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