Friday, October 07, 2011

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)

一年过去 改善甚微 (Little Has Improved One Year after Liu's Nobel Award)
Deutsche Welle, October 07, 2011
http://www.dw-world.de/dw/article/0,,15438423,00.html
Related news:
China Urged to Free Liu and Wife
Deutsche Presse-Agentur, October 07, 2011
http://www.iol.co.za/news/world/china-urged-to-free-liu-and-wife-1.1152607

Related information on Liu Xiaobo’s case:
Freedom of Expression on Trial in China
China Rights Forum 2010, no. 1
http://www.hrichina.org/crf/issue/2010.01

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Campaigners Detained
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detained-10062011125143.html

上海铅中毒孩童代理律师受压退出 (Lawyer Representing Families of Children Poisoned by Lead under Pressure to Withdraw)
Radio Free Asia, October 06, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_lead-10062011093549.html

Government

国务院机关事务管理局:坚决杜绝已撤驻京办变相存在 (State Council Government Offices Administration: We Resolve to Put an End to Local Government Offices Remaining in Beijing)
Xinhua News Agency, October 07, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-10/07/content_3028737.htm

Labor

廈門的士司機大罷工 (Taxi Drivers on Strike in Xiamen)
Sing Tao Daily, October 07, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2456118/1.html

Politics

Reshuffle at the Top 'Will Give PLA More Power'
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=c7fc6ef0a1ad2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

Rioting in Model Village Attests to Graft Woes
South China Morning Post, October 07, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=02d29b2f669d2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD