Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Environment

China Solar Panel Maker Restarts after Cleanup
Associated Press, October 11, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111011/ap_on_bi_ge/as_china_solar_pollution_protest

Government

Independent Candidates Win Poll on Mainland
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=165c124e8a3f2310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

多名维权人士被当局无理扣押 (Several Activists Held by Authorities without Reason)
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/china_dissident-10112011092413.html

Labor

Chinese Workers 'More Assertive'
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 11, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-asia-pacific-15258905
Related information:
Unity Is Strength: The Workers’ Movement in China 2009-2011
China Labour Bulletin, October 2011
http://www.clb.org.hk/en/node/101134

Society

身份证信息单一增查验难度 公民身份安全问题凸显 完善居民身份证法提升社会管理水平 (ID Card Law Draft Revision Aims to Raise the Level of Social Management)
Legal Daily, October 12, 2011
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2011-10/12/content_3036657.htm

Protests and Petitions

抗議拆遷 吊死兩狗惹爭議 (Controversy after Man Hangs Dogs to Protest Demolition)
Ming Pao, October 12, 2011
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2460339/1.html

Tibet

Tibetan Monastery a 'Virtual Prison': Exiled Monk
Agence France-Presse, October 12, 2011
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iwaBglzioZ7tkZxso81DRmDOtxsg

XUAR

Asylum Seekers Pressured to Return
Radio Free Asia, October 11, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/pressured-10112011103404.html