Thursday, October 20, 2011

Environment

Relocated Villagers Face Harsh Times
Shanghai Daily, October 20, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=485145

Hong Kong

Millions of Records Gone in Legco Move
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1813af64b2c13310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defender - Wang Lihong (王荔蕻)

Chinese Court Rejects Activist Appeal for Protest
Associated Press, October 20, 2011
http://old.news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20111020/ap_on_re_as/as_china_human_rights
Related information:
Rights Defender Wang Lihong Sentenced to Nine Months
维权人士王荔蕻被判刑9个月
Human Rights in China, September 9, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5568
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5569

Macao

路人见死不救 可被判刑1年 (Passers-by Who Don't Help Someone Dying Can Be Sentenced to 1 Year)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 20, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/9/aa/9aa42b31882ec039/Blog/373/665953.html
Related news:
Chinese Province Debates Law after Hit-and-run Outcry
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 20, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-15382273

Protests and Petitions

Farmer Sold as Slave to Factory 'over Complaint'
Shanghai Daily, October 20, 2011
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2011/10/20/Farmer%2Bsold%2Bas%2Bslave%2Bto%2Bfactory%2Bover%2Bcomplaint/
Related news:
访民被卖砖窑厂 (Petitioner Sold to Brick Factory)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 19, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/d1/6d19c113404cee55/Blog/587/97d10b.html

河北吴桥回应“访民被卖砖窑厂” (Wuqiao Government Responds to Reports)
Southern Metropolis Daily, October 20, 2011
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/d1/6d19c113404cee55/Blog/7eb/99a55c.html

Tibet

Sichuan Town Locked Down amid Protests
South China Morning Post, October 20, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ae18f93e2bc13310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR

Violence, Protests at Xinjiang School
Radio Free Asia, October 19, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/school-10192011125753.html