Thursday, August 11, 2011

Disasters

'Bully Tactics' in Payout Talks
South China Morning Post, August 11, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9d8c9ba7694b1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Environment

China's Pollution Nightmare
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pollution-08102011102750.html

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)

Ai Weiwei Endured "Immense Pressure" in Detention: Source
Reuters, August 10, 2011
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/10/us-china-artist-idUSTRE7793E620110810
Related:
Ai Weiwei Breaks His Silence
Global Times, August 10, 2011
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/670150/Exclusive-Ai-Weiwei-breaks-his-silence.aspx

Human Rights Defender – Qi Chonghuai (齐崇怀)

出狱前被追诉“漏罪”之人 (Qi Chonghuai: Prosecuted for a Crime Missed in Original Conviction While Still in Prison)
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 11, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/f/b5/fb508ef074ee78a0/Blog/528/3193c9.html

Human Rights Defender – Ran Yunfei (冉云飞)

Chinese Blogger Released after Six-month Detention
Associated Press, August 10, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/10/chinese-blogger-ran-yunfei-released

Freedom of Speech

深圳大运会开幕前预演 加强保安限制发言引抱怨 (Public Security Restricts Speech in Advance of the Shenzhen Universiade)
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sz-08102011115849.html

Protests and Petitions

四川眉山数百村民连续两日示威 (Sichuan Villagers Protest Government Corruption and Land Agreement)
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_clash-08102011092615.html

临沂访民曝光北京黑监狱 屡禁不止报警称不便介入 (Linyi Petitioners Report Beijing Black Prison, Police Don't Take Action)
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ly-08102011145420.html

Public Health

Over 1,400 Died of Infection on Chinese Mainland in July
China Daily, August 10, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-08/10/content_13088857.htm

XUAR

Pakistan Deports Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia, August 10, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/pakistan-08102011175506.html