Monday, October 31, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

软禁维权盲人山东维稳怪圈 (Vicious Circle of Stability Maintenance for Blind Activist under House Arrest)
Yazhou Zhoukan, November 06, 2011
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/inews.cfm?Path=2212977682&File=20111027/yz041555a.htm
Related news:
Activists Slam US Studio for Filming in China City
Associated Press, October 31, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111031/ap_on_re_as/as_china_blind_lawyer

Internet

Officials Say Beijing's Free Wi-Fi Will Be Safe
China Daily, October 31, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/31/content_14004811.htm

IMAR

当局关闭内蒙古主要网站 防止牧民被压死事件反弹 (Authorities Shut Down Popular Mongolian Site after Herder Death)
Radio Free Asia, October 28, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/fy-10282011102042.html

Law

China Defines Terrorism to Win Global Support
Associated Press, October 29, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111029/ap_on_re_as/as_china_terrorism
Related information:
关于加强反恐怖工作有关问题的决定 (Decision on Several Issues in Strengthening Anti-Terrorism Work)
Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, October 29, 2011
http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/xinwen/2011-10/30/content_1678392.htm

Media

Senior Leader Stresses Supervision by Public
Xinhua News Agency, October 30, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/30/content_14004008.htm
Related information:
Media Czar: Be Docile, But Profitable
China Media Project, October 31, 2011
http://cmp.hku.hk/2011/10/31/16868/

Population

“只生一个好”到底好不好? (Is the One Child Policy a Good Thing in the End?)
Deutsche Welle, October 28, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15473708,00.html

Rural Issues

农村治理新局 (A New Office for Rural Governance)
Outlook Weekly, October 31, 2011
http://news.sohu.com/20111031/n323983435.shtml
Related news:
China Land Grab Disputes Spread West, Hit New High
Reuters, October 31, 2011
http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFTRE79U0BG20111031

Protests and Petitions

河南公安醉酒撞死五人 引发民愤千人围观斥警 (Drunk Officer Kills Five, Sparks Protest)
Radio Free Asia, October 30, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-10302011165737.html

Friday, October 28, 2011

Government

Beijing Woman Wins Nomination
Radio Free Asia, October 27, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/nomination-10272011125338.html

Human Rights Defenders

女网民涉嫌颠覆国家被捕 (Shaanxi Netizen Wang Lin Arrested on Suspicion of Subversion)
Radio Free Asia, October 27, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_internet-10272011103028.html

Land Policy

Officials Sentenced in Trial over Land-use Graft
Shanghai Daily, October 27, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=485900

Law

人大法工委官员回应刑诉法修正草案部分条款质疑 (NPC Reps Respond to Certain Provisions in Draft Criminal Procedure Law Amendment Called into Question)
China News Service, October 27, 2011
http://www.chinanews.com/fz/2011/10-27/3418389.shtml
Transcript of the press conference for the release of the Socialist System of Laws with Chinese Characteristics white paper:
http://www.news.cn/zhibo/20111027/wz.htm
加强反恐怖工作有关问题的决定草案有修改 对恐怖活动的定义表述更清晰 (Definition of Terrorist Activity Revised in Draft Decision)
Legal Daily, October 28, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-10/28/content_3066001.htm
Related news:
China's Top Legislature to Vote on Law Amendments Concerning Military Service, Anti-terror Efforts
Xinhua News Agency, October 27, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-10/27/c_122206734.htm

Protests and Petitions

Hundreds Protest over Tax Dispute in Eastern China
Associated Press, October 27, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111027/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tax_riot

Tibet

Explosion at Chinese Government Building in Tibet
Reuters, October 28, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/28/explosion-chinese-government-building-tibet

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Human Rights

Chinese U.N. Envoy Urges International Community to Abandon Double Standard on Human Rights
Xinhua News Agency, October 26, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-10/27/c_131215887.htm
Related information:
常驻联合国副代表王民大使在第66届联大三委关于人权问题(议题69b、c)的发言
Statement by Ambassador Wang Min at the Third Committee of the Sixty-sixth Session of the United Nations General Assembly on Human Rights (Agenda Item 69 6&c)
October 26, 2011
CH: http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/chn/pds/wjdt/zwbd/t871079.htm
EN: http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/eng/wjb/zwjg/zwbd/t871085.htm

Internet

Where an Internet Joke Is Not Just a Joke
New York Times, October 26, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/30/magazine/the-dangerous-politics-of-internet-humor-in-china.html

Labor

人大修正職業病法 可向政府申醫療救助 (NPC Deliberates Draft Amendment to Occupational Disease Law)
Ming Pao, October 27, 2011
http://news.mingpao.com/20111027/cha2.htm

Law

China Issues White Paper on Law
Xinhua News Agency, October 27, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/27/content_13988033.htm

Full text of the white paper:
中国特色社会主义法律体系 (Socialist System of Laws with Chinese Characteristics)
Information Office of the State Council, October 2011
CH: http://www.gov.cn/jrzg/2011-10/27/content_1979498.htm   
EN: http://english.cri.cn/6909/2011/10/27/1781s664676.htm  

Transcript of the press conference for the release of the white paper:
http://www.news.cn/zhibo/20111027/wz.htm

Population

Experts Challenge China's 1-child Population Claim
Associated Press, October 27, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hHPdPXL9HAUxVeromJZIxD3x5sCQ

Public Health

艾滋儿童内地求医无门 其父携子赴港求诊 (HIV/AIDS Activist, Unable to Find Treatment for Son in Mainland, Turns to HK)
Deutsche Welle, October 25, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15487035,00.html

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Hong Kong

Court Rejects Move to Block Abode Ruling
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=33e3b9ad62f33310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Wrong Side of the Law
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=51dd2dc43ba33310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
陈光诚的“大美临沂”:一个城市的双重面孔 (Chen's Beautiful Linyi: A City with Two Faces)
Radio France Internationale, October 25, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111025-陈光诚的“大美临沂”:一个城市的双重面孔

Human Rights Defender - Hada

哈达仍被过期关押其儿子获准保释 (Son Released on Bail, But Hada Remains Locked Up Past End of Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_release-10252011101034.html

Human Rights Defender - Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)

倪玉兰夫妇将开审  董前勇二审败诉 (Ni Yulan and Husband's Case to Be Tried Soon)
Radio Free Asia, October 25, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_lawyer-10252011103731.html

Internet

China Vows Stricter Controls on Social Media
Reuters, October 26, 2011
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/26/us-china-internet-idINTRE79P0OJ20111026

Labor

China Minimum Wage up by a Fifth
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 26, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15456509

Politics

Fun TV Makes Way for Lessons in Morality
South China Morning Post, October 26, 2011
http://topics.scmp.com/news/china-news-watch/article/Fun-TV-makes-way-for-lessons-in-morality

Tibet

Another Tibetan Monk Sets Himself on Fire in China
Associated Press, October 26, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111026/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet
Related news:
Tibetan Activists Adopt Self-Immolation as Political Tool
Voice of America, October 25, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Tibetan-Activists-Adopt-Self-Immolation-As-Political-Tool-132517228.html

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Government

Candidates Pressured ahead of Poll
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/candidates-10212011160752.html

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Cuts Access to Lawyer Who Fought One-child Policy
McClatchy Newspapers, October 24, 2011
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/10/24/2470019_p3/china-cuts-access-to-lawyer-who.html

Labor

Watch Workers Strike over Time
Xinhua News Agency, October 25, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2011/10/25/Watch%2Bworkers%2Bstrike%2Bover%2Btime/

Land Policy

Chinese See Communist Land Sales Hurting Mao’s Poor to Pay Rich
Bloomberg News, October 24, 2011
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-23/chinese-see-communist-land-sales-hurting-mao-s-poor-to-pay-rich.html

Law

China Mulls New Tax for Environmental Protection
Xinhua News Agency, October 24, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/24/content_13965443.htm

“被精神病”责任人或被追究刑责 (Mental Health Law Draft: Those Deliberately Committing People for Psychiatric Treatment May Be Investigated for Accountability)
Southern Weekend, October 24, 2011
http://www.infzm.com/content/64221

中国修法增加警察查验身份证范围 (Draft Amendment Increases Scope of Police Inspection of IDs)
Deutsche Welle, October 24, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15483573,00.html

Tibet

西藏喇嘛印度抗議 (India: Tibetans Protest before Chinese Embassy in Support of Self-immolating Monks)
Ming Pao, October 25, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2472315/1.html

Monday, October 24, 2011

Government

China Officials Jailed for Leaking Data
Radio Television Hong Kong, October 24, 2011
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20111024/news_20111024_56_793128.htm

Human Rights Defenders

民主人士曹海波被昆明警方逮捕 (Kunming: Democracy Activist Cao Haibo Arrested on Charges of Inciting Subversion)
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-10212011164311.html

新华社记者因看望陈光诚离职 (Xinhua Reporter Leaves Job after Trying to Vist Chen Guangcheng)
Radio Free Asia, October 21, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/m1021-xql-10212011155915.html
Related information:
临沂,一个还未解放的地方-----我的沂南之旅 (My Trip to Yinan)
Shi Yu, October 08, 2011
http://club.china.com/data/thread/1011/2732/31/71/3_1.html

IMAR

Truck Kills Herder in China Inner Mongolia Protest-Group
Reuters, October 24, 2011
http://www.trust.org/alertnet/news/truck-kills-herder-in-china-inner-mongolia-protest-group

Law

China to Freeze Terrorists' Assets
China Daily, October 24, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/24/content_13962446.htm
Related news:
中国拟进一步加强反恐工作 界定恐怖组织定义 (China Defines "Terrorist Activity" and Related Terms in Draft Decision Being Deliberated by NPC)
China News Service, October 24, 2011
http://www.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/201110/24/t20111024_22783370.shtml
人大常委会今起审议精神卫生法草案等多部法案 (NPC Standing Committee Deliberating Mental Health Law and Other Drafts Today)
China News Service, October 24, 2011
http://news.cn.yahoo.com/ypen/20111024/655033.html

Media

Beijing's Message Masters Try to Shape Views Abroad
South China Morning Post, October 24, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=bda883a21b133310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related information:
中国“大外宣”的“本土化”战略
The Localization Strategy of China’s Great External Propaganda
He Qinglian, China Rights Forum, 2010, no. 3
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/node/3667
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/3267

Population

Chinese Abortion Death Due to Birth Quota Enforcement, Family Claims
The Guardian, October 21, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/21/chinese-abortion-death-birth-quota-claims

Tibet

Tibetan Monk's Suicide Try Seen in Leaked Video
Associated Press, October 23, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111023/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet

Friday, October 21, 2011

Bilateral Ties

中国“防火长城” 美国要个说法 (US Calls for Explanation of the "Great Firewall")
Deutsche Welle, October 20, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15475700,00.html

Environment

China Faces Potential Winter Power Cuts
Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204485304576644371484394618.html

Groundwater Gets Worse, Land Agency Says
China Daily, October 21, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/21/content_13944892.htm

Gender

A Quarter of Chinese Women Suffer Domestic Abuse
Reuters, October 21, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/21/us-china-women-idUSTRE79K14L20111021

Human Rights Defenders

'Free Chen' Campaign Widens
Radio Free Asia, October 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/campaign-10202011130325.html

Media

南方電視台記者遭保安毆打 (Guangdong TV Reporter Beaten by Security Guards)
Ming Pao, October 21, 2011
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20111020/ca41540a.htm

Migrant Workers

外地人可申请北京公租房 (Beijing: Non-residents Can Also Apply for Public Housing)
China Securities Journal, October 20, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/fortune/2011-10/20/c_122178036.htm

Multilateral

China Proposes 'Traffic Rules' to Secure Cyberspace
Xinhua News Agency, October 21, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/21/content_13944733.htm
Related information:
International Code of Conduct for Information Security
UN Doc. A/66/359, September 14, 2011
http://www.un.org/ga/search/view_doc.asp?symbol=A/66/359

Police

Senior Official Urges Special Police Officers to Better Uphold Social Stability
Xinhua News Agency, October 20, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/china/2011-10/20/c_131203044.htm

Tibet

China Says to Get Tough after Tibetan Burnings
Reuters, October 20, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111020/wl_nm/us_china_tibetans_burnings

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Environment

Relocated Villagers Face Harsh Times
Shanghai Daily, October 20, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=485145

Hong Kong

Millions of Records Gone in Legco Move
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1813af64b2c13310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Wang Lihong (王荔蕻)

Chinese Court Rejects Activist Appeal for Protest
Associated Press, October 20, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111020/ap_on_re_as/as_china_human_rights
Related information:
Rights Defender Wang Lihong Sentenced to Nine Months
维权人士王荔蕻被判刑9个月
Human Rights in China, September 9, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5568
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5569

Macao

路人见死不救 可被判刑1年 (Passers-by Who Don't Help Someone Dying Can Be Sentenced to 1 Year)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 20, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/9/aa/9aa42b31882ec039/Blog/373/665953.html
Related news:
Chinese Province Debates Law after Hit-and-run Outcry
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 20, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15382273

Protests and Petitions

Farmer Sold as Slave to Factory 'over Complaint'
Shanghai Daily, October 20, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2011/10/20/Farmer%2Bsold%2Bas%2Bslave%2Bto%2Bfactory%2Bover%2Bcomplaint/
Related news:
访民被卖砖窑厂 (Petitioner Sold to Brick Factory)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 19, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/d1/6d19c113404cee55/Blog/587/97d10b.html

河北吴桥回应“访民被卖砖窑厂” (Wuqiao Government Responds to Reports)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 20, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/d1/6d19c113404cee55/Blog/7eb/99a55c.html

Tibet

Sichuan Town Locked Down amid Protests
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ae18f93e2bc13310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR

Violence, Protests at Xinjiang School
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/school-10192011125753.html

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Internet

《北京日报》呼吁以实名制治理微博 (Official Paper Calls for Real Names in Microblogs)
Deutsche Welle, October 18, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15468920,00.html

Law

中国动物保护者呼吁立法禁止虐待动物 (Animal Protection Activists Urge for Anti-Cruelty Law)
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/m1017-aw-10182011095755.html

Police

Petitioners Attacked in Detention
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/attacked-10182011103508.html

Politics

Cultural Development Concerns Realization of Modernization
Xinhua News Agency, October 19, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/19/content_13931171.htm
Related information:
迈向社会主义文化强国的伟大进军
People's Daily, October 19, 2011
http://news.sina.com.cn/pl/2011-10-18/202723323675.shtml

A translation is available at:
The Fog of China’s Cultural Reform
China Media Project, October 19, 2011
http://cmp.hku.hk/2011/10/19/16557/
Leaders Admit China’s ‘Cultural Development’ Is Lagging
The Globe and Mail, October 18, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/leaders-admit-chinas-cultural-development-is-lagging/article2205465/

Taiwan

与“孔子学院”竞争的“台湾书院” (Taiwan Academy Battles against the Confucius Institute)
Radio France Internationale, October 19, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111019-与“孔子学院”竞争的“台湾书院”

Tibet

藏族尼姑自焚后格尔登寺戒备森严 (Temple under Heavy Guard following Nun's Suicide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 19, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111019_china_aba_tibetan_protest.shtml

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Bilateral Ties

‘Fake’ Group Welcomes Chinese Minister
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/fake-10172011193000.html

中挪关系仍受刘晓波获奖影响 (Liu's Peace Prize Still Haunts Sino-Norwegian Relations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 17, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111017_norway_china_nobel.shtml

Economic Development

Farmers' Joy over Harvest Tempered by Inflation
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=03ae76e2be113310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong

Rita Fan Refuses to Apologise over June 4 Comments
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=cb6e6161f8213310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

胡佳遭警告 萧瀚被带走 (Hu Jia Warned and Xiao Han Detained by Police)
Radio Free Asia, October 17, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/m1017-hc-10172011162523.html

Labor

重慶煤礦爆炸9死4人被困 (9 Dead, 4 Injured in Chongqing Mine Explosion)
Ming Pao, October 18, 2011
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20111018/ca20842p.htm

Taiwan

Taiwan President Mulls Peace Treaty with China
Voice of America, October 17, 2011
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Taiwan-President-Mulls-Peace-Treaty-With-China-131995108.html
Related news:
马英九“和平协议”说法在台引争议 (Uproar after Ma Ying-jeou Mentions "Peace Treaty")
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111018_taiwan_china_mayingjeou.shtml

Tibet

China Police Shoot Tibetans, Nun Burns to Death: Group
Reuters, October 18, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111018/wl_nm/us_china_tibetans_protest

Monday, October 17, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

百流氓 24小時監控 作家訪陳光誠被打 (Writer and Others Hit during Attempt to Visit Chen)
Apple Daily, October 17, 2011
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/template/apple/art_main.php?iss_id=20111017&sec_id=15335&subsec_id=15336&art_id=15710277

国际盲人节前声援陈光诚 当局再次释放严打微博信息 (Calls of Solidarity with Chen Guangcheng before International White Cane Safety Day)
Radio Free Asia, October 14, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cgc-10142011090217.html
See videos of people voicing their solidarity for Chen at:
http://www.youtube.com/user/hrichina#grid/user/DFFD2FFA44BCBD58

Translations for some of the videos in the series are available at:
https://plus.google.com/106435663716662310692/posts

Human Rights Defender - Hu Jia (胡佳)

Police Warn China Activist against Speaking Out
Agence France-Presse, October 17, 2011
http://www.mysinchew.com/node/65263

Law

「律師偽證罪是一條惡法」 ("Lawyer's Purgery Provision [Criminal Law art 306] Is Malicious")
Ming Pao, October 17, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2465010/1.html

Human Rights Defenders

北京加强对赵紫阳故居的监视 重点防范上访者、异议人士和外国媒体 (Surveillance over Zhao Ziyang's Former Residence Heightened with Particular Attention toward Petitioners, Dissidents, and Foreign Media)
Radio Free Asia, October 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yl-10162011172129.html

Labor

中国工人运动的未来将是什么? (What Will Be the Future of China's Workers' Movement?)
Radio France Internationale, October 16, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111016-中国工人运动的未来将是什么?

Taiwan

Mainland Bloggers Praise Taiwan's Pursuit of Democracy and Freedom
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=74e31dea24803310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

Another Tibetan Sets Fire to Self over China Rule
New York Times, October 16, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/17/world/asia/another-tibetan-sets-fire-to-self-over-china-rule.html

Friday, October 14, 2011

Government

村委换届试行组合竞选等新形式 (New Implementing Opinions on Strengthening Election of Village Committee Members Released)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 14, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/c/3e/c3e0c62ee91db8dc/Blog/803/b55db0.html

Human Rights

‘Increased Disregard of Law’
Radio Free Asia, October 12, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/law-10122011190236.html
Related information:
2011 Annual Report   
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, October 10, 2011
http://www.cecc.gov/pages/annualRpt/annualRpt11/AR2011final.pdf

Human Rights Defender - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

China Slams Art Magazine for Honouring Ai Weiwei
Reuters, October 13, 2011
http://uk.news.yahoo.com/china-slams-art-magazine-honouring-ai-weiwei-081756250.html

Internet

王晨:推动党政机关和领导干部积极运用微博 (State Internet Info Office's Wang Chen: On Promoting Party + Gov't Organs and Leading Cadres to Actively Use Microblogs)
China News Service, October 14, 2011
http://news.dayoo.com/china/57400/201110/14/57400_105035130.htm
Related information:
关於我国互联网发展和管
Concerning the Development and Administration of Our Country’s Internet
Wang Chen, April 29, 2010
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/node/3563/3241
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/public/contents/175084

Land Policy

国土部调查称96%地方人员对土地执法满意 (Land and Resources Ministry Survey: 96% of Local Land Officials Satisfied with Enforcement of Land Laws)
The Beijing News, October 14, 2011
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2011-10-14/035423300511.shtml

Politics

Warm Embrace of Red Culture to Win 'New Left'
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a3a97fa023ef2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD
Related news:
文化高地正崛起——重庆推进文化建设纪实 (Emergence of a Cultural Highland: Account of Chongqing's Promotion of Culture)
People's Daily, October 11, 2011
http://politics.people.com.cn/GB/1026/15853022.html

Xi’s Politburo May Take Shape as China’s Communist Party Meets
Bloomberg News, October 14, 2011
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2011-10-13/xi-s-politburo-may-take-shape-as-china-s-communist-party-meets.html

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Government

民众需求应为信息公开最大推力 (Public Demand Should Be Driving Force in Open Gov't Information)
China Newsweek, October 13, 2011
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/sd/2011-10-13/154423298707.shtml

Hong Kong

港变性人上诉争取婚权 律师:若胜诉将影响深远 (Transsexual Appeals Ruling Barring Marriage)
People's Daily, October 13, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/ecard/content/2011-10/13/content_3039695.htm

Human Rights Defender - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未获评全球最有影响力艺术人 (Ai Weiwei Tops List of 2011's Influential Artists Worldwide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 13, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111013_aiweiwei_power.shtml
Related information:
The Power 100
ArtReview 2011
http://www.artreview100.com/people/751/

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Paper Chides Officials over Detention of Blind Activist
Reuters, October 12, 2011
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/12/uk-china-rights-idUKTRE79B24120111012
Related:
不应将陈光诚事件意识形态化 (The Chen Guangcheng Incident Should Not Become Ideologized)
Global Times, October 12, 2011
http://finance.sina.com.cn/roll/20111012/102010606498.shtml

Human Rights Defender - Zhou Xiahuan (左小环)

China Activist Charged with Subversion Languishes
Associated Press, October 13, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5jcu-GUPps2cBIBnupxua57gHEw-Q

Military

Chinese Military Mobilises Cybermilitias
Financial Times, October 12, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/33dc83e4-c800-11e0-9501-00144feabdc0.html

Tibet

'China Is Trying to Deflect Global Attention from Tibetan Issue'
Times News Network, October 13, 2011
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/China-is-trying-to-deflect-global-attention-from-Tibetan-issue/articleshow/10334935.cms

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Environment

China Solar Panel Maker Restarts after Cleanup
Associated Press, October 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111011/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_solar_pollution_protest

Government

Independent Candidates Win Poll on Mainland
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=165c124e8a3f2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

多名维权人士被当局无理扣押 (Several Activists Held by Authorities without Reason)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident-10112011092413.html

Labor

Chinese Workers 'More Assertive'
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-asia-pacific-15258905
Related information:
Unity Is Strength: The Workers’ Movement in China 2009-2011
China Labour Bulletin, October 2011
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/node/101134

Society

身份证信息单一增查验难度 公民身份安全问题凸显 完善居民身份证法提升社会管理水平 (ID Card Law Draft Revision Aims to Raise the Level of Social Management)
Legal Daily, October 12, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-10/12/content_3036657.htm

Protests and Petitions

抗議拆遷 吊死兩狗惹爭議 (Controversy after Man Hangs Dogs to Protest Demolition)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2460339/1.html

Tibet

Tibetan Monastery a 'Virtual Prison': Exiled Monk
Agence France-Presse, October 12, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iwaBglzioZ7tkZxso81DRmDOtxsg

XUAR

Asylum Seekers Pressured to Return
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/pressured-10112011103404.html

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Bilateral Ties

诺奖授予刘晓波令挪中关系"近乎于零" (Sino-Norwegian Relates "Close to Nonexistent" due to Liu’s Peace Prize)
Deutsche Welle, October 11, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15452850,00.html

Death Penalty

中国死刑未废除情况下 量刑标准亦不明晰 (Sentencing Standards Remain Unclear for Death Penalty)
Deutsche Welle, October 10, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15449837,00.html

Human Rights Defenders

Hunan Opposition Activist Released
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/released-10102011164149.html

“看望陈光诚”活动得到广泛响应 (Broad Response to the Attempted Visit of Chen Guangcheng)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 10, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111010_china_blind_lawyer.shtml

Land Policy

无征地许可证 南通强拆人员砸窗户恐吓村民 (Jiangsu: Demolition Agents Show No Land Requisition Form, Break Windows and Terrify Villagers)
Radio Free Asia, October 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zd-10102011091608.html

Police

Businessman's Torture Video Accuses Police
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=95a71ee9f3ee2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Public Health

Over 100m People with Mental Illness in China
China Daily, October 11, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/photo/2011-10/11/content_13870751.htm

Tibet

China Attacks 'Dalai Clique' over Self-immolations
Associated Press, October 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111011/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet

Monday, October 10, 2011

Bilateral Ties

普京访华深化合作 中俄关系影响世界 (Putin Visit to Deep Cooperation, Sino-Russian Relations to Influence the World)
Xinhua News Agency, October 10, 2011
http://news.xinhuanet.com/world/2011-10/10/c_122135008.htm

Hong Kong

楊建利再被拒入境 (Dissident Yang Jianli Again Refused Entry to Hong Kong)
Ming Pao, October 08, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2456826/1.html

Two Activists Acquitted of Disorderly Conduct Charges
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ecece5ccdcce2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

China Activists Renew Efforts to See Blind Lawyer
Associated Press, October 10, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/china-activists-renew-efforts-see-blind-lawyer-060015478.html

Migrant Workers

国家计生委:过半就业流动人口没社保 (State Family Planning Commission: Over Half of Employed Migrant Workers Do Not Have Social Security)
Beijing Daily, October 10, 2011
http://roll.sohu.com/20111010/n321702368.shtml

Politics

Political Rivalry Reflects a Split within China's Communist Party
The Globe and Mail, October 08, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/political-rivalry-reflects-a-split-within-chinas-communist-party/article2195229/

Population

China Urban Tide to Grow by 100 Million in 10 Years - Report
Reuters, October 10, 2011
http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/10/idINIndia-59793420111010

Protests and Petitions

甘肃黄河景区村民堵路七天 抗议官商垄断 (Gansu Villagers Block Traffic for Seven Days to Protest Monopoly between Officials and Business)
Radio Free Asia, October 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/gs-10072011110753.html

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Pakistan Bids for Full Membership of SCO
Indo-Asian News Service, October 07, 2011
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/world-news/pakistan-bids-for-full-membership-of-sco_100568704.html

XUAR

Xinjiang Gets More Support in Policy
China Daily, October 10, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2011-10/10/content_13858440.htm

Friday, October 07, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

一年过去 改善甚微 (Little Has Improved One Year after Liu's Nobel Award)
Deutsche Welle, October 07, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15438423,00.html
Related news:
China Urged to Free Liu and Wife
Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 07, 2011
http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/china-urged-to-free-liu-and-wife-1.1152607

Related information on Liu Xiaobo’s case:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
China Rights Forum 2010, no. 1
http://www.hrichina.org/crf/issue/2010.01

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Campaigners Detained
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detained-10062011125143.html

上海铅中毒孩童代理律师受压退出 (Lawyer Representing Families of Children Poisoned by Lead under Pressure to Withdraw)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_lead-10062011093549.html

Government

国务院机关事务管理局:坚决杜绝已撤驻京办变相存在 (State Council Government Offices Administration: We Resolve to Put an End to Local Government Offices Remaining in Beijing)
Xinhua News Agency, October 07, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-10/07/content_3028737.htm

Labor

廈門的士司機大罷工 (Taxi Drivers on Strike in Xiamen)
Sing Tao Daily, October 07, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2456118/1.html

Politics

Reshuffle at the Top 'Will Give PLA More Power'
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=c7fc6ef0a1ad2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

Rioting in Model Village Attests to Graft Woes
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=02d29b2f669d2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Thursday, October 06, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Beijing Raises a Stink over Peace Prize
Agence France-Presse, October 06, 2011
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/a-year-after-nobel-norwegian-salmon-off-the-menu-in-china/469673

Multilateral

China Supports Reasonable Reform in UN
Xinhua News Agency, October 05, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/05/content_13837622.htm

Human Rights Defenders

十網友闖關探盲人維權者 (Ten Netizens Try to Break through the Barrier to Visit Barefoot Lawyer)
Ming Pao, October 06, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2455220/1.html
Related news:
'Chased With Guns' on Chen Visit
Radio Free Asia, October 05, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/chased-10052011125444.html


冯正虎为公民诉讼权抗争 (Feng Zhenghu Takes a Stand for a Citizen's Right to Sue)
Deutsche Welle, October 06, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15440090,00.html
Related information:
捍卫法律,还我诉权 (Defend the Law and Give Me Back My Right to File a Complaint)
Feng Zhenghu, September 27, 2011
http://www.hrichina.org/content/5578

杭州律师王成江西遭殴打 (Hangzhou Lawyer Representing Independent Candidates Beaten in Jiangxi)
Radio Free Asia, October 04, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/h-10042011113835.html

Public Health

Slow Progress on a Legal Black Hole
South China Morning Post, October 06, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3fa41564134d2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Society

A Chinese Resident Who Doesn’t Know Liu Xiaobo? Blame the River Crabs
The Globe and Mail, October 05, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/a-chinese-resident-who-doesnt-know-liu-xiaobo-blame-the-river-crabs/article2191625/

Tibet

Dalai Lama Cancels Highly Charged South Africa Trip
Reuters, October 04, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20111004/wl_nm/us_safrica_china_dalailama

Tuesday, October 04, 2011

Hong Kong

Petition Thrown in Bin, Court Told
South China Morning Post, October 04, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=b67866540bac2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

刘晓波一年来首次获准会见家人 (Liu Permitted to Meet with Family for First Time in a Year)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 04, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/10/111004_liuxiaobo_family_meeting.shtml
Related news:
China's Nobel Laureate Allowed Briefly out of Jail: Brother
Agence France-Presse, October 04, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jDPUC9idX75oiYbANtzWtHtSoWDw

Human Rights Defender - Wu Lihong (吴立红)

Chinese Activist Defies Officials in Fight to Save Lake
Agence France-Presse, October 03, 2011
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2011/10/03/2003514826

Government

“政府信息公开没有突破进展” (Peking University 2010 Administrative Transparency Report: No Breakthroughs in Open Government Information)
Southern Weekend, September 29, 2011
http://www.infzm.com/content/63549

Media

中国钳制新闻自由 《长城月报》遭清洗 (Magazine Known for Sensitive Stories Purged)
Radio Free Asia, October 03, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/x-10032011155354.html

Society

群体事件已超18万,中国社会动荡加剧 (Social Unrest Increases: 18,000+ "Mass Incidents" in 2010)
Deutsche Welle, September 29, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15426349,00.html

Protests and Petitions

China’s Ancient Petition System Goes Online
Financial Times, September 30, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/5b2b5ce2-eb2b-11e0-9a41-00144feab49a.html

广东千名教师国庆日市政府要求增工资 (Guangdong: 1000 Teachers Petition Government for Wage Increase on National Day)
Radio Free Asia, October 03, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/g-10032011095128.html

Tibet

Fifth Tibetan Monk in China Burns Self in Protest: Group
Reuters, October 03, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/03/us-china-tibet-idUSTRE79231120111003