Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Government

China's Boom in 'Citizen Candidates' Sparks Backlash
The Guardian, September 19, 2011
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/19/china-citizen-candidates-clampdown

Hong Kong

Beijing 'Prefers Tang as New Boss'
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=48e94e7269282310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Farmer Jailed for Burning Flag
South China Morning Post, September 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d2394e7269282310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)

Chen Supporters Attacked: Thugs Block Access to Blind Chinese Rights Lawyer and His Family
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/attacked-09192011123000.html
Related news:
妙觉法师谈探望陈光诚受阻 (Interview with Buddhist Nun Miaojue on the Failed Attempt to Visit Chen)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 19, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2011/09/110919_aud_china_activist_visit.shtml

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

老父中秋去世 劉曉波獄中未知噩耗 (Liu Not Told of Father's Passing during Midautumn Festival, Unable to Pay Last Respects)
Ming Pao, September 20, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2440365/1.html

Police

Village Official Dies in Detention
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/party-09192011174419.html

Protests and Petitions

湖南私校罷課 抗議不獲學籍 (Hunan: Private School Students Protest Inability to Take University Entrance Exam due to Unfair Treatment before Government Office)
Ming Pao, September 20, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2440358/1.html

Public Health

精神疾病鉴定应有第三方介入 (Survey on Comments Mental Health Law Draft: Third Party Should Be Involved in Appraising Mental Health)
Procuratorial Daily, September 19, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-09/19/content_2974158.htm

Religion

四川广元“上西家庭教会”被取缔 教会成员上诉当地宗教局 (Sichuan Christians Appeal to Local Religious Affairs Bureau after House Church Is Banned)
Radio Free Asia, September 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-09192011163353.html