Friday, August 19, 2011

Government

番禺設限阻公民選人大 被指違法 (Guangzhou: Cries of Legal Transgression after Panyu District Puts Legal Limits on People's Congress Candidates)
Ming Pao, August 19, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2411394/1.html
However, Panyu District has reportedly issued a new announcement removing those limits, pictured here:
https://plus.google.com/108105216183622857074/posts/CLuL19ecU3h

Hong Kong

Ruling on State Immunity Nears
South China Morning Post, August 19, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=004dbaf6aecd1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Xu Zhiyong (许志永)

许志永因关注劳工子弟学校被带走 (Xu Zhiyong Detained for Looking into the Closed Schools for Migrant Workers' Kids)
Radio Free Asia, August 18, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_school-08182011102719.html

Human Rights Defenders

China AIDS Activist Freed after Finishing One-year Sentence
Deutsche Presse Agentur, August 18, 2011
http://www.monstersandcritics.com/news/health/news/article_1657662.php/China-AIDS-activist-freed-after-finishing-one-year-sentence

Land Policy

Two Sides of Demolition Tracks
Caixin, August 19, 2011
http://english.caing.com/2011-08-18/100292235.html

Law

刑诉法现行规定对侦查活动监督力度不够 专家建议 强化检察院对诉讼活动的监督 (Criminal Procedure Law: Experts Propose Strengthening Procrautorate's Supervision of Investigation)
Legal Daily, August 19, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/rdlf/content/2011-08/19/content_2879757.htm

Migrant Workers

Migrant Workers Hoping to Get Rich Find Wealth Gap Keeps them Apart
South China Morning Post, August 19, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=34af87b819dd1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Police

山东济南:殴打修车夫妇 女狱警被开除 (Shandong: Prison Guard Fired, Detained after She Beats Old Woman, Leading to Small Protest)
Xinhua News Agency, August 19, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/4e7/de355a.html