Friday, July 29, 2011

Disasters

广西贵港钢铁厂煤气管道泄漏 已造成103人中毒 (Gas Leak at Guangxi Steel Plant Poisons 103 Local Villagers)
China National Radio, July 29, 2011
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/shgj/gdxw/201107/29/t20110729_22573386.shtml

温州司法局律协就禁止律师帮动车事故家属致歉 (Wenzhou Bureau of Justice and Lawyers Association Apologize for Forbidding Lawyers from Representing Crash Victims)
The Beijing Times, July 29, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110729/u1a6022721.html

Media Dares to Get Tough with Railways Ministry
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bd1d14d8e6171310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
In Baring Facts of Train Crash, Blogs Erode China Censorship
New York Times, July 28, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/29/world/asia/29china.html

Environment

As China's Prosperity Grows, So Do Its Trash Piles
Christian Science Monitor, July 28, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20110728/wl_csm/400003

Food Security

China to Offer Rewards for Food Safety Informers
Reuters, July 28, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110728/hl_nm/us_china_food_safety

Human Rights Defender – Qi Chonghuai (齐崇怀)

China Extends Journalist's Jail Sentence
Agence France-Presse, July 29, 2011
http://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/China-extends-journalist-jail-afpsg-178622067.html
Related information:
服刑4年的反腐记者被裁定再服刑8年
Imprisoned Journalist Ordered to Serve Eight More Years
Human Rights in China, July 28, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5504
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5503

Internet

中国将正式实施网络游戏防沉迷系统实名认证 (China to Formally Implement Real-name Registration for Online Games)
Xinhua News Agency, July 29, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-07/29/content_2825539.htm

Protests and Petitions

成都失地农民伤人案开庭 四百民众法庭外声援 (Chengdu: 400 Landless Villagers Express Solidarity before Court as Villager is Tried for Stabbing a Man during Forced Demolition)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chd-07282011093018.html

Tibet

Tibetans Gather to Promote Values
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/gather-07272011170536.html

XUAR

Details of Alleged Xinjiang 'Terrorist Attack' Still Sketchy
Voice of America, July 27, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Details-of-Alleged-Xinjiang-Terrorist-Attack-Still-Sketchy-126239388.html
Related information:
中国人权呼吁中国当局对7·18和田事件作出全面透明的调查
HRIC Calls for Full and Transparent Investigation of July 18 Incident in Hotan
Human Rights in China, July 27, 2011
>CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5493
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5492

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Civil Society

中国公民社会步履维艰 (Building a Civil Society: Despite Rapid Development, a Difficult Path Ahead)
Voice of America, July 28, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20110727-Civil-Society-Yet-to-Take-Shape-in-China-126278553.html

Disasters

斥鐵道部閃閃縮縮‧死者家屬遊行促徹 (Relatives of Victims in Train Crash Protest for Answers)
Sin Chew Daily, July 27, 2011
http://www.sinchew.com.my/node/213814

報道:禁律師代理撞列車案 (Report: Lawyers Told Not to Accept Wenzhou Crash Cases)
Ming Pao, July 28, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2393020/1.html

Environment

China's Three Gorges Project: A Huge Dam with Big Troubles
Christian Science Monitor, July 27, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20110727/wl_csm/399387

Panic Buying of Bottled Water
South China Morning Post, July 28, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=563d08efd7c61310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD&ss=china&s=news

Government

Reluctant Transparency
Economic Observer, July 26, 2011
http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2011/0726/207236.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

刘萍魏忠平参加婚礼被跟踪 夏商不满时政宣布退选 (Independent People's Congress Candidates Continuous to Be Followed, One Quits in Dissatisfaction)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xj-07272011111742.html

Land Policy

北京律师代理拆迁案被暴打 (Lawyer Representing Land Requisition Case Battered)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/c-07272011162951.html

中国学者称经适房已成腐败高发区 (Scholar: Affordable Housing a Breeding Ground for Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/f-07272011094158.html

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Hong Kong

「釋法對港損害,大過外傭有居留權」 ("PRC Interpretation of Law Does More Harm than Granting Right of Abode to Filipino Maids")
Apple Daily, July 27, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20110727&sec_id=4104&subsec_id=11867&art_id=15468321
Related news:
'Scare Tactics' over Maids' Rights
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0b6355cc6f661310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender -- David Tsui (Xu Zerong, 徐泽荣)

Jailed Scholar to Seek Judicial Review of Case
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e62355cc6f661310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Media

Cutting-Edge Editor Moved
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/editor-07252011140423.html

Police

贵州城管被指打死小贩引发冲突 (Guizhou: Clash between People and Police after Purported Beating to Death of Street Peddler by Urban Management)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 27, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110727_guizhou_riot.shtml

Politics

More Light Shed over Choice of Top Cadres
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011
http://topics.scmp.com/news/china-news-watch/article/More-light-shed-over-choice-of-top-cadres

Public Health

World Bank Warns on Economy If China Fails to Tackle Diseases
Reuters, July 26, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/27/us-china-worldbank-health-idUSTRE76Q0IS20110727
Related information:
Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China: Stemming the Rising Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases
The World Bank, July 26, 2011
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/2011/07/26/toward-health-harmonious-life-china-stemming-rising-tide-of-non-communicable-diseases

Monday, July 25, 2011

Disasters

China's Effort to Muzzle News of Train Crash Sparks Outcry
Reuters, July 26, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110725/wl_nm/us_china_train_censorship
For translations of the propaganda directives on media response to the collision, see:
Death on the High Speed Rail
China Geeks, July 24, 2011
http://chinageeks.org/2011/07/death-on-the-high-speed-rail/

Related news:
民间呼吁启动"7·23动车事故"特别调查 (Calls across China for a Special Investigation into Wenzhou High-speed Train Collision)
Deutsche Welle, July 26, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15265997,00.html

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Lawmakers Laud Talks with Clinton
Agence France-Presse, July 25, 2011
http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STIStory_694568.html

Human Rights Defender – Zhou Yongjun (周勇军)

UN Probing Zhou Yongjun Case
Radio Television Hong Kong, July 25, 2011
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20110725/news_20110725_56_772399.htm

Internet

China Steps Up Web Monitoring, Driving Many Wi-Fi Users Away
New York Times, July 25, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/26/world/asia/26china.html

Migrant Workers

新生代农民工打工路调查:不加班按旷工处理 (Investigation Into New Generation of Migrant Workers)
Southern Daily, July 26, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/society/2011-07/26/c_121723524.htm

Protests and Petitions

广东网上信访大厅开始试运行 (Guangdong Bureau of Letters and Calls Opens Online Petitioning Office)
Southern Daily, July 26, 2011
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2011-07-22/084222857459.shtml

Public Health

吸毒者死亡案疑点重重 云南省戒毒所管理混乱 ('Shady' Death Cases in Drug Rehabilitation Centre Attributed to Bad Management by Local Government)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xd-07252011160114.html

Religion

Border Guards Turn Away Activist Priest at Lo Wu
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=06562e6c99161310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Top Chinese Church Leader Sentenced to 2 Years
Associated Press, July 26, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110726/ap_on_re_as/as_china_underground_church

Human Rights Defender – Li Shuangde (李双德)

李双德刑满出狱仍会继续维权工作 (Released Activist Li Shuangde Isn't Going to Stop Defending Rights)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_release-07222011110746.html

Chengdu-based rights activist Li Shuangde (李双德) was released Friday, July 22, from a four-month sentence on credit card fraud. Li was detained in late March and sentenced in June. Li says that imprisonment has not deterred his desire to defend rights, and that he does not fear monitoring from authorities.
Related information:
四川法律维权人士获释 讲述如何遭当局诬陷迫害
Sichuan Barefoot Lawyer Speaks Out against Trumped-up Charge
Human Rights in China, July 22, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5482
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5481

Environment

China to Tighten Rules on Pesticide Use
China Daily, July 25, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/25/content_12971702.htm
Related information:
关于公布《农药管理条例(征求意见稿)》公开征求意见的通知  (Notice on Publicly Releasing the Regulations on the Administration of Pesticides [Draft for Solicitation of Opinions])
Legislative Affairs Office of the State Council, July 20, 2011
http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/xwzx/tpxw/201107/20110700345296.shtml

Human Rights Defender – Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)

倪玉兰被加控新罪名最快八月开庭 ("Fraud" Added to Charges against Rights Lawyer Ni Yulan)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yu-07222011092858.html

Human Rights Defenders

法轮功律师朱宇飙 “预备犯罪”判两年 (Attorney Who Represented Falun Gong Practitioners Sentenced to Two Years on Charges of "Preparing to Commit a Crime")
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fa-07212011143205.html

中国独立作家被阻止参加美国使馆活动 (Writers Kept from Participating in Freedom of Expression Roundtable at US Embassy)
Deutsche Welle, July 25, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15261923,00.html
Related information:
ICPC Celebrates Tenth Anniversary in Shadow of Escalating Repression
Independent Chinese PEN Center, July 23, 2011
http://www.chinainperspective.org/ArtShow.aspx?AID=11875&Mode=ENG

Related news:
中国海关阻止海外作家入境 (Chinese Writers Tienchi Liao, Bei Ling, and Ma Jian Prevented from Entering China at Shenzhen)
Deutsche Welle, July 26, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15263175,00.html

IMAR

Fresh Protests in Inner Mongolia
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/innermongolia-07242011150723.html

Media

Caixin Reporter's Gmail Hacked
South China Morning Post, July 25, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8ad95a392dc51310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

为讨土地不惧打压 顺德村民连日抗议 (Shunde Villagers Protest against Unconsented Sale of Land)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tudi-07222011093353.html

Friday, July 22, 2011

Environment

天津海河因污染物出现大面积死鱼 (Massive Amount of Fish Found Dead from Pollutants in Tianjin's Haihe River)
China Foto Press, July 22, 2011
http://news.ynet.com/3.1/1107/22/5966925.html

Hong Kong

Teachers-to-be Fear Plans for 'Brainwashing'
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=b3da2de9c1d41310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

广西4律师涉嫌伪证罪被抓 各地律师组援助团 (Lawyers across China Voice Support for Harassed Lawyers Group in Beihai)
Legal Evening News, July 22, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-07/22/content_2806601.htm
Related news:
全国律协就律师在广西北海办案受阻发表声明 (All China Lawyers Associate Issues Statement on Harassment of Group of Lawyers in Beihai)
Legal Daily, July 22, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-07/22/content_2806628.htm

Related information:
广西维权律师杨在新被正式逮捕
Guangxi Rights Defense Lawyer Yang Zaixin Formally Arrested
Human Rights in China, July 05, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5405
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5404

IMAR

内蒙古政府出台新政策保护矿区农牧民利益 (Inner Mongolian Government Issues New Policy Safeguarding the Interests of Herders in Mining Region)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/mumin-07212011162017.html
Related information:
关于进一步规范矿业开发秩序依法保护环境保障民生的指导意见 (Guiding Opinions on Further Regulating the Development Order of the Mining Industry while Protecting the Environment and Guaranteeing People's Livelihood in Accordance with the Law)
Inner Mongolian Autonomous Regional People's Government, July 13, 2011
http://inews.nmgnews.com.cn/system/2011/07/21/010626357.shtml

Media

偵查記者風險高 民間行內具聲望 (Investigative Reporting a High-risk Job)
Ming Pao, July 22, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2387511/1.html

Public Health

Touch of Insanity Sullies Mental Health Care
Caixin, July 22, 2011
http://english.caing.com/2011-07-22/100282317.html

Religion

China to Ordain More Non-Vatican Bishops
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 22, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14248826

XUAR

Ban on Islamic Dress Sparked Uygur Attack
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=83aca8d809d41310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
新疆遇襲倖存女警:「未見過如此恐怖雙眼」 (One Policewoman's Account of Hotan Violence: "Never Have I Seen Anything So Horrifying")
Ming Pao, July 22, 2011
http://news.mingpao.com/20110722/cad1.htm

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Hong Kong

Discontent Grows in Hong Kong despite Boom
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 21, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-14197240

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

姚立法被失踪满月保安加强 江西独立候选人吁停止打压 (More Security One Month after "Disappearance" of Yao Lifa)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yao-07202011102935.html

Human Rights Defenders

刘晓原整改盼通过年检 舒向新代理拆迁遭恐吓律所停摆 (Rights Lawyer Liu Xiaoyuan Remains in Annual License Review Limbo)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/liu-07202011102605.html

Internet

Internet Users 'Lack Real Influence'
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/netizens-07202011145130.html

Land Policy

Clampdown on Illegal Land Seizures
Xinhua News Agency, July 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/20/content_12947184.htm

广州法制办:警方有责任处置拆违暴力抗法 (Guangzhou Regulations: Police Have the Responsbility to Dispose of Violent Resistance to the Demolition of Illegal Constructions)
Guangzhou Daily, July 21, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/0721/04/79F9SQQ000014AED.html

Society

于建嶸:剛性穩定 有潛在危險 (CASS Socialist Yu Jianrong: Unyielding from Stability Mindset Could Pose Danger)
Ming Pao, July 21, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2386615/1.html
Related news:
Writer Won't Give Up on Ideals
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0239e15b57841310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

新当选西藏流亡政府总理洛桑桑盖谈西藏自治 (Tibetan Government in Exile: New Prime Minister Talks Tibetan Autonomy)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tibet-07202011152528.html

XUAR

Attack on Police Station Was 'Long-planned'
China Daily, July 21, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/21/content_12947603.htm

新疆和田戒严 网路封锁消息 (Martial Law and Internet Restrictions in Hotan)
Want Daily, July 20, 2011
http://news.chinatimes.com/tech/171704/112011072000095.html

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Corruption

中国两贪官处死刑 贪腐问题有救 (Does Killing Corrupt Officials Solve the Corruption Problem?)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/guan-07192011152017.html

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未"逃税"案 律师拒绝查帐安排 (Ai's Lawyer Petitions to See the Books)
Deutsche Welle, July 19, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15252239,00.html

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)

Gao Release Date Nears
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/release-07192011145753.html

Human Rights Defenders

吴乐宝遭拘捕抄家  朋友相约探望“被喝茶” (Wu Yuebao Detained and Subjected to House Search)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wu-07192011105341.html

“北海四律师被拘案”律师团酒店遭围攻 (Lawyers Group Organized to Represent Beihai Lawyers under Investigation for Fraud Harassed at Hotel)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 20, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/53/e53a0a2978c28872/Blog/fb6/14d6a3.html

Internet

China's Online Population Rises to 485 Million
The Globe and Mail, July 20, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/technology/tech-news/chinas-online-population-rises-to-485-million/article2101801/

Public Health

Slower Spread Reported in AIDS-plagued Chinese Province
Xinhua News Agency, July 20, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/20/content_12944417.htm

Tibet

习近平西藏60周年讲话态度强硬 (Xi Jiping Takes Tough Stance on Tibet in 60th Anniversary Speech)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tibet-07192011152317.html
Related news:
Xi Jinping: China Will 'Smash' Tibet Separatism
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 19, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-14205998

XUAR

Deaths in China Ethnic Violence
Al Jazeera, July 20, 2011
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia-pacific/2011/07/2011719182736197478.html

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Economic Development

中国各地频频垮桥 (Several Recent Bridge Collapses)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/qiao-07192011003125.html

Human Rights Defender – Zhu Yufu (朱虞夫)

维权人士吁批朱虞夫取保候审 (Rights Defenders Call for Zhu Yufu to Be Released on Medical Bail Pending Trial)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident_b-07182011110806.html
Related information:
取保候审申请书 (Application for Medical Parole for Zhu Yufu)
Jiang Hangli, July 12, 2011
http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5449

Media

傳媒揭黑團隊遭解散 (Investigative Team Disbanded at China Economic Times)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2384852/1.html
Related information:
Trouble for China Economic Times
China Media Project, July 18, 2011
http://cmp.hku.hk/2011/07/18/13879/

Police

饥寒交迫式“法制培训” (Legal Training by Suffering Hardships)
TIME WEEKLY, July 14, 2011
http://time-weekly.com/story/2011-07-14/116905.html
Related news:
Media Report Uncovers Use of Starvation in Detention Camp
Caixin, July 18, 2011
http://english.caing.com/2011-07-18/100280712.html

Rural Issues

Dangerous Elements
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a1b377c1c1821310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Society

Ethnic Music Tests Limits in China
New York Times, July 16, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/17/world/asia/17music.html

Tibet

Anniversary "Fuels Tension"
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/fuels-07182011125053.html

XUAR

新疆政府:和田事件是恐怖攻擊 (Xinjiang Authorities Call Hotan Clash "Terrorism")
Radio Taiwan International, July 19, 2011
http://news.rti.org.tw/index_newsContent.aspx?nid=308139
Related news:
Clash in China's Xinjiang Killed 20: Exile Group
Agence France-Presse, July 19, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/clash-chinas-xinjiang-killed-20-exile-group-042047143.html

Monday, July 18, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Obama Welcomes Dalai Lama, to China's Anger
Agence France-Presse, July 17, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110717/pl_afp/ustibetchinareligionpolitics

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未首次就“认罪”表态 当局找“下台阶”听证不公正 (Ai Weiwei: Authorities' Claims of a "Confession" Merely to Avoid Embarrassment)
Radio Free Asia, July 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/aww-07152011110050.html

Human Rights Defenders

王荔蕻将被起诉引批评 为公民维权遭打压获声援 (Activist Awaiting Indictment Wang Lihong Draws Warm Support from Rights Activists)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy-07172011162501.html
Related information:
“如此自由,如此富有,如此美丽!”——想念王荔蕻 (On Wang Lihong)
Ai Xiaoming, Biweekly Chinese Journal no. 56
http://biweekly.hrichina.org/article/1098

Religion

Vatican Excommunicates China Bishop, Criticizes Beijing
Reuters, July 16, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/07/16/us-pope-china-idUSTRE76F0PR20110716

Protests and Petitions

广州增城事件1人因发微博获刑1年半 (Zengcheng Protests: Man Sentenced to 1.5y in Prison for Spreading Rumors via Microblog)
Yang Cheng Wan Bao, July 15, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/0715/15/791005T400014AED.html
Related news:
China Jails 11 over South China Riots
Reuters, July 16, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110716/wl_nm/us_china_riots

Tibet

廢貴族特權 「十七條」名存實亡 (17 Point Agreement on Tibet's Peaceful Liberation Effective Only on the Surface)
Ming Pao, July 18, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2383968/1.html

达赖喇嘛:我们追求的是汉藏双赢的局面 (Dalai Lama: We Pursue a Win-Win Situation)
Radio France Internationale, July 17, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20110717-达赖喇嘛:我们追求的是汉藏双赢的局面

XUAR

Virtual Jails for Prisoner Families
Radio Free Asia, July 15, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/families-07152011125323.html

Friday, July 15, 2011

Environment

China Reports 24 Red Tides in 1st Half of 2011
China Daily, July 14, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/14/content_12906758.htm

Human Rights

State Council Hails China's Success on Human Rights
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a3b9f16be8921310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Ai's Wife Disputes 12m Yuan Tax Bill at 'Unfair' Hearing
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ced6570bd9821310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

姚立法再被抄家 (Elections Advocate Yao Lifa Again Subjected to Home Search)
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident_a-07142011102209.html

Human Rights Defenders

贵州民主人士近日遭警告 (Guizhou Democrats Issued Warning)
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/mlh-07142011112244.html

Jasmine Rallies

Beijing Continues Jasmine Clampdown
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/protests-07142011190738.html

Land Policy

浙江海宁百多农民示威 (Zhejiang: 100+ Farmers Protest Land Policy)
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_clash-07142011110741.html

Public Health

性工作者等高危人群有望免费接收乙肝疫苗接种 (Sex Workers and Other High-risk Groups May Have Free Hep B Vaccination)
Guangzhou Daily, July 15, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110715/u1a5997796.html

Rural Issues

New Regulation Targets Village Corruption
Xinhua News Agency, July 13, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/13/content_12897659.htm
Related news:
中纪委:“41不准”规范乡镇、村两级基层干部行为 (CPC Disciplinary Committee: "41 No-noes" Regulate Activities of Rural Cadres)
Xinhua News Agency, July 15, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2011-07/15/c_121670561.htm

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Environment

低碳省区及城市考核有望全国推广 广东等先试点 (Pilot Scheme for Low-carbon Provinces and Cities in Guangdong)
Economic Information Daily, July 14, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110714/u1a5995269.html

Human Rights

China Fulfills All Targets of Its Human Rights Action Plan
Xinhua News Agency, July 14, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/14/content_12900701.htm
Related information:
《国家人权行动计划(2009-2010年)》评估报告
Assessment Report on the National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2009-2010)
State Council Information Office, July 2011
CH: http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-07/14/c_121665648.htm
EN: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/14/content_12903577.htm

Related news:
China Admits "Long Way To Go" for Citizens to Enjoy Human Rights
Reuters, July 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110713/wl_nm/us_china_rights

Hukou

薛晓峰昨在省委十届九次全会上发言时透露:中山将打破城里人农村人身份壁垒 (Zhongshan Authorities Vow to Break Urban-Rural Wall)
Guangzhou Daily, July 14, 2011
http://gzdaily.dayoo.com/html/2011-07/14/content_1416074.htm

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Ai Weiwei Accepts Teaching Job in Germany
The Guardian, July 14, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/jul/14/ai-weiwei-accepts-job-germany

发课公司涉嫌偷漏税案听证前夕 数百人士家人律师再次呼吁公开进行 (Hundreds Call for Open Hearing in Ai's Tax Case)
Radio Free Asia, July 13, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fk-07132011102617.html

Human Rights Defender – Hada

司法机关互打太极 哈达仍被"威胁" (Inner Mongolian Academic Hada Remains "Threatened")
Deutsche Welle, July 14, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15230339,00.html

Human Rights Defenders

Broken Dreams
South China Morning Post, July 14, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4e6020cb67321310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

山东湖北维权人士分别被劳教和拘留 (Activists Detained, Sent to Reeducation-Through-Labor in Shandong, Hubei)
Radio Free Asia, July 13, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fy-07132011091103.html

Land Policy

二度拆迁 西安村民连续集体静坐 (Xi'an: Twice-Evicted and Relocated Villagers Hold Sit-in Protest before Shaanxi Provincial Government Building)
Radio Free Asia, July 13, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chai-07132011161021.html

Migrant Workers

Migrants to Move into Cheap Public Housing Units
China Daily, July 14, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/14/content_12897942.htm

Religion

China's Catholic Church Ordains Another Bishop
Associated Press, July 14, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/chinas-catholic-church-ordains-another-bishop-084412426.html

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Civil Society

中国草根NGO有望转正 (Registration Situation for Chinese NGOs Holds Promise)
Deutsche Welle, July 13, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15227847,00.html

Hong Kong

香港特首人选浮台面 王光亚指点条件引批评 (State Council Directives for Choosing Hong Kong's Next Chief Executive Draws Criticism)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hk-07122011095748.html
Related news:
香港观察:今年香港的温度特别高 (Politics Running Especially Hot This Summer in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 12, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/hong_kong_review/2011/07/110712_hkreview_hitemp_bylvyi.shtml
Radio Broadcasters Seek to Overcome Limitations in Hong Kong
Voice of America, July 12, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Radio-Broadcasters-Seek-to-Overcome-Limitations-in-Hong-Kong-125460473.html

Human Rights

China's 1st Human Rights Action Plan Accomplished
Xinhua News Agency, July 12, 2011
http://english.cri.cn/6909/2011/07/12/1821s648005.htm
Related news:
中国将制定新一期国家人权行动计划 (China to Draft New Human Rights Action Plan for 2012-2015)
Xinhua News Agency, July 13, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-07/13/c_121659256.htm

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Ai Weiwei's Firm Granted Hearing with Tax Agency
Associated Press, July 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110713/ap_on_re_as/as_china_ai_weiwei

Human Rights Defenders

First, They Came for the Lawyers
Foreign Policy, July 12, 2011
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/07/12/first_they_came_for_the_lawyers

Internet

社科院蓝皮书:中国已成全球新媒体用户第一大国 (CASS Blue Book: China Has Most Users of New Media)
China.org.cn, July 12, 2011
http://news.china.com.cn/2011-07/12/content_22970889.htm
Related news:
China Websites Fall Victim to New Controls: Study
Agence France-Presse, July 13, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110713/ts_afp/chinamediainternet
網民轟京滬高鐵豆腐渣 (Netizens Expose Faulty Construction in Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Rail)
Ming Pao, July 13, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2379963/1.html
Related information:
All Eyes on China’s New High-speed Rail
China Media Project, July 13, 2011
http://cmp.hku.hk/2011/07/13/13764/

Land Policy

Call for Land Reform
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/land-07122011135313.html

Escavator Crushes Farmer to Death
South China Morning Post, July 13, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2df19f288fe11310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
Highway Protest after Villager's Death
Shanghai Daily, July 13, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=476934

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Fugitive from China Wins Interim Stay of Deportation
The Globe and Mail, July 11, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/british-columbia/bc-politics/fugitive-from-china-wins-interim-stay-of-deportation/article2093763/

Hong Kong

北京列出香港特首“必备条件” (Beijing Lists "Necessary Requirements" for HK Chief Executive)
Deutsche Welle, July 11, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15226424,00.html

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未案重要证人仍被失踪 当局持续打压艺术自由表达 (Important Witnesses in Ai Weiwei Case Still Missing)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/aww-07112011092132.html

Human Rights Defender – Hada

Ethnic Mongol Activist, Family Held
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/held-07112011133648.html

Media

Top China Editor Says 'Private Interests' Censor Press
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110711/wl_asia_afp/chinapoliticsmediapeople

《山东新闻网》报江泽民死讯遭整肃 (Shandong Online Newsportal Shut Down Temporarily for Reporting Jiang Zemin's Death)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_media-07112011085808.html

Protests and Petitions

Chinese Court Jails Six for Role in Guangdong Riot
Reuters, July 12, 2011
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE76B0SH20110712

Public Health

民生三问:如何防止“被精神病”? (How Can Forcible Commitment to Mental Hospitals Be Avoided?)
People's Daily, July 11, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-07/11/c_121648793.htm

Tibet

China Says Tibetans 'Closely' Linked to Majority Han
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110711/wl_asia_afp/chinareligiontibetrightspolitics
For full text of the whitepaper, see:
西藏和平解放60年
Sixty Years since Peaceful Liberation of Tibet
State Council Information Office, July 11, 2011
CH: http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2011-07/11/content_1903871.htm
EN: http://www.gov.cn/english/official/2011-07/11/content_1904075.htm
四川十多名藏人因示威被判刑 (Sichuan: Several Tibetans Sentenced for Demonstrations)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_tibetan-07112011120828.html

XUAR

Uyghur Leaflets Prompt Crackdown
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/leaflets-07112011113203.html

Monday, July 11, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Congress Urging Dalai Lama-Obama Meeting
South China Morning Post, July 09, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=66f9cbf29aa01310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
中国重申“西藏事务纯属内政” (China Reiterates: The Tibet Issue Is Purely a Domestic One)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 09, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110709_china_dalai_tibet.shtml

Population

广东已申报“单独可生二胎”试点 (Guangdong Pushing for Two-Child Policy)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 11, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/4/56/456ac9b0d15a8b7f/Blog/60b/0599af.html

Food Security

Beijing in New Crackdown on Use of Illegal Cooking Oil
China Daily, July 11, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/11/content_12872084.htm

Hukou

Money, Fraud and Hukou
China Daily, July 11, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/2011-07/11/content_12871956.htm

Human Rights Defender – Liao Yiwu (廖亦武)

廖亦武,又一位中国流亡作家 (Liao Yiwu: Yet Another Chinese Author in Exile)
Deutsche Welle, July 09, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15223419,00.html

IMAR

Social Harmony, Stability Stressed in Inner Mongolia
China Daily, July 10, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/10/content_12871607.htm

Internet

微博改变社会生态 专家称让滥用权力者难以藏身 (Experts: Abuses of Power Harder to Conceal as Microblogs Change Societal Attitudes)
Xinhua News Agency, July 11, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110711/u1a5989851.html

Media

法制日报社:新闻记者采访权不容侵犯 (Legal Daily: Reporters' Interviewing Rights Should Not Be Infringed)
Legal Daily, July 10, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-07/10/content_2788377.htm

Public Health

Gay Men Hit Hard by HIV/AIDS
China Daily, July 11, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-07/11/content_12871970.htm

Tibet

Dalai Lama Eyes Return
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/hhdl-07102011170942.html

Friday, July 08, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Liao Yiwu (廖亦武)

廖亦武:我其实是一个记忆工作者 ("I Am a Memory Worker," Liao Yiwu Says)
Deutsche Welle, July 07, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15219059,00.html
Related news:
Liao Yiwu Unbound
The New Yorker, July 07, 2011
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2011/07/liao-yiwu-leaves-china.html

Human Rights Defenders

人大选举律师观察团发起人被约谈 (Founder of People's Congress Election Lawyer Observation Team Wu Yuanshu Called for Meeting with Provincial Judicial Dept)
Radio Free Asia, July 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/m0707-vt-07072011161901.html

王荔蕻之子:放我妈回家吃饭 (Beijing-based Activist Wang Lihong's Son Urges Release of His Mother)
Deutsche Welle, July 07, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15218520,00.html

Protests and Petitions

China Ex-official Warns Crackdown Risks Instability
Reuters, July 08, 2011
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/07/08/idINIndia-58149620110708

China Fires Officials, Charges 11 over Riots: State Media
Agence France-Presse, July 07, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110707/wl_asia_afp/chinaunrestcharges
Related news:
广州增城骚乱事件两名官员被免职 (Two Officials Dismissed in the Aftermath of Zengcheng Protests)
Xinhua News Agency, July 08, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110708_china_unrest_charges.shtml
不滿拆遷補償 (Beijingers Erect Sign in Protest of Relocation Compensation at Land and Resources Bureau)
Ming Pao, July 08, 2011
http://news.mingpao.com/20110708/cag1.htm

Society

中国官方媒体否认江泽民病故消息 (Chinese State Media Deny Rumors of Jiang Zemin's Death)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 07, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110707_china_jiang_rumour.shtml
Related news:
World View: Is Jiang Zemin Dead or Alive?
Bloomberg, July 07, 2011
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-07-07/is-jiang-zemin-dead-or-alive-the-chinese-public-wants-to-know-world-view.html

Tibet

青海众藏人家中庆达赖生日 拉萨军警民双拥活动对擂 (Dalai Lama's Birthday: Qinghai Tibetans Celebrate, Lhasa Authorities Hold Support Activities for Military and Police)
Radio Free Asia, July 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dalai-07072011093924.html

XUAR

Call for Western Pressure
Radio Free Asia, July 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/pressure-07072011184717.html

Thursday, July 07, 2011

Environment

水危机倒逼中国发展战略转型 (Water Crisis Forces Changes to China's Development Strategy )
China Comment, July 07, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110707/u1a5983365.html

Hong Kong

香港观察:突如其来的七一火苗 (Observations From Hong Kong: Heightened Demonstration Fervor on 7/1)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 05, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/hong_kong_review/2011/07/110705_hkreview_protests.shtml

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Freed Chinese Artist Reported to Be Back at Work, Though Barred from Talking to Press
New York Times, July 06, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/07/world/asia/07artist.html

Human Rights Defenders

Shanghai Lawyer Banned from Home
Radio Free Asia, July 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-07062011213818.html

Media

英媒:中国移动显示权力仍然属于党 (UK Media: China Mobile Shows Power Still Concentrated in the Party)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 06, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/07/110706_ft_china_partypower.shtml

Protests and Petitions

Beijing Flooded with Petitions
Radio Free Asia, July 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/petitions-07062011145244.html

Taiwan

Cross-strait Partners on Crime
South China Morning Post, July 06, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=aea1f993d2af0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Environment

China Admits Extent of Spill from Oil Rig
New York Times, July 05, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/06/world/asia/06china.html

Human Rights Defender – Hu Jia (胡佳)

胡佳仍受監視 來年家人第一 (Hu Jia Still under Surveillance, Says He Will Give Priority to His Family)
Radio Free Asia, July 06, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20110706&sec_id=15335&subsec_id=15336&art_id=15404620

Human Rights Defender – Yao Lifa (姚立法)

Election Activist 'Disappeared'
Radio Free Asia, July 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/activist-07052011153840.html

Human Rights Defenders

维权律师指当局以年检对付不听话律师 (Rights Attorneys: Authorities Use Annual Inspection to Deal with Disobedient Lawyers)
Radio Free Asia, July 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_lawyers-07052011102227.html

Law

四川一律师办案中被拘 (Sichuan Lawyer Detained while Handling a Case on Suspicion of Fraud)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 06, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/53/e53a0a2978c28872/Blog/79b/a76c2b.html

Migrant Workers

“新市民”成长记 浙江慈溪:外来工融入当地社区的样本调查 (A Look into the Integration of "New Residents" in Zhejiang)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 06, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/b/bd/bbd2f7ac63dcd641/Blog/52c/e8a9a5.html

Security

Cisco Poised to Help China Keep an Eye on Its Citizens
The Wall Street Journal, July 05, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304778304576377141077267316.html

Tibet

Birthday Celebrations Muted
Radio Free Asia, July 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/birthday-07052011184125.html

XUAR

“7·5”事件两年后维吾尔人处境仍然艰难 (Two Years after the Xinjiang Unrest, Uyghurs' Situation Remains Difficult)
Deutsche Welle, July 05, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15212738,00.html

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波妻子今年首次探监 人身自由仍受限制 (Liu Xiaobo's Wife Finally Permitted Jail Visit, Yet Her Personal Liberties Remain Curtailed)
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lxb-07042011093228.html

Human Rights Defender – Yang Zaixin (杨在新)

四律师被抓案引发执业环境担忧 (Detention of Four Defense Lawyers for Doing Their Jobs Leads to Concerns of the Legal Working Environment)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 05, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/53/e53a0a2978c28872/Blog/5ad/77ae6d.html

Human Rights Defenders

受打压人大候选人调查选举舞弊被殴打 (Jiangxi: Independent Candidates Investigating Election Fraud Beaten)
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_candidate-07042011114605.html

Law

法学泰斗遗愿:唯法治才能推动社会进步 (Leading Legal Scholar's Final Wishes: Social Progress Can Only Come through Rule of Law)
Deutsche Welle, July 04, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15209862,00.html

Migrant Workers

Help on Way for Migrant Workers
South China Morning Post, July 05, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=cf1029c33d5f0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Politics

Speech Short on Reform Hope
Radio Free Asia, July 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/speech-07042011125525.html

Protests and Petitions

北京將建救助管理總站可容納上訪人員3500人 (Petitioner Assistance Station Able to Hold 3500 to Be Built in Beijing)
Beijing Morning Post, July 03, 2011
http://dailynews.sina.com/bg/chn/chnpolitics/sinacn/20110703/19482573004.html

Public Health

学者呼吁启动"血液污染"调查 (Scholar Calls for Investigation into Blood Contamination)
Deutsche Welle, July 04, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15210036,00.html

XUAR

China Pledges to Boost Restive West's Development
Associated Press, July 04, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110704/ap_on_re_as/as_china_xinjiang

新疆动乱两年后 中国安全努力遭受质疑 (China's Security Strength Questioned Two Years after Xinjiang Unrest)
Voice of America, July 05, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20110705-CHINA-UIGHURS-124996989.html

Monday, July 04, 2011

Government

刘萍:相信五年之后将有更多的刘萍出现 (Grassroots Candidate Liu Ping: 5 Years from Now, There'll Be More Like Me)
Radio France Internationale, July 03, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20110703-刘萍:相信五年之后将有更多的刘萍出现

Hong Kong

Growing Discontent Seen in Annual Hong Kong Protest
International Herald Tribune, July 02, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/02/world/asia/02iht-hong02.html
Related news:
警方拘228名示威者否認無警告用胡椒噴霧 (Police Detain 228, Deny Using Pepper Spray without Warning)
Metro Plus AM 1044, July 02, 2011
http://www.metroradio.com.hk/997/News/Default.aspx?NewsID=72e5e8b5-e4d4-4ae3-b1e8-997afc8168c3
HK Journalists Say Freedom of Speech Is Being Threatened
Agence France-Presse, July 04, 2011
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2011/07/04/2003507395

Human Rights Defenders

Silence of the Dissidents
South China Morning Post, July 04, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0d710c89750f0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

中共生日民主人士失自由 (Rights Defenders Lose Their Freedom on Party's Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zg-07012011091352.html

Labor

工人同乡罢工事件增多 社会维权组织面临工会“收编” (With Strikes by Workers from the Same Hometown on the Rise, Rights Activist Groups Are Faced with Being "Incorporated" into Unions)
Economic Information Daily, July 04, 2011
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2011_07/04/7410028_0.shtml

Land Policy

“新拆迁条例”北京出台实施细则 (Beijing: New Opinions on the Implementation on Requisition and Compensation of Housing on State-owned Land)
The Beijing News, July 02, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2011-07/02/c_121613405.htm

Politics

90 Years of China's Communist Party: from Secret Society to 'Harmonious Society'
Christian Science Monitor, July 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/csm/20110702/wl_csm/394237

Multi-Party System Would Bring Chaos, China Media Says
Agence France-Presse, July 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20110702/wl_asia_afp/chinapolitics
Related information:
中共信心十足坚定践行“中国道路” (The Party Is Confident That It's Adhering to the "Chinese Road")
Xinhua News Agency, July 01, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2011-07/01/c_121612849.htm

Protests and Petitions

中共自庆生日百姓冷漠 访民露宿街头续遭清剿 (Crackdown on Petitioners in Capital Continue during Party Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, July 01, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zg-07012011091346.html

Society

China's Gay Community Fights Online Censorship
Time, July 01, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/time/20110701/wl_time/08599208044300

Tibet

Tibetan Writer Jailed for 4 Years in China: Group
Reuters, July 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20110702/wl_nm/us_china_tibet_writer