Thursday, June 23, 2011

Government

Independent Poll Candidates Harassed
South China Morning Post, June 23, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1766dc3b5f7b0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related information:
Direct Elections Advocate Yao Lifa Missing
直选活跃人士姚立法失踪
HRIC Bulletin, June 22, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5394
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5395

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Chinese Activist Ai Weiwei Freed, But Silenced
The Globe and Mail, June 23, 2011
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/asia-pacific/chinese-activist-ai-weiwei-freed-but-silenced/article2071364/

Related news:
艾未未 :1年內不准twitter (Ai: No Twitter for a Year)
Radio Television Hong Kong, June 23, 2011
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20110623/news_20110623_55_764728.htm

艾未未說:我就像這事沒有發生過 (Ai Weiwei: It's as If Nothing Happened)
Deutsche Welle, June 22, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15183420,00.html

Human Rights Defender – Xu Zerong (徐泽荣)

HK Scholar Freed from Guangdong Prison
Radio Television Hong Kong , June 23, 2011
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20110623/news_20110623_56_764666.htm

Internet

China Restricts Popular Report-a-bribe Websites
Associated Press, June 22, 2011
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110622/ap_on_re_as/as_china_bribery_battle

Labor

'We Can't Contain Our Anger Any Longer'
South China Morning Post, June 23, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=819890f9448b0310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land Policy

成都市新繁镇出动民兵抢占农民土地 (Chengdu Dispatches People's Militia to Seize Peasants' Land)
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/chengdu-06222011161853.html

Politics

Former Village Official Detained
Radio Free Asia, June 22, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/official-06222011105802.html

Protests and Petitions

广州市委书记:增城聚众滋事根源系社会管理滞后 (Guangzhou Gov't: Mass Unrest Result of Insufficient Social Supervision)
Southern Daily, June 23, 2011
http://news.eastday.com/c/20110623/u1a5957610.html

群众演员扮保安驱村民 (Extras Hired to Play Security to Drive Off Protesting Villagers)
The Beijing News, June 22, 2011
http://epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2011-06/22/content_245781.htm
Related news:
Movie Extras Hired to Stop Villagers' Protests
Shanghai Daily, June 23, 2011
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2011-06/23/content_22842238.htm