Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Lü Gengsong (吕耿松)

吕耿松出狱誓言为民主战斗到底 公安戒备众民主党人被限制行动 (Writer Lü Gengsong Released from Prison, Vows to Continue Fight for Democracy)
Radio Free Asia, August 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/min-08232011090133.html

Writer Lü Gengsong (吕耿松) was released from the Xijiao Prison in Hangzhou on August 23, 2011. Lü was convicted of “inciting subversion of state power” in 2008 and sentenced to four years in prison and one year deprivation of political rights following his release. After his release, he was asked to sign a guarantee that he would abide by the conditions of his deprivation of political rights, but he refused to sign.
Related information:
Writer Lü Gengsong Released from Prison; Refuses Conditions of Deprivation of Political Rights
吕耿松刑满获释 拒签保证书
Human Rights in China, August 24, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5557
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5558

Disasters

Chinese Official Says Train Crash ‘Should Not Have Happened’
New York Times, August 24, 2011
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/24/world/asia/24rail.html

Death Penalty

李昌奎再审无关“舆论审判” (Yunnan Farmer Death Penalty Retrial Not a "Trial by Public Opinion")
Xinhua News Agency, August 24, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/ee1/8cb303.html

Hong Kong

HKU Seeks Explanation for Police Tactics during Li Keqiang Visit
South China Morning Post, August 24, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ad1d234849af1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related news:
HKU Chief Says Sorry to Students over Li Incident
The Standard, August 24, 2011
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=4&art_id=114488&sid=33487632&con_type=1&d_str=20110824&fc=2

Law

15年后刑诉法再修改 新增和拟修改主要有七个方面 (Seven Important Aspects to Changes in Criminal Procedure Law Amendment)
Legal Daily, August 18, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/rdlf/content/2011-08/18/content_2876243.htm

全国人大常委会法工委就香港基本法释法草案作说明 (NPC Standing Committee Explains Basic Law Draft Interpretation)
Xinhua News Agency, August 24, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-08/24/content_2898757.htm

Migrant Workers

打工子弟学校“末路” (Migrant Workers Schools at an Impasse)
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 24, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/b/bd/bbd2f7ac63dcd641/Blog/720/6d0093.html

Public Health

Drug Users Slam Rehab Abuses: Chinese Addicts Report Beatings, Deaths, in Government-Backed Centers
Radio Free Asia, August 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/abuses-08232011114310.html

Society

Men Attack Mob Angry over Death of Patient
South China Morning Post, August 24, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e58faee6d77f1310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR

Malaysia Deports Uyghurs
Radio Free Asia, August 23, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/malaysia-08232011174042.html

維族商人被當恐怖分子辦 (Uyghur Businessmen Treated as Terrorists by Authorities)
Ming Pao, August 24, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2415980/1.html