Thursday, November 17, 2011

Environment

Access to Full Smog Data Still Out of Sight
South China Morning Post, November 17, 2011
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=80c7065fbcca3310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Jasmine Activist 'Tortured'
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/tortured-11162011112747.html

秦永敏突遭抄家及扣押 涉茉莉花陈卫月内开庭 (Wuhan: Activist Qin Yongmin Detained, His Home Searched)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/qym-11162011091458.html

Police

公安部:非正常死亡挂牌督办案件须限期查结 (Ministry of Public Security to Investigate Unnatural Deaths in Dentention Centers)
The Beijing News, November 16, 2011
http://news.163.com/11/1117/03/7J1JEPSD00014AED.html

Related news:
China Probes Unnatural Death in Detention Centers
Xinhua News Agency, November 17, 2011
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2011-11/17/content_14113495.htm

Public Health

5名“被精神病”受害人致信全国人大法工委 (Five Victims of Forcible Institutionalization Appeal to NPC Legal Committee on Mental Health Law and Civil Procedure Law)
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2011
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jsb-11162011091400.html

Protests and Petitions

北京警方证实天安门男子自焚事件 (Beijing Confirm Confirm Self-Immolation in Tian'anmen Square)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 17, 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2011/11/111117_chinese_man_tiananmen.shtml

Tibet

Abbot Urges China to Help Stop Self-immolations
Financial Times, November 16, 2011
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/a78df706-1070-11e1-8010-00144feabdc0.html