai Weiwei
Agence France-Presse, November 16, 2011
http://sg.news.yahoo.com/ai-says-tax-battle-opportunity-expose-china-033430478.html

Internet

High Tech Used for Online Crackdown of Illegal Publications
Xinhua News Agency, November 15, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/15/content_14100957.htm

Protests and Petitions

八旬老太强拆现场自焚身亡 儿子儿媳被拘留10日郑州成立专门处理小组 (Henan: 81-yo Woman Sets Self Alight in Protest of Demolition, Police Detain Her Children for 10 Days)
The Beijing News, November 16, 2011
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/shgj/gdxw/201111/16/t20111116_22841414.shtml
Related news:
81-year-old Chinese Sets Self on Fire in Protest
Associated Press, November 16, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111116/ap_on_re_as/as_china_self_immolation
几十名强拆户与成都市防暴队对峙6小时 (Chengdu: Confrontation between Evictees and Riot Officers for Six Hours)
Radio Free Asia, November 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cd-11152011162314.html

Rural Issues

国新办:中国农村贫困人口10年减少6734万 (State Council Info Office: Rural Poverty Has Fallen by 67.34mil in Past Decade)
China News Service, November 16, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1116/11/7IVQIH9600014JB6.html
Related information:
中国农村扶贫开发的新进展 (New Developments in China's Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas)
State Council Information Office, November 16, 2011
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2011-11/16/content_1994683.htm

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未缴保证金求上诉遭拒绝 (Ai's Deposit Refused)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 15, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111115_aiweiwei_tax.shtml
Related news:
Lawyer: Tax Authorities Impeding Ai Weiwei Appeal
Associated Press, November 14, 2011
http://www.taiwannews.com.tw/etn/news_content.php?id=1758465

Media

中国:新闻“打假”还是新闻钳制? (China: A Suppression of Fake Stories or of the News?)
Radio France Internationale, November 15, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111115-中国:新闻打假还是新闻钳制?

《财经》杂志因政治压力解聘记者杨海鹏  (Caijing Magazine Dismisses Reporter Yang Haipeng for Political Reasons)
Deutscshe Welle, November 14, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15530316,00.html

Public Health

Diabetes Education Takes Centre Stage in Love Story
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e0c3fc756f2a3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Society

China Misses Housing Construction Target
Financial Times, November 14, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ddfef41c-0e9e-11e1-b83c-00144feabdc0.html

China Group Proceeding with Homegrown Peace Prize
Associated Press, November 15, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111115/ap_on_re_as/as_china_confucius_prize

State Security

China Denies Reports on Stability Management Budget
Xinhua News Agency, November 15, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/15/content_14096071.htm

Tibet

China 'to Give Tibetan Monks Welfare Benefits'
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15716778

西藏昌都数十名僧人被捕 (Qamdo: Dozens of Monks Detained)
Radio Free Asia, November 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_tibetan-11142011100539.html

Monday, November 14, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Vietnam Falungong Jailed over China Broadcasts
Associated Press, November 10, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/vietnam-falungong-jailed-over-china-broadcasts-205036846.html

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未已获“借款”800多万元 (8mil+ RMB “Loaned” to Ai Weiwei)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111114_aiweiwei_tax.shtml
Related news:
With Help, Chinese Artist Will Contest a Tax Bill
New York Times, November 11, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/12/world/asia/dissident-chinese-artist-ai-weiwei-will-contest-large-tax-bill.html

Human Rights Defenders – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Police Harass Dozens of Blind Activist's Supporters
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=c965d3c151893310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

陈光诚软禁中过生日警察拘留访客 (Chen’s Birthday Visitors Taken into Custody)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111113_chenguangcheng_birthday.shtml

Human Rights Defenders – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

Liu Xiaobo: New Book Lifts China's Gag on Jailed Nobel Peace Prizewinner
The Guardian, November 12, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/12/liu-xiaobo-book-lifts-gag
Related information:
No Enemies, No Hatred: Selected Essays and Poems
http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674061477

Land Policy

South China Villagers Riot over Land Dispute: Police
Reuters, November 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111113/wl_nm/us_china_land_protest
Related news:
广东中山警方否认警民冲突有人死亡 (Zhongshan: Police Deny Reports of Fatalities in Clash with Police)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2011
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111113_zhongshan_land_unrest.shtml

甘肃兰州17名钉子户与城管冲突被公诉 (Lanzhou: 17 Evictees Indicted for Housing Conflict with Urban Management)
New Express, November 11, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1111/06/7IIEV6FS00011229.html

Media

China Tries to Rein in Internet with New Threats
Associated Press, November 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111111/ap_on_re_as/as_china_media

Friday, November 11, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Activist Accuses West of 'Failing' Jailed Dissidents
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d21073dfc5e83310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Environment

China's 'Breathable' Pollution Breaks Index
Bloomberg News, November 10, 2011
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-11-10/china-s-breathable-pollution-breaks-index.html

Human Rights

Human Rights Studies Boom in China
Xinhua News Agency, November 10, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/10/content_14068053.htm

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China's Chen Guangcheng: Isolated But Not Forgotten
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 11, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15681662

陈光诚周六生日支持者发起祝贺活动 (Activists Hold Celebrations for Chen's Upcoming Birthday)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/chenguangcheng-11102011095119.html
Related information:
上海市民150名祈福陈光诚生日快乐 (150 Shanghainese Celebrate Chen Guangcheng’s Birthday)
Citizens' Square, November 09, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5630
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5632

Human Rights Defenders - Liu Zhengyou (刘正有)

刘正有将出狱引起当局紧张 (Pressure from Authorities as Liu Zhengyou's Release Approaches)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/rights_jail_release-11102011115631.html
Related information:
维权人士刘正有刑满获释 (Land Rights Activist Liu Zhengyou Released)
Human Rights in China, November 11, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5628
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5627

Labor

Bye-bye Cheap, Chinese Labor
Global Post, November 10, 2011
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111109/china-economy-manufacturing-guangdong

Protests and Petitions

17 Families Accused of Obstructing Public Project
Shanghai Daily, November 11, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=487207

Society

Composer of 'June 4' Song Jailed for Fraud
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=6da073dfc5e83310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Su Yue's song "Bloodstained Glory" (血染的風采), can be heard here:
血染的風采 Bloodstained Glory - 梅艷芳 Anita Mui
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iTQjejY-4Y

Tibet

流亡尼泊尔西藏僧人引火自焚 呼吁中国当局重视藏人诉求 (Nepal: Tibetan Monk Sets Self Alight to Gain Attention for Monks' Pleas in China)
Radio Free Asia, November 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/z-11102011161931.html

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Government

北京人大独立参选人野靖春谈投票经过 (Independent Candidate Ye Jingchun Speaks on the Election)
Radio France Internationale, November 10, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111110-北京人大独立参选人野靖春谈投票经过