Thursday, May 31, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Exile Uyghur Leader’s Children Pressured
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/kadeer-05302012185611.html

June Fourth

天安门母亲:中国已错失政改良机 (Tiananmen Mothers: China Has Missed Golden Opportunity for Political Reform)
Broadcasting Corporation of China, May 31, 2012
http://tw.news.yahoo.com/天安門母親-中國已錯失政改良機-031029387.html

Related:
纪念“六四”死难者离世二十三周年
Commemorating the 23rd Anniversary of the Passing of the Victims of the 1989 June Fourth Crackdown
Tiananmen Mothers, May 31, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6086
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6088

张健谈2012年的“六四穿黑衫行动”  (Interview with Zhang Jian on Black Shirts to Commemorate Tiananmen Movement)
Radio France Internationale, May 30, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120530-张健谈2012年的“六四穿黑衫行动”

Land Policy

Valley of the Dammed
South China Morning Post, May 31, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=78c97f277dd97310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Law

警察殴打虐待罪犯致死将被开除 (Police Who Beat or Torture Criminals to Death Will Be Fired)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 31, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/9f/89f03f7d02720160/Blog/458/02af9d.html

Related:
监狱和劳动教养机关人民警察违法违纪行为处分规定 (Regulations on Disciplinary Actions for Violations of the Law and Disciplinary Rules by Police in Prisons and Reeducation-Through-Labor Organs
Ministry of Justice et al, May 21, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2012-05/30/content_2149103.htm

Politics

Top Cadre Sacked in Chen Province
Agence France-Presse, May 31, 2012
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/news_detail.asp?we_cat=3&art_id=122966&sid=36566193&con_type=1&d_str=20120531&fc=4

Public Health

內地每年百萬人死因涉吸煙 (1mil Mainland Chinese Die Annually of Smoking-related Disease)
Ming Pao, May 31, 2012
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20120531/ca41326k.htm

Tibet

Detentions Reported in Tibet Capital after Immolations
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 31, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18275735

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Government

广东改革新路径 (New Reform Path in Guangdong)
Yazhou Zhoukan, May 28, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120528-广东改革新路径

Human Rights Defenders

中国的不法
How China Flouts Its Laws
The New York Times, May 30, 2012
CH: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/opinion/30chen-translation.html
EN: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/30/opinion/how-china-flouts-its-laws.html

June Fourth

贵阳民众纪念六四活动未受官方制止 (Guiyang Tiananmen Commemorative Activities Yet to Be Stopped by Authorities)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 29, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120529_6_4_guizhou.shtml

六四难属:陈希同在推脱责任 (Tiananmen Victim's Family: Chen Xitong's Evading Responsibility)
Radio Free Asia, May 30, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/lh-05302012030006.html

Law

China Raises Compensation for Freedom Infringement
Xinhua News Agency, May 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/30/content_15424048.htm

重庆规定卖淫嫖娼不再劳教 (Prostitution and Soliciting Prostitutes No Longer Penalized with Reeducation-Through-Labor in Chongqing)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 30, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/c/90/c90413182ba2fd2d/Blog/22b/aae631.html

Protests and Petitions

Zhejiang Protest Ends with Compensation Deal
China Daily, May 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/30/content_15418538.htm

Tibet

Lhasa Faces 'Intense' Restrictions
Radio Free Asia, May 29, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/restrictions-05292012183522.html

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Environment

57% China's Urban Underground Water Polluted
Xinhua News Agency, May 29, 2012
http://china.org.cn/environment/2012-05/29/content_25505409.htm

Related:
饮用水源不达标将被区域限批 环保部打响饮用水源地“保卫战” (Environmental Protection Ministry Starts "Battle" to Protect Potable Water Source)
Economic Information Daily, May 28, 2012
http://jjckb.xinhuanet.com/2012-05/28/content_377836.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng Is Gone, But His Village Stays Locked Down
Los Angeles Times, May 28, 2012
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-china-chen-thugs-20120528,0,5990316.story

Internet

China's Weibo Microblog Introduces User Contracts
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 27, 2012
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18208446

June Fourth

陈希同亲述:我不是六四戒严正指挥 (Conversations with Chen Xitong: I Did Not Order Martial Law on June Fourth)
Deutsche Welle, May 28, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15981826,00.html

Related:
Ex-mayor Keeps Distance from Tiananmen Crackdown
South China Morning Post, May 28, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d7fd3909f3397310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Labor

统计局官员:工资水平差距仍然存在 部分比较突出 (Statistics Bureau: Wage Gap Still Exists)
China Online, May 29, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0529/18/82ML920R00014JB6.html

广东省委书记汪洋支持 深圳推动工会直选 (Guangdong Party Secretary Voices Support for Direct Elections in Shenzhen Workplace Unions)
Radio Free Asia, May 28, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/Shenzhengonghuizhixuan-05282012051217.html

Protests and Petitions

浙江瑞安民众冲击街道办 (Zhejiang: Residents Attack Local Govt Office in Protest over Villager's Death)
Ming Pao, May 29, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2675570/1.html

Monday, May 28, 2012

Human Rights

人民日报:中国人权事业进步不容抹煞 (People's Daily Op-ed: China's Progress in Human Rights Undeniable)
People's Daily, May 28, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/b65/01190d.html

Internet

網民抄人權宣言破封鎖 (Microblog Censors Exhausted by Bombardment of Photos of Hand-written Copies of Universal Declaration of Human Rights)
Ming Pao, May 28, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2674832/1.html

June Fourth

Hong Kong Democracy Protest Marks Tiananmen Anniversary
The Telegraph, May 27, 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9293529/Hong-Kong-democracy-protest-marks-Tiananmen-anniversary.html

內地客六四紀念館尋真相 (Mainland Visitors Seek Truth at Tiananmen Memorial)
Ming Pao, May 27, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2674177/1.html

六四遇难者父亲含恨自缢身亡 (Father of Tiananmen Victim Commits Suicide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 28, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120528_tiananmen_suicide.shtml

Related:
73-Year-Old Member of Tiananmen Mothers Commits Suicide
73岁的天安门母亲群体成员自缢身亡
Human Rights in China, May 27, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6074
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6075

Law

深入学习认真贯彻修改后的刑事诉讼法 更好地惩罚犯罪保障人权维护社会秩序 (Zhou Yongkang Stresses Protection of Human Rights and Maintaining of Social Order in Implementing Revised Criminal Procedure Law)
Legal Daily, May 28, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-05/28/content_3602208.htm

Politics

中共高层欲淡化薄熙来事件 (Report: Party Leadership Calls for Less Emphasis on Bo Xilai Affair)
Deutsche Welle, May 28, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15977858,00.html

Tibet

Tibet Capital Sees First Anti-China Self-immolations
Reuters, May 28, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/28/us-china-tibet-idUSBRE84R01M20120528

Friday, May 25, 2012

Civil Society

Micro-charities Struggle with Remuneration Issue
Xinhua News Agency, May 24, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/24/content_15382069.htm

Human Rights

美国发布人权报告称中国人权状况“极为糟糕” (US Rights Report: Rights in China "Extremely Poor")
People's Daily, May 24, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/03f/48b57d.html

Related:
2011 Human Rights Report: China
U.S. Department of State, May 24, 2012
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/2011/eap/186268.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng Says He Fears Reprisals against His Family
The Guardian, May 25, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/25/chen-guangcheng-fears-family

沂南公安被指非法拒绝律师见陈克贵 (Yinan Police Illegally Keep Lawyer from Meeting with Chen's Nephew)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 24, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120524_chen_kegui_lawyer.shtml

维权人士频遭传唤及拘留 (Beijing Activist Wang Yonghong Summoned, Harbin Activist Liao Cheng Detained)
Radio Free Asia, May 24, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissident-05242012110942.html

June Fourth

六四之后的生存 (Life after Tiananmen)
Radio Free Asia, May 25, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/june4_2005/64_dissident-05292009124509.html

Protests and Petitions

抗議併鎮 肇慶千人佔領鎮政府 (1K Protest Merging of Guangdong Villages)
Ming Pao, May 25, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120525/ccb1.htm

Rural Issues

Rural Poverty Relief May Be Poorly Directed
China Daily, May 25, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/2012-05/25/content_15383094.htm

Society

China to Recognize Mongolian Signatures
Radio Free Asia, May 24, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/signatures-05242012161223.html

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng Brother Flees Captors
The Guardian, May 24, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/24/chen-guangcheng-brother-flees-captors

陈光诚案是中国政府赢了大“满贯” (Chen Case a "Grand Slam" for Beijing)
Radio France Internationale, May 23, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120523-陈光诚案是中国政府赢了大“满贯”

民主人士曹海波涉颠覆国家闭门审讯 (Democracy Activist Cao Haibo Tried Behind Closed Doors for Subversion)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissidents_caohaibo-05222012102654.html

Related:
Zhang Qi Released after Four Years; Cao Haibo Tried in Closed-Door Hearing
张起刑满获释 曹海波案不公开审理
Human Rights in China, May 23, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6066
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6067

Politics

China Police Interrogate Party Members over Letter
Agence France-Presse, May 24, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-police-interrogate-party-members-over-letter-055338557.html

Religion

House Church Asked to Halt Activities
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/church-05222012182529.html

Tibet

Technology Reaches Remote Tibetan Corners, Fanning Unrest
The New York Times, May 23, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/24/world/asia/technology-reaches-remote-tibetan-corners-fanning-unrest.html

XUAR

涉7.5骚乱逃至瑞典维族人面临遣返 (Uyghurs Who Fled to Sweden after July 5 Unrest Face Repatriation)
Radio Free Asia, May 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/uighur_repratriation-05232012103527.html

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Death Penalty

SOE Boss Sentenced to Death for Graft
China Daily, May 23, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/23/content_15361275.htm

Economic Development

New Plan to Reduce Income Inequality
China Daily, May 23, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/23/content_15360815.htm

Government

信息公开难解拆迁困局 (Information Disclosure Doesn't Help Solve Demolition Dilemma)
Legal Weekend, May 23, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index/content/2012-05/23/content_3590350.htm

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠護衛嚴 收禮受限 (Chen Family under Close Guard, Gifts Also Restricted)
Ming Pao, May 23, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120523/cca1.htm

武汉异议人士秦永敏结婚,警方说非法同居 (Dissident Qin Yongmin and Wife Told They Are "Illegally Cohabiting" after Marriage)
Voice of America, May 21, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20120521-qin-yongmin-marriage-152304105.html

Multilateral

上合组织北京峰会将审议阿富汗申请观察员地位 (SCO to Consider Afghanistan for Observation Status at Beijing Summit)
EastDay, May 23, 2012
http://news.eastday.com/c/20120523/u1a6576165.html

Police

China's 'Thuggish' Chengguang Security Condemned
Reuters, May 23, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/23/china-chengguan-human-rights-watch

Related:
“Beat Him, Take Everything Away”: Abuses by China’s Chengguan Para-Police
Human Rights Watch, May 23, 2012
http://www.hrw.org/reports/2012/05/23/beat-him-take-everything-away-0

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Chen Guangcheng Revives Debate on US Influence in China
Agence France-Presse, May 22, 2012
http://www.bangkokpost.com/lite/news/294551/chen-revives-debate-on-us-influence-in-china

Disasters

HK May Reclaim Funds Given to Quake-hit School
Shanghai Daily, May 22, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/05/22/HK+may+reclaim+funds+given+to+quakehit+school

Related:
港援建中学被拆 四川称异址迁建 (Sichuan Govt: HK-Aided School Demolished, Site to Be Moved Elsewhere)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 22, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120522_china_sichuan_school.shtml

Hong Kong

Banned Books Are Bestsellers among Mainland Visitors to HK
Want China Times, May 22, 2012
http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20120522000096&cid=1101&MainCatID=0

海洋公園留言禁「六四」 (Ocean Park Electronic Message Board Censors "June Fourth" and Other Sensitive Words and Phrases)
Ming Pao, May 22, 2012
http://finance.sina.com.hk/news/1/2/1/4886294/1.html

Politics

温家宝:领导人不懂得穷人就不懂得政治 (Premier Wen: Leaders Who Don’t Understand the Poor Don’t Understand Politics)
Changjiang Daily, May 22, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/77f/03b9fb.html

Protests and Petitions

温州苍南数百人强拆暴冲突 村民反抗三人被抓十多伤 (A Dozen Injured and Three Detained during Clash over Demolitions in Zhejiang Village)
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-05212012094653.html

Public Health

China Reports 260m with Chronic Diseases
Xinhua News Agency, May 22, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/22/content_15351095.htm

Tibet

Tibetan Comedian Sentenced
Radio Free Asia, May 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/sentenced-05212012143245.html

Monday, May 21, 2012

Civil Society

民政部官员:社会组织对抗政府情况没有出现 (Civil Ministry Official: No Instance of Social Orgs Who Oppose the Gov't)
China News Service, May 21, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0521/15/821QMEVD00014JB6.html

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Artists Crying Foul over Copyright Bill
Agence France-Presse, May 21, 2012
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2012/05/21/2003533386

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Has Already Seen the Worst
South China Morning Post, May 20, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d129df2941667310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

China Activists Fear ‘Reckoning’
Financial Times, May 20, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c4fa5df4-a263-11e1-a605-00144feabdc0.html

北京平谷访民郭清华失踪多日 (Beijing Petitioner Guo Qinghua Missing for Several Days)
Radio Free Asia, May 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/b-05192012162126.html

陳光誠抵美 FBI 24小時保護 (Chen Guangcheng's Family Arrives in U.S. under 24/7 Protection of FBI)
Ming Pao, May 21, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120521/gba1h.htm

Related:
Chen Guangcheng and Family Arrive in the United States
陈光诚全家抵达美国
Human Rights in China, May 19, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6057
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6058

官媒:陳光誠事件衝擊小 (Official Press: Chen Incident Made Little Impact on Society)
Ming Pao, May 21, 2012
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20120521/ca11556a.htm

Related:
环球时报:陈的“奇遇”是一次性大气泡 (Chen's "Adventure" Was a One-Time Deal)
Global Times, May 21, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/pl/2012-05-21/071424449399.shtml

June Fourth

China Embassy in US Ignores Wuer Kaixi’s Plea
Agence France-Presse, May 20, 2012
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2012/05/20/2003533292

Politics

Bo Police Chief in Treason Trial
South China Morning Post, May 21, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=cd456e07baa67310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

老人抗强拆被挖掘机拦腰拍死 城管否认雇人拆迁 (Elderly Man Crushed to Death by Excavator in Demolition, Urban Management Deny Hiring Demolition Squad)
Xinwen Ye Hang, May 21, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/db2/1fef0d.html

Friday, May 18, 2012

Food Security

食品保鲜新招:农药保鲜生姜,奶掺二氧化氯 (New Methods of Keeping Food Fresh: Pesticides for Ginger, ClO2 for Milk)
Radio Free Asia, May 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/g-05172012105259.html

毒奶粉赔偿基金有2亿多元不知去向 (200+mil Tainted Milk Compensation Funds Unaccounted For)
Radio Free Asia, May 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/milk-05172012121131.html

Government

Chinese Gov't Demands Greater Transparency
Xinhua News Agency, May 18, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2012-05/18/content_15332881.htm

Related:
2012年政府信息公开重点工作安排 (2012 Work Plan on Focus Points for Open Government Information)
State Council, April 28, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/zwgk/2012-05/17/content_2139583.htm

Human Rights Defenders

China Activist Chen's Relatives Describe Beatings
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 18, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18113058

Related:
“Who Rescued Chen Guangcheng?” an HRIC Translation
Tian Yusheng, May 17, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/content/6056

Rights Lawyers Blocked from Defending Chen Nephew
The Associated Press, May 18, 2012
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2012/05/18/rights-lawyers-blocked-defending-chen-nephew.html

June Fourth

“六四”政治犯 23年后终出狱 (Li Yujun, Imprisoned Due to Tiananmen, Released after 23 Years)
Ming Pao, May 18, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2666189/1.html

North Korea

China Allows N.Koreans to Leave for Seoul: Reports
Agence France-Presse, May 18, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-allows-n-koreans-leave-seoul-reports-034502290.html

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Environment

China Injects Vigour into Carbon Debate
Financial Times, May 16, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/9a7218c6-9e74-11e1-a767-00144feabdc0.html

Food Security

Millions Paid to Milk Scandal Victims
China Daily, May 17, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/17/content_15314388.htm

Human Rights Defenders

渔民代表带领维权被处劳教 (Liaoning Fishermen Rep Ordered to Reeducation Due to Rights Defense Activities)
Radio Free Asia, May 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissident-05162012112032.html

Labor

蘇州公司禁止班說方言 (Suzhou Company under Fire after Non-Mandarin Languages Banned during Work)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2665536/1.html

Law

Foreigners OK to Handle State Secrets
China Daily, May 16, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/16/content_15313590.htm

Related:
中华人民共和国保守国家秘密法实施条例(征求意见稿) (Regulations on the Implementation of the Law on Guarding State Secrets [Draft for Solicitation of Comment])
State Council, May 15, 2012
http://yijian.chinalaw.gov.cn/lisms/action/intoAnswerPersonAttrAction.do?id=1337069467397

关于《中华人民共和国保守国家秘密法实施条例(征求意见稿)》的说明 (Explanation of the Draft Implementing Regulations)
State Council, May 15, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2012-05/15/content_2137862.htm

Protests and Petitions

看守者龍蛇混雜 性侵非首次 (Anhui Petitioner Wasn't First Instance of Sexual Assault of Petitioners)
Ming Pao, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2665236/1.html

山东男子在京扎伤外籍男士 自称为反映个人诉求 (Shandong Man Stabs Foreign Tourist in Beijing to Make His Appeal Known)
The Beijing News, May 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/113/1/1/2665031/1.html

Politics

Critics of Security Chief Questioned
South China Morning Post, May 17, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1565ede63b557310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

China Closes Tibetan Schools
Radio Free Asia, May 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/closes-05152012170245.html

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Lawyers Try to See China Activist's Jailed Nephew
The Associated Press, May 16, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/lawyers-try-see-china-activists-jailed-nephew-071817108.html

陈光诚“或许一周内获得护照” (Chen Guangcheng May Get Passport within a Week)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 16, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120516_chen_passport.shtml

Labor

Mother Commits Suicide 'over Compensation Fears'
China Daily, May 15, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/15/content_15300850.htm

Related:
环卫工伤情不重 妻子服毒投河亡
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 14, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/7/9e/79eab231718f0032/Blog/78c/ed7f8b.html

一汽云南被曝3000员工停工 要求将高管就地免职 (3K Strike at Yunnan Car Factory, Calling for Exec's Removal)
Beijing Times, May 16, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0516/13/81KNAHUN0001124J.html

Politics

High-profile Ouster in China Points to Battle between Reformists, Hard-liners
The Globe and Mail, May 15, 2012
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/ouster-of-chinas-security-chief-points-to-battle-between-reformists-hardliners/article2432206/

Society

文化部部长蔡武谈文化部“十二五”文化改革发展规划 (Minister of Culture Discusses further Cultural Reform under 12th Five-Year Plan)
Xinhua News Agency, May 15, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-05/15/c_111958344.htm

Protests and Petitions

上访女在北京久敬庄接济服务中心遭看守性侵 (Anhui Petitioner Sexually Assaulted in Beijing Black Jail)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 16, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/f/fe/ffeed84c7cb1ae7b/Blog/505/a4ce59.html

Tibet

China TV Blames Dalai Lama for Tibet Immolations
The Associated Press, May 16, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-tv-blames-dalai-lama-tibet-immolations-074959483.html

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Bilateral Ties

“世维会”在日本召开所谓“四大”有关人员参拜靖国神社 中方强烈不满日方允许“世维会”在日从事反华活动 (China Extremely Dissatisfied That Japan Allows World Uyghur Congress to Engage in "Anti-China" Activities)
The Beijing Times, May 15, 2012
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2012-05/15/content_789306.htm

Related:
外交部发言人洪磊就“世维会”在日本召开所谓“四大”事答记者问 (MFA Spokesperson Responds to Questions on World Uyghur Congress Meeting in Japan)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, May 14, 2012
http://www.mfa.gov.cn/chn/gxh/tyb/fyrbt/t931617.htm

Civil Society

Civil Society Public Participation Would Guard Use of Donations
China Daily, May 14, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/14/content_15290529.htm

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠﹕侄遭棍毆流血3小時 (Chen Reports Nephew Beaten Bloody)
Ming Pao, May 15, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120515/cab1.htm

Labor

河南商丘一人大代表为农民工讨薪被警方上网通缉 (Henan Congressional Rep Who Fought to Get Back Pay for Migrant Workers Listed as Wanted by Police Online)
Voice of China, May 15, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2012-05/15/c_123130201.htm

Law

China’s Obsession with Stability Can Come at the Cost of Laws
The New York Times, May 15, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/15/world/asia/china-obsession-with-stability-can-come-at-the-cost-of-laws.html

Court Allows Usernames to Be Sued
China Daily, May 15, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/15/content_15290975.htm

Related:
江西5法院试点成立网事审判庭 QQ名可作被告 (QQ Names Can Be Sued in Provisional Project in 5 Jiangxi Courts)
Xinhua News Agency, April 9, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2012-04/09/c_122951066.htm

Media

China Daily to Publish African Edition as Beijing Strengthens Voice Abroad
The Guardian, May 14, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/14/china-daily-newspaper-launches-african-edition

Protests and Petitions

贵阳诊所医死病人警察抢尸 逾千人与警冲突消息被封锁 (Clash between Police and Civilians following Death in Guiyang Clinic)
Radio Free Asia, May 14, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql1-05142012092247.html

Monday, May 14, 2012

Disasters

川震四周年遇难童家长被监控 都江堰难属与城管发生冲突 (Clash between Quake Victims' Families and Urban Management Officers and Families Put under Watch during 4th Anniversary of Sichuan Earthquake)
Radio Free Asia, May 13, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-05132012115617.html

Ethnic Minorities

Ruining an Ethnic Identity in the Name of Progress
South China Morning Post, May 13, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2d75cfdc62147310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Democrats Fight for Re-Election Right
Voice of America, May 11, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/content/hong-kong-legislature/566202.html

Human Rights Defenders

陈光诚:申请出国至今未有进展 (No Progress on Chen Guangcheng's Application to Leave PRC)
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 13, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/05/120513_chen_guangcheng.shtml

民運人士結婚遭打壓 (Activist Qin Yongmin Harassed on Wedding, 6 Detained for Questioning)
Ming Pao, May 14, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120514/cad1.htm

North Korea

North Korean Women Sold into 'Slavery' in China
The Christian Science Monitor, May 11, 2012
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2012/0511/North-Korean-women-sold-into-slavery-in-China

Politics

Bo Ally Gives Up China Security Roles
Financial Times, May 13, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/929411e8-9ce6-11e1-aa39-00144feabdc0.html

XUAR

Hundreds of Uighurs Lobby China for Independence
The Telegraph, May 14, 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9263756/Hundreds-of-Uighurs-lobby-China-for-independence.html

Search for a Missing Son
Radio Free Asia, May 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/search-05112012123934.html

Friday, May 11, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Tightens Restrictions on Activist's Family
The Associated Press, May 11, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-tightens-restrictions-activists-family-102808946.html

Lawyers for China Dissident's Nephew Say They Face Threats
Reuters, May 11, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/11/us-china-lawyers-idUSBRE84A06F20120511

Related:
Blind Lawyer Chen Guangcheng Reported Missing, Brother Taken Away, Nephew Fears for His Own Life
陈光诚下落不明
Human Rights in China, April 26, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5991
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5992

哈达获淮与家人会面 妻缓刑获释再遭软禁 (Wife of Mongolian Scholar Hada Given Suspended Sentence in Secret Trial, again Placed under House Arrest)
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/scholar-05092012092235.html

冯正虎遭软禁 已超七十天 (Shanghai Activist Feng Zhenghu under House Arrest)
Radio Free Asia, May 10, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/yl-05092012160430.html

Protests and Petitions

Relocation Prompts Explosion
China Daily, May 11, 2012
http://www.china.org.cn/china/2012-05/11/content_25358370.htm

Related:
被强拆村民跳楼身亡 坚守户拼死抗争 (Evicted Guangdong Villager Leaps to Death)
Human Rights in China, May 11, 2012
http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6035

北京有民眾到菲使館抗議 (Group Protests before Filipino Embassy in Beijing)
Ming Pao, May 11, 2012
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20120511/ca51532c.htm

Politics

Chinese Dissidence from Tiananmen to Today
Foreign Affairs, May 10, 2012
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/137628/sharon-k-hom/chinese-dissidence-from-tiananmen-to-today

Suppressing Dissent: The Emperor Does Know
The Economist, May 12, 2012
http://www.economist.com/node/21554561

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

China Moves Ethnic Mongolian Dissident to 'Luxury Resort'
Reuters, May 10, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/may/10/china-inner-mongolian-dissident-resort

陳光誠:大嫂被指控包庇罪 (Chen's Sister-in-law Charged with Harboring a Criminal)
Ming Pao, May 10, 2012
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20120510/ca41444a.htm

福州活动人士游明磊被捕后仍与外界失联 (No Contact Yet with Fuzhou Activist You Minglei Since Detention)
Voice of America, May 8, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20120508-Fuzhou-Activist-You-Minglei-Arrested-Followup-150672575.html

Related:
游明磊因散发传单被警方拘押
Activist Accused of Inciting Subversion of State Power for Distributing Leaflets
Human Rights in China, May 9, 2012
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6029
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6028

Labor

New Rule to Guarantee More Rest for Weary
South China Morning Post, May 10, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=fb9546a4aa137310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
特殊工时管理规定(征求意见稿) (Regulations on the Administration of Special Working Hours [Draft for Comments])
Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, May 8, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/gzdt/2012-05/09/content_2132947.htm

Politics

汪洋:幸福靠党是错误认识 (Guangdong Party Secretary: Wrong to Think the Party Is the Source of Happiness)
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xql-05092012160424.html

Protests and Petitions

Auto Workers Call for Graft Probe
Radio Free Asia, May 9, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/graft-05092012145724.html

雲南女子簽拆遷協議時引爆炸藥 (Kunming Evictee Blows Herself Up at Government Office during Compensation Discussion)
Wen Wei Po, May 10, 2012
http://news.wenweipo.com/2012/05/10/IN1205100069.htm

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Behind Twists of Diplomacy in the Case of a Chinese Dissident
The New York Times, May 9, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/09/world/asia/behind-twists-of-diplomacy-in-case-of-chen-guangcheng.html

Chen's Dramatic Escape Spawns Conspiracy Theories
South China Morning Post, May 9, 2012
http://www.usasialaw.org/?p=6915

江天勇离京换家人自由 (Rights Lawyer Jiang Tianyong Leaves Beijing in Exchange for Family's Freedom)
Voice of America, May 8, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/chinese/news/20120508-9-S-XL-DC-Jiang-Tianyong-150632445.html

朝阳区法院受理发课公司起诉北京地税局案 (District Court Accepts Ai Weiwei's Company Case against the Beijing Tax Bureau)
Radio Free Asia, May 8, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-05082012151426.html

曾参与民运并资助维权者 李必丰诈骗案开庭获暂缓 (Case against Sichuan Dissident Poet Li Bifeng Put on Hold)
Radio Free Asia, May 8, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy2-05082012092707.html

Internet

Net Police in Fresh Assault on Blogs
South China Morning Post, May 9, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=4fd359dab1d27310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
The Cost and Limitations of Control
China Media Project, May 9, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/05/09/22643/

Law

Court Debates If Woman Is Guilty of Man's Death
Shanghai Daily, May 9, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/05/09/Court+debates+if+woman+is+guilty+of+mans+death

Media

Beijing Silent over Expelled Reporter
The Associated Press, May 9, 2012
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2012/05/09/china-expulsion-al-jazeera-reporter-criticized.html

Official transcript of the Foreign Ministry’s press conference:
2012年5月8日外交部发言人洪磊举行例行记者会 (May 8, 2012 Press Conference with MFA Spokesman Hong Lei)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, May 8, 2012
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/chn/gxh/tyb/fyrbt/t929912.htm

For a translation of the questions omitted from the Foreign Ministry's transcript, see:
Chinese Official Questioned about Al Jazeera Reporter's Expulsion
Voice of America, May 8, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/Chinese-Official-Questioned-About-Al-Jazeera-Reporters-Expulsion-150583815.html

Politics

學者指十八大推遲至明年機會不大 (Scholars: Delay of 18th Party Congress Unlikely)
NOW TV News, May 9, 2012
http://news.now.com/home/international/player?newsId=33314

Related:
China Considers Delay of Key Party Congress: Sources
Reuters, May 8, 2012
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/05/08/us-china-politics-idUKBRE8470XI20120508

Rural Issues

当农民学会开会 “萝卜白菜议事规则”———南塘兴农合作社的“洋为中用” (When Farmers Learn How to Hold Meetings)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 9, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/5/b4/5b47026d28305ac9/Blog/675/b4e9dc.html

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Civil Society

民政部:政治类人权类社会组织可平等登记 (Ministry of Civil Affairs: Political and Human Rights Organizations to Receive Equal Treatment in Registration)
The Beijing News, May 8, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0508/02/80UUKBSA0001124J.html

Food Security

Toxic Vegetables Expose Hidden Practices
Xinhua News Agency, May 7, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-05/07/content_15228453.htm

Gender

《女职工劳动保护特别规定》施行 不能让女职工干重活 流产也要享受产假 (Female Workers Cannot Be Asked to Engage in Heavy Labor and Maternity Leave also Available for Abortions under Special Regulations on the Protection of Female Workers)
Chongqing Evening News, May 8, 2012
http://www.cqwb.com.cn/cqwb/html/2012-05/08/content_311389.htm

Human Rights Defenders

He Peirong: The Heroine behind the Dissident Chen Guangcheng
The Independent, May 7, 2012
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/he-peirong-the-heroine-behind-the-dissident-chen-guangcheng-7718706.html

Related:
神秘6人組救出陳光誠 (A Mysterious Group of Six Helped Rescue Chen Guangcheng)
Ming Pao, May 8, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120508/caa1.htm

斬官侄兒被捕 13律師組團營救 (13 Lawyers Band Together to Help Chen's Arrested Nephew, Unable to Obtain Meeting with Him)
Ming Pao, May 8, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120508/caa3_er.htm

福建网民抛撒传单被控煽动颠覆 (Jiangxi Activist Arrested for Inciting Subversion after Handing Out Leaflets)
Radio Free Asia, May 7, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy2-05072012091923.html

Media

China Expels Al Jazeera Correspondent
Al Jazeera, May 8, 2012
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/05/201257195136608563.html

Politics

China’s ‘Princeling’ Generals Hit by Bo Purge
Financial Times, May 7, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/4a932e72-9298-11e1-9e0a-00144feab49a.html

Monday, May 07, 2012

Bilateral Ties

US, China to Hold Talks on Rights
Agence France-Presse, May 5, 2012
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5ju1zB3nQitrYlJLfEhxrCFEqRMvg

Environment

自来水真相 (The Truth about Tap Water)
Caixin, May 7, 2012
http://magazine.caixin.com/2012-05-04/100386717.html

Hong Kong

Police to Ease Restrictions on Media's Movements
South China Morning Post, May 5, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=aaa578a34e717310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

《人民日報》稱香港推行國民教育非洗腦 (People's Daily Op-Ed Refutes Criticism of HK's Patriotic Education Scheme as "Brainwashing")
HK Commercial Broadcasting, May 7, 2012
http://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=509405&csid=261_341

Related:
Hong Kong Delays China Patriotism Lessons
Agence France-Presse, May 1, 2012
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/291269/hong-kong-delays-china-patriotism-lessons

人民日报:香港对中小学生进行国民教育并非洗脑 (HK's National Education Scheme for Primary and Secondary Students Is Not Brainwashing)
People's Daily, May 7, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/323/f8e21a.html

Human Rights Defenders

Chen's Silent Partner: Luck
The Washington Post, May 7, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-chen-guangcheng-saga-heavy-on-diplomacy--and-luck/2012/05/06/gIQADncY6T_story.html

Activist's Wife Fears Ban on HK Study
South China Morning Post, May 6, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=698a2a655ed17310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

艾未未获"哈维尔创意异议人士奖" (Ai Weiwei amongst Three Winners of Inaugural Václav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent)
Deutsche Welle, May 5, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15931910,00.html

陳光誠朋友遭警告噤聲 (Friends of Chen Told to Keep Their Peace)
Ming Pao, May 7, 2012
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20120507/ca11224a.htm

Tibet

Fiery Protest Spreads beyond the Walls of Tibetan Monasteries
The Hindu, May 5, 2012
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/article3388168.ece

Friday, May 04, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Appeals to US Lawmakers from Hospital
Deutsche Welle, May 4, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15927119,00.html

China Police Detain, Beat Chen Supporters
Agence France-Presse, May 4, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-police-detain-beat-chen-supporters-053730093.html

China Says Blind Dissident Can Apply to Study Abroad
Reuters, May 4, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/04/us-china-dissident-chen-idUSBRE8430AV20120504

北京多家媒体评陈光诚事件 批骆家辉“作秀” (Many Beijing Media Outlets Comment on the Chen Guangcheng, Criticize US Ambassador Locke as "Grandstanding")
Beijing Daily, May 4, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/a4e/565af8.html

支聯會戴墨鏡遊行到中聯辦聲援陳光誠 (Hong Kong Activists Hold Demonstration in Support of Chen Guangcheng and Rights Defenders)
HK Commercial Broadcasting, May 4, 2012
http://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=508840&csid=261_341

Media

BBC Accuses China of 'Deliberate' Jamming of World News
Journalism.co.uk, May 4, 2012
http://www.journalism.co.uk/news/bbc-accuses-china-of-deliberate-jamming-of-world-news/s2/a549092/

Protests and Petitions

湖南常德便衣 闹市鸣枪抓人 (Hunan: Plainclothes Officer Fires Gun in Busy Area and Takes Petitioner into Custody)
Southern Metropolis Daily, May 4, 2012
http://epaper.oeeee.com/A/html/2012-05/04/content_1622795.htm

原信访局长因女儿坠亡上访 自称无其他出路 (Former Petition Bureau Head Becomes Petitioner Himself following Daughter's Death)
Legal Daily, May 4, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-05/04/content_3547203.htm

Tibet

Tibetan NGOs Must 'Register' or Close
Radio Free Asia, May 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/register-05032012134130.html

Thursday, May 03, 2012

Bilateral Ties

US-Chinese Talks Open under Shadow of a Dissident's Fate
Deutsche Welle, May 3, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15923418,00.html

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng

China Activist Says He Felt Pressure to Take U.S. Deal
The New York Times, May 4, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/04/world/asia/chen-guangcheng-us-embassy-china-threatened.html  

US Confirms Blind Activist Wants to Leave China
The Associated Press, May 3, 2012
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5ildJe0DesY5Yq0P2TFRZYh9rO3iA

美国国会今天将举行紧急听证会讨论陈光诚案 (Emergency Congressional Hearing Today on Chen's Case)
Radio France Internationale, May 3, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/node/110751

Human Rights Defenders

China Activist Zeng Says under House Arrest
Agence France-Presse, May 3, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-activist-zeng-says-under-house-arrest-054733449.html

Law

Henan Reforms Welcome But Are Just a Start
South China Morning Post, May 3, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=cde04257a3e07310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

法制网特别关注 保守国家秘密法修订公布两周年 (Legal Daily Online Series in Honor of 2nd Anniversary of State Secrets Law Revision Release)
Legal Daily Online, May 3, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/rdlf/content/2012-05/03/content_3543129.htm

Politics

京官鼓勵重慶放薄家傳言 (Beijing Encourages Chongqing to Spread Rumors on Bo's Family)
Ming Pao, May 3, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120503/cab1.htm

Rural Issues

China's Left Behind Children
Foreign Policy, May 1, 2012
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/05/01/chinas_left_behind_children

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Obama Raises China Rights, Quiet on Chen
Reuters, May 1, 2012
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/05/01/china-usa-diplomacy-idINDEE83T0GE20120501

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Dissident Emerges with U.S. Official, Being Treated at Beijing Hospital
The Washington Post, May 2, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/chinese-dissident-in-us-custody-headed-to-hospital/2012/05/02/gIQAh9WrvT_story.html

外交部:陈光诚进入美国使馆停留6天后自行离开 (Foreign Ministry: Chen Guangcheng Leaves U.S. Embassy of Own Accord after 6-Day Stay)
Xinhua News Agency, May 2, 2012
http://news.qq.com/a/20120502/000832.htm

支持温总政改两维权人士遭关押 (Hunan: Two Activists Detained for Expressing Support of Premier Wen's Political Reforms)
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/dissident-05012012110121.html

Law

南京一书贩卖《红太阳》等港版禁书被送上法庭 (Case of Banned HK Versions of Books Being Put on Sale Brought to Trial in Nanjing)
Legal Daily, May 2, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-05/02/content_3536660.htm

Macao

Young Rally for Democracy in Macau
South China Morning Post, May 2, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a1dddf3c07807310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

五一劳动节访民聚集北京 反贪成重要诉求 (Petitioners Gather in Beijing on International Labor Day to Protest Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-05012012110403.html

Tibet

Tibetan Land Seized for Chinese Migrants
Radio Free Asia, May 1, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/land-05012012200310.html