Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Dissidents Appeal to Biden: U.S. Leader Asked to Highlight Plight of Jailed Chinese Dissidents and Rights Activists during China Visit
Radio Free Asia, August 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/biden-08162011163028.html

China 'Must' Free Rights Lawyer Gao
Agence France-Presse, August 16, 2011
http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/251963/china-must-free-rights-lawyer-gao

Environment

Yunnan Plant Dumped Toxic Dregs for Two Decades
South China Morning Post, August 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d203066d443d1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong

Mainland, HK Urged to Communicate on Public Housing
Xinhua News Agency, August 16, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/bizchina/likeqianghk/2011-08/16/content_13127385.htm

李克强访港,港人表示拒绝大陆化 (Some Express Dissatisfaction with the Mainland's Increasing Grip on HK as Li Keqiang Visits the SAR)
Deutsche Welle, August 16, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15322226,00.html

Human Rights Defenders

田喜、黄晓敏将出狱 各界捐款关注生活处境 (HIV/AIDS Activists Tian Xi and Huang Xiaomin Soon to Be Released)
Radio Free Asia, August 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/tx-08162011105631.html

Law

刑诉法修正案草案即将提请全国人大常委会审议专家建议 应充分体现不得强迫自证其罪原则 (Draft Amendment to Criminal Procedure Law Expected to Address Self-incrimination)
Legal Daily, August 16, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/rdlf/content/2011-08/16/content_2866988.htm

Population

Crackdown on Sex-selective Abortions
South China Morning Post, August 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=12e2066d443d1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR

Eight Sentenced for Felonies in Xinjiang
China Daily, August 17, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-08/17/content_13128190.htm