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

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Ai Weiwei's Mother Accuses Officials of Hounding Her Son
The Guardian, November 09, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/nov/09/ai-weiweis-mother-hounding-son
Related information:
艾未未的母亲要抵押房产救儿子
Ai Weiwei’s Mother to Mortgage Her House to Help Son
Human Rights in China, November 07, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5621
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5623

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

《告父老乡亲书》 为陈光诚鸣不平 警方调查来源村民担惊受怕 (Villagers in Chen's Town Receive Letters Telling of Injustice Happening to Chen)
Radio Free Asia, November 09, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/g-11092011150840.html
Related information:
China’s Lawyers under Siege
The New York Review of Books, November 09, 2011
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2011/nov/08/chinas-lawyers-under-siege/

Human Rights Defenders - Wang Yi (王译)

"推特言论罪"第一人王译今获释 (Wang Yi, Sent to Reeducation Camp for Twitter Speech Crimes, Released Wednesday)
Human Rights in China, November 09, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15519394,00.html
Related information:
维权人士王译劳教期满获释后仍遭监视居住
Rights Activist Wang Yi Still under Surveillance after Release from RTL
Human Rights in China, November 09, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5625
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5624

Internet

Weibo Gives Rumors No Time to Thrive
China Daily, November 04, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/usa/china/2011-11/04/content_14035477.htm

Land Policy

China Enhances Protection of Farmers' Land
Xinhua News Agency, November 10, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/10/content_14068070.htm

Politics

Officials to Get 'Moral Training'
Radio Free Asia, November 09, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/graft-11092011170916.html

Protests and Petitions

湖北武汉500名退役官兵示威 与警方发生冲突十余人受伤 (Hubei: 10+ Injured in Clash between 500 Demobilized Military and Police)
Radio Free Asia, November 09, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/wh-11092011150834.html

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Environment

Beijing in Air Pollution Action
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 09, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-15649829

Government

胡總有得投 獨立參選人無得選 北京區人代投票日 訪民被扣受打壓 (Petitioners under Pressure on Day of Beijing District People's Congress Elections)
Ming Pao, November 09, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2486639/1.html
Related news:
Candidates Harassed as Voters Go to Polls
South China Morning Post, November 09, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=073ebfd831483310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Leaders Vote in Local Legislative Elections
Xinhua News Agency, November 08, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/08/content_14060271.htm

June Fourth

四川法院拒绝对六四死难者周国聪家人进行赔偿 (Sichuan Court Denies State Compensation for Family Whose Son Died after Being Arrested in June Fourth Crackdown)
Radio France Internationale, November 08, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111108-四川法院拒绝对六四死难者周国聪家人进行赔偿

Labor

China Factories Eye Cheaper Labour Overseas
Financial Times, November 08, 2011
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/f3e4e612-061d-11e1-a079-00144feabdc0.html

Media

调查报道山西煤矿记者遭恐吓 (Xinmin Weekly Journalist Threatened after Reporting on Shanxi Mine)
Radio Free Asia, November 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_media-11072011105335.html

Tibet

Burned Monk Refuses Treatment
Radio Free Asia, November 08, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burned-11082011144353.html

Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China Seeks a Cultural Influence to Match Its Economic Muscle
The New York Times, November 08, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/08/world/asia/china-seeks-cultural-influence-to-match-economic-muscle.html
Related information:
中国的软实力
China's Soft Power
China Rights Forum, 2009, no. 4
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/crf/issue/2009.04
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/crf/issue/2009.04

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未借561万 官报批违法 (Official Media: Loans to Ai Illegal)
Ming Pao, November 08, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2485582/1.html
Related editorial:
Ai Weiwei's Tax Evasion Case Takes a New Twist
Global Times, November 07, 2011
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/682723/Ai-Weiweis-tax-evasion-case-takes-a-new-twist.aspx

Related information:
艾未未的母亲要抵押房产救儿子
Ai Weiwei’s Mother to Mortgage Her House to Help Son
Human Rights in China, November 07, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5621
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5623

Law

深入开展场所文化建设进一步提升劳教戒毒工作水平 (Forum Held on Increasing Civilized Construction in Reeducation and Drug Treatment Centers)
Legal Daily, November 08, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-11/08/content_3083660.htm

Migrant Workers

In Beijing, Shipping Containers Double as Community Center
Los Angeles Times, November 06, 2011
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/nov/06/world/la-fg-china-container-schools-20111107

Military

Pay Heed to Soldiers' Complaints: PLA Paper
South China Morning Post, November 08, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2f9dbded4be73310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

Three Peasants Self-Immolate
Radio Free Asia, November 07, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/fire-11072011185343.html

沪300护士罢工求加薪 (Shanghai: Nurses Strike for Salary Hike)
Sing Tao Daily, November 08, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2485679/1.html

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Russia, China Laud Their Economic Bloc
Associated Press, November 07, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111107/ap_on_bi_ge/eu_russia_china_security_pact

Monday, November 07, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Uyghur Refugee Threatened
Radio Free Asia, November 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/refugee-11062011173203.html

Environment

环保部:全国十分之一耕地重金属超标 (Ministry of Environmental Protection: 10% of Farmland Has Excessive Levels of Heavy Metal)
Southern Metropolis Daily, November 07, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/01/d01016b522179c23/Blog/bf0/fae982.html

Government

China's Independents Find It Hard to Get on Ballot
Los Angeles Times, November 05, 2011
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-independents-20111106,0,3629826.story

Hong Kong

Pro-Democracy Parties Lose Ground in Hong Kong Vote
Wall Street Journal, November 07, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204554204577023171526579552.html

Human Rights Defenders - Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

艾未未解释“借债缴税”问题 (Ai Explains His Tax Issue: Won't Be Using Netizens' Funds)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 07, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111107_aiweiwei_tax.shtml

Internet

China’s Technology Firms Back Beijing on Web Controls
Reuters, November 07, 2011
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2011/11/07/2003517706

中央外宣办举办发展健康向上网络文化研讨班
Radio Free Asia, November 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sd-11062011171048.html

Police

Chengguan Try to Boost Image
Shanghai Daily, November 06, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=486724

Tibet

Dalai Lama Blames Tibetan Burnings on "Cultural Genocide"
Reuters, November 07, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/07/us-china-tibet-dalailama-idUSTRE7A619X20111107

Group: Tibetan Nun's Death Draws 10K to Monastery
Associated Press, November 06, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111106/ap_on_re_as/as_china_tibet

Friday, November 04, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Europe 'Will Ease Pressure on China over Human Rights in Exchange for Bailout'
The Guardian, November 03, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/03/europe-china-human-rights-bailout

Environment

Beijing Accuses US Embassy of Pollution 'Hype'
Agence France-Presse, November 04, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gymKgYeatAfD2_sz1zdtB4Z1udBA

Human Rights Defenders

China Jails Grandmother Who Organised Protest
Agence France-Presse, November 03, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5h5s1eDfN4WmOG58KnhUawToOXwHA

China's Ai Weiwei Receives Support from Fellow Activist over Tax Bill
Cable News Network, November 04, 2011
http://edition.cnn.com/2011/11/04/world/asia/weiwei-tax-jia/
Related news:
Netizens Using Alipay to Give Money to Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei
Tech in Asia, November 04, 2011
http://www.penn-olson.com/2011/11/04/netizens-using-alipay-to-give-money-to-dissident-artist-ai-weiwei/

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Blind Man’s Bluff: The Case of a Blind Chinese Activist Spurs Internet Activism
The Economist, November 05, 2011
http://www.economist.com/node/21536639

Labor

武汉讨薪民工遭殴打37伤 (Wuhan: 37 Injured in Labor Dispute)
Ming Pao, November 04, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2482458/1.html

Media

德国女记者在京采访遭暴力拦截 (German Reporter Violently Intercepted while Covering Story in Beijing)
Deutsche Welle, November 03, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15508265,00.html

Police

城管滥权执法 民警也成受害者 (Henan: Urban Management Oversteps Authority in Enforcing Law, Injures Civil Police)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chengguan-11032011105002.html

Tibet

Another Tibetan Nun Dies by Self-Immolation in China
The New York Times, November 03, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/04/world/asia/tibetan-nun-dies-in-self-immolation.html

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Government

'Trust Crises' Warned between Officials, Public
Xinhua News Agency, November 03, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/03/content_14032506.htm
Related news:
筑牢干群关系的“信任基石” (Building a Strong Relationship between the Party and the People Requires a Foundation of Trust)
People's Daily, November 03, 2011
http://cpc.people.com.cn/GB/64093/64099/16117570.html

Hong Kong

Split Decision in Right of Abode Case
South China Morning Post, November 30, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=6253e10675863310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

美国国会众议院就陈光诚境况举行听证会 (US Congressional Commission Holds Hearing on Chen Guangcheng's Situation)
Radio Free Asia, November 03, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chen-11022011161452.html
Related information:
HRIC's Testimony: Examination into the Abuse and Extralegal Detention of Legal Advocate Chen Guangcheng and His Family
Human Rights in China, November 01, 2011
http://www.hrichina.org/content/5611

Internet

中国关闭50个色情低俗微博账号
Citing Obscenity, Officials Shut Down 50 Weibo Accounts
Caixin, November 01, 2011
CH: http://china.caixin.cn/2011-11-01/100319650.html
EN: http://english.caixin.cn/2011-11-02/100321447.html

Law

China's Legal Blindness
Wall Street Journal, November 03, 2011
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203804204577013440386484030.html

Protests and Petitions

湖南上访村官疑在政府大楼内被打死后抛尸 (Hunan: Petitioner-Official Suspected of Being Beaten to Death inside Gov't Building then Dumped)
Beijing Times, November 03, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1103/03/7HTFDDMO00011229.html

State Security

Anti-Terror Law Changes Raise Concern
Radio Free Asia, November 02, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/law-11022011234430.html

Tibet

China Urged to End Crackdown on Tibetan Monks
The Guardian, November 02, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov/02/china-tibet-monk-crackdown-un
Related information:
Aba under Siege after Tibetan Monks Protest
Agence France-Presse, October 19, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWNQJTPpkxo

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Gender

Rural Mothers-to-be in China Lack Syphilis Testing
Associated Press, November 02, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111102/ap_on_he_me/as_china_syphilis

Government

Independent Candidate 'Eliminated'
Radio Free Asia, November 01, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/candidate-11012011111226.html

Hong Kong

Bloggers Complain as Posts Scrapped
South China Morning Post, November 02, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3c19dad7f6f53310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

美國會議員要求北京 同意探視陳光誠 (US Congressman Calls for Permission to Meet with Chen Guangcheng)
Radio Taiwan International, November 02, 2011
http://news.rti.org.tw/index_newsContent.aspx?nid=325631&id=6&id2=2   

Internet

中宣部副部長:要「佔領」微博 (Wang Chen: We Need to Actively "Occupy" Microblogs)
Ming Pao, November 02, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2480103/1.html

Law

Shenzhen Ponders Protection for Good Samaritans
China Daily, November 02, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/02/content_14020063.htm

North Korea

韩国上百名前大使联名呼吁中国停止遣返朝鲜难民 (South Koreans Protest before Chinese Embassy Calling for Stop to Repatriation of North Koreans)
Radio France Internationale, November 02, 2011
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20111102-韩国上百名前大使联名呼吁中国停止遣返朝鲜难民

Tibet

Tibetan Protesters Arrested in Nepal
British Broadcasting News, November 01, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15545311

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Government

Villagers Go the Polls
China Daily, November 01, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/photo/2011-11/01/content_14016850.htm

Human Rights Defenders – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

China Sends Outspoken Artist $2.4 Million Tax Bill
Associated Press, November 01, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111101/ap_on_re_as/as_china_ai_weiwei

Human Rights Defenders – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Anger over Detained Chinese Activist Reaches Capital‎
Reuters, November 01, 2011
http://www.timeslive.co.za/world/2011/11/01/anger-over-detained-chinese-activist-reaches-capital
Related information:
数十人探陈光诚受阻 全遭围殴
Dozens of People Beaten while Attempting to Visit Blind Legal Advocate Chen Guangcheng
Human Rights in China, October 31, 2011
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5609
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5608

Human Rights Defenders – Hada (哈达)

当局对哈达态度缓和料其妻也将获释 (Hada's Wife Expected to Be Freed from Arrest Soon)
Radio Free Asia, October 31, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_release-10312011101934.html

Internet

China Spurs Growth of Mobile Internet
Xinhua News Agency, October 31, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-10/31/content_14011286.htm

North Korea

5,000 N Koreans Repatriated Annually
Agence France-Presse, November 01, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2037f71168e53310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Population

福建蓬华计生办跨省抓走哺乳期妇女 强制其做结扎 (Fujian Village Family Planning Bureau Detains and Forcibly Sterilizes Breast-Feeding Mother)
Daily Sunshine, October 31, 2011
http://news.ifeng.com/society/2/detail_2011_10/31/10280675_0.shtml
Related news:
Woman Caught and Sterilized after Second Birth
Shanghai Daily, November 01, 2011
http://mobile.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=486288