Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

No Charge for Detained Artist
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/charge-06202011171121.html

Wife of Jailed China Dissident Returns Home
Agence France-Presse, June 21, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hXSMWaW6etbOjv-R_yCrhxC57hjA

北海四律师被拘:刑诉法306条之争 (Four Guangxi Lawyers Detained on Suspicion of Witness Tampering)
21st Century Business Herald, June 21, 2011
http://www.21cbh.com/HTML/2011-6-21/wMMDAwMDI0NTcwMA.html
Related information:
Guangxi Rights Defense Lawyer Detained for “Witness Tampering”
广西北海老资格维权律师杨在新因涉嫌“妨害作证罪”被拘留
HRIC Bulletin, June 16, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5383
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5384

Internet

重庆设“互联网特区” 没有防火墙 (Chongqing Plans a Special Internet Region with No Internet Blockades)
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_internet-06202011120058.html
Related news:
重庆“云特区”﹕一块没有防火长城的地方 (Chongqing's Special Region without the Great Firewall)
Southern Weekend, June 17, 2011
http://nf.nfdaily.cn/21cbh/content/2011-06/17/content_25611155.htm

Land Policy

Academic Calls for Gov't to Exit Land Market
Caixin, June 21, 2011
http://english.caing.com/2011-06-21/100271686.html

国土资源部:土地管理法修订重点为征地制度 (Land Ministry: Requisition System a Focus Point in Revision of the Land Administration Law)
Legal Daily, June 21, 2011
http://news.qq.com/a/20110621/000585.htm

Media

Official Probed over Media Threats
South China Morning Post, June 21, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=db66808087da0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Migrant Workers

英媒:中国面临民工积怨大爆炸危险 (British Media: China Faces Danger from Pent-Up Worker Resentment)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 20, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/06/110620_press_china_migrant.shtml
Related news:
China’s Restive Migrant Workers
Financial Times, June 19, 2011
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/b2239ad8-9a9e-11e0-bab2-00144feab49a.html

Protests and Petitions

交警野蛮执法 爆发合肥四天千人示威 (Hefei, Anhui: Protests over Four Days against Traffic Cops' Harshness Leads to Violent Clash)
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_clash-06202011100725.html