Friday, June 29, 2012

Education

民校教师或与公办学校教师同酬 纠正对民办学校歧视政策 (Private School Teachers May Be Paid Same as Public School Teachers)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 29, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/b/b1/bb1662b7c5f22a0f/Blog/42a/a9b789.html

Government

Guarding the Guardians
The Economist, June 30, 2012
http://www.economist.com/node/21557760

Hong Kong

Rally Petition Zones 'a Police PR Stunt'
South China Morning Post, June 29, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=069a34e9b9338310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Multilateral

China Urges Implementation of Anti-terror Strategy
Xinhua News Agency, June 29, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/29/content_15533908.htm

Politics

重庆公安两高层免职 (Chongqing: Two High-ranking Police Officials Dismissed)
Ming Pao, June 29, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2705311/1.html

骂薄熙来的网友求翻案将开审 (Hearing Today for Overturn of Order to Reeducation-through-Labor for Man Who Criticized Bo Xilai Online)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/jyxw-06282012102229.html

Protests and Petitions

Chinese Police Restore Order after Migrants Riot in Shaxi
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18622350

中山警方:散布“沙溪聚集事件”谣言者被刑拘 (Zhongshan Police Detain Chongqing Man for Spreading Rumors about Shaxi Unrest Online)
Xinhua News Agency, June 28, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/yuqing/2012-06/28/c_123344057.htm

河北乐亭百警暴力征地 村民上访却被劳教 (Hebei Villagers Ordered to Reeducation-Through-Labor for Petitioning about Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-06282012110522.html

XUAR

Woman Seeks Justice in Wrongful Shooting
Radio Free Asia, June 28, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/shooting-06282012180941.html

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Environment

'Foolish Old Men' Transform Barren Hillsides
China Daily, June 28, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/28/content_15528719.htm

Hong Kong

《南华早报》前记者指总编“自我审查” (Former South China Morning Post Reporter Charges Self-censorship by Editor-in-Chief)
Deutsche Welle, June 27, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16053742,00.html

Related:
Self-censorship in SCMP
被解約記者自述:我為什麼被踢出《南華早報》?
iSun Affairs, June 28, 2012
http://www.isunaffairs.com/?p=8020

习近平同时见曾梁两特首 胡锦涛访港安保遭批评 (Security during Hu Visit under Criticism)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy2-06272012130244.html

Internet

港大推出软件监控微博内容审查 (HKU Releases Software to Monitor Content Review on Microblogs)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120628_china_hku_weibo.shtml

Related:
WeiboScope
Journalism and Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong
http://research.jmsc.hku.hk/social/obs.py/sinaweibo/

Labor

苹果中国加工厂被指违反劳工法 (China Apple Plant Charged with Violating Labor Law)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 28, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120628_apple_china.shtml

Politics

Clues to Official Plight of Bo, Wang
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=26040e3ef5e28310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

政法委讚粵烏坎經驗 (Politics and Law Committee Praises Handling of Wukan Unrest)
Ming Pao, June 28, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2703843/1.html

Rural Issues

Drinking Water Issues Seen Solved by 2015
Xinhua News Agency, June 27, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/27/content_15527222.htm

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Hong Kong

Let Hu Hear Us, Say Protesters
South China Morning Post, June 27, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e2bc4ae87d828310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

‘Pressure for Change Is at the Grassroots’: An Interview with Chen Guangcheng
The New York Review of Books, June 26, 2012
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2012/jun/26/chen-guangcheng-interview/

Hukou

发改委官员:户籍制度不能简单取消了之 (NDRC: Difficult to Simply Do Away with Housing Registration System)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 27, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/186/47a47f.html

Population

China Abortion Couple 'Hounded'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hdedn1gQ7bWse4eqRCgrMm08N1kg

中国失去独生子女父母要求更多赔偿 (Parents Who Lost Their Only Child Appeal for Compensation)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 27, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120626_china_one_child_compensation.shtml

Protests and Petitions

中山民工騷亂 萬人圍政府 (Guangdong: 10K Migrant Workers Surround Gov't Office)
Ming Pao, June 27, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2702839/1.html

Related:
广东中山因两名少年冲突引发外来人员聚集事件 (Conflict Between 2 Youths Sets off Mass Incident Involving Migrants)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 26, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/4c8/0534a2.html

XUAR

Two Uyghurs Detained over Leaflets
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/leaflets-06262012124859.html

新疆骚乱周年前夕当局加强清查 (Increased Checks before Anniversary of July Unrest)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120626_xinjiang_anniversary.shtml

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China 'Failing Burmese Refugees'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18589937

N. Korea Executes Four Returned Refugees: Activist
Agence France-Presse, June 26, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/n-korea-executes-four-returned-refugees-activist-193526302.html

Civil Society

Guangdong to use NGOs in Reform Move
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0a9da1195de18310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

公益组织不能做成“万金油” (Public Interest Orgs Cannot Be One Size Fits All)
Southern Daily, June 26, 2012
http://epaper.nfdaily.cn/html/2012-06/26/content_7096933.htm

Environment

中国海洋环境状况总体较好 溢油等突发事件风险加剧 (Report: Water Ecology Generally Good, Save Near Coast with Rise in Pollution Risk)
People's Daily, June 26, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/energy/2012-06/26/c_123329234.htm

Hong Kong

Hong Kong: 15 Years since the Return to Chinese Rule
China Worker, June 26, 2012
http://chinaworker.info/en/content/news/1822/

87%傳媒人﹕曾治下新聞自由倒退 (87% of Journalists: Decline in Press Freedom since Tsang Became Chief Executive)
Ming Pao, June 25, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2700802/1.html

Human Rights Defenders

多名异见人士未解除软禁 香港七一为李旺阳伸冤 (Many Dissidents Remain under House Arrest)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/duo-06252012115208.html

Law

辽宁规定上访遭劳教申诉不立案 (Jinzhou Court Worker: Liaoning Not to Accept Appeals against Reeducation-Through-Labor for Petitioning)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xq-06252012162414.html

Media

Regulator Announces Crackdown on Media Bribery
Caixin, June 25, 2012
http://english.caixin.com/2012-06-25/100403810.html

Related information:
关于开展“打击新闻敲诈、治理有偿新闻”专项行动的通知 (Notice on Launch of "Combatting News Extortion and Controlling Compensated Stories" Campaign)
State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television, June 20, 2012
http://www.sarft.gov.cn/articles/2012/06/20/20120620153834000905.html

Society

Demolition Leaves Family Scattered, Defenceless
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9429555739428310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Friday, June 22, 2012

Hong Kong

'Constitutional Duty' to Enact Article 23 Law
South China Morning Post, June 22, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=214b3a5347f08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Filipino Maid Takes Fight for Permanent Residency to Hong Kong's Top Court
The Associated Press, June 22, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jun/22/filipino-maid-hong-kong-court

Hong Kong Newspaper Charged with Downplaying Dissident’s Death
Reuters, June 21, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/22/business/global/hong-kong-newspaper-charged-with-downplaying-dissidents-death.html

Related:
Furor over Hong Kong Editor's Decision Continues
Asia Sentinel, June 21, 2012
http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4619&Itemid=204

Human Rights Defenders

廖亦武:我其实是一个记忆工作者 (Liao Yiwu: I'm a Memory Worker)
Deutsche Welle, June 21, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15219059,00.html

Inner Mongolia

内蒙古发生牧民街头抗议 (Herders Demonstrate in Bayan Nur)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cyl-06212012105002.html

Labor

复旦大学报告称涨薪解决不了中国“用工荒” (Fudan Report: Pay Rises Cannot Solve Labor Shortage)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/nu-06212012092557.html

Land Policy

镇干部:已入户协商签订协议 村民:未召开村民大会 临沭一土地增减挂钩项目拆迁遭质疑 (Dispute over Demolition Plan in Shandong)
Legal Daily, June 22, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-06/22/content_3655983.htm

Public Health

Disease Victims in Cry for Help
South China Morning Post, June 22, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=13663a5347f08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Bilateral Ties

Chen Affair Showed Level of US-China Trust: Clinton
Agence France-Presse, June 21, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/chen-affair-showed-level-us-china-trust-clinton-033404737.html

Hong Kong

李旺阳事件将港人对北京不信任推向新高 (Handling of Li Wangyang "Suicide" Heightens HK Distrust of Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/li-06202012112821.html

Related:
Forensics Experts' Help Sought in Li Wangyang Case
South China Morning Post, June 21, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3af01bde9ca08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

China's Ai Weiwei Threatened with Bigamy, Pornography Charges
Reuters, June 21, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/21/us-china-dissident-idUSBRE85K0BV20120621

余杰撰寫《劉曉波傳》 (Dissident Yu Jie Writes Biography of Liu Xiaobo)
Yazhou Zhoukan, July 1, 2012
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/Content_Archive.cfm?channel=ag&path=2362382222/26ag1c.cfm

June Fourth

喬石新書 六四期間空白 (Veteran Senior Cadre Qiao Shi's New Book Mum on 1989 Tiananmen Crackdown)
Ming Pao, June 21, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2697629/1.html

Protests and Petitions

Petitioner 'Poisoned' for Land Complaints
South China Morning Post, June 21, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f8311bde9ca08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

两名藏人青海玉树州自焚一死一伤 (Qinghai: 1 Dead, 1 Injured in Self-immolation Protest)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 21, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120621_china_tibetan_protest.shtml

XUAR

Police Witness to Riots Dies
Radio Free Asia, June 20, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/policeman-06182012155524.html

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Government

Grassroots Lawmaker Elections Completed
Xinhua News Agency, June 20, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/20/content_15513409.htm

Hong Kong

HK a 'Hard Place' for Asylum Seekers
South China Morning Post, June 20, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=adc8f9c07c508310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei's Lawyer Missing as Artist Is Warned away from Tax Hearing
Reuters, June 20, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2012/jun/20/ai-weiwei-lawyer-missing-court

聲援李旺陽 王荔蕻被禁離京 (Activist Wang Lihong Forbidden from Leaving Beijing after Voicing Support for Li Wangyang)
Ming Pao, June 20, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2696639/1.html

Labor

人社部:现行退休年龄不会立刻调整 (No Change Yet to Retirement Age)
People's Daily, June 20, 2012
http://www.cs.com.cn/xwzx/hg/201206/t20120620_3377703.html

Migrant Workers

New Residency Rule Shows Bias, Migrants Say
China Daily, June 20, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/20/content_15513514.htm

Police

勞教所「更安全」 體重不跌反升 (Reeducation-Through-Labour "More Safe" than Outside for Fang Hong)
Ming Pao, June 20, 2012
http://life.mingpao.com/cfm/dailynews3b.cfm?File=20120620/nalca/caa3_er.txt

Protests and Petitions

廣州上百黑人堵路示威 (Guangzhou: 100+ Africans Block Road in Protest of Sudden Death of African in Police Custody)
Ming Pao, June 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2696388/1.html

XUAR

维族人售宗教刊物判十年 世维会批评当局镇压 (Hotan: Uyghur Sentenced to 10 Years for Selling Religious Materials)
Radio Free Asia, June 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/w-06192012101735.html

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Tibet

Corruption Protesters Jailed
Radio Free Asia, June 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/jailed-06182012155124.html

Public Health

Public Hospital Reform Begins in Counties
Xinhua News Agency, June 15, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/15/content_15506065.htm

Police

便衣城管被指殴打残疾小贩 (Plainclothes Urban Management Officer Accused of Beating Disabled Street Seller)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 19, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/9a/69a5b5995110b36a/Blog/b97/b7bac8.html

Labor

广州日资厂3000人罢工 (3000 on Strike at Guangzhou Factory)
Singpao, June 19, 2012
http://www.singpao.com/laxw/layw/201206/t20120619_364115.html

Human Rights Defenders

李旺阳家人好友续失踪 香港联署近十万欲交胡锦涛 (Li Wangyang's Family and Friends Still Missing)
Radio Free Asia, June 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/li-06182012095422.html

Hong Kong

回归十五年前夕的三个名字 (Mixed Feelings over Three Big Names on Even of 15th Anniversary of HK Handover)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 19, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/hong_kong_review/2012/06/120619_hkreview_threenames_byzousonghua.shtml

Bilateral Ties

Chinese Media Push into US
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 19, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18437404

Uyghurs Face Deportation from Sweden
Radio Free Asia, June 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/deportation-06182012133441.html

Monday, June 18, 2012

Hong Kong

李旺阳之死改变香港政治生态 (Death of Activist Li Wangyang Changes Political Way of Life in HK)
Yazhou Zhoukan, June 18, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120618-李旺阳之死改变香港政治生态

Law

北京律师被法警带离庭审现场殴打 (Beijing Lawyer Removed from Courtroom, Beaten by Bailiffs)
Radio Free Asia, June 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/3-06172012114409.html

Politics

China Acknowledges Scandal's Damage to Party Image
Reuters, June 18, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/18/us-china-politics-chongqing-idUSBRE85H05S20120618

Related:
张德江在重庆市第四次党代会上的讲话 (Zhang Dejiang's Full Speech before the Chongqing Party Meeting)
June 18, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/733/455a4e.html

‘In the Current System, I’d Be Corrupt Too’: An Interview with Bao Tong
NYR Blog, June 14, 2012
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2012/jun/14/china-corruption-bao-tong-interview/

Population

One-child Rule Could Be Eased as Population Ages
South China Morning Post, June 16, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=0ebaacbc111f7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

上千安徽民众围堵余姚高速公路 抗议交警处理酒驾车祸不公 (Anhui: 1K+ Block Road to Protest Police Handling of Traffic Accident)
Radio Free Asia, June 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-06152012151829.html

Tibet

青海藏人武警军营前自焚身亡 (Tibetan Self-immolates in Qinghai Province outside Armed Police Barracks)
Deutsche Welle, June 15, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16029734,00.html

Friday, June 15, 2012

Economic Development

全国人大常委会即将审议收入分配改革方案 (NPC to Consider Income Distribution Reform Program)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 15, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/06/806beafe154032a5/Blog/e79/1d9260.html

Government

China Suspends Officials in Forced Abortion Case
The Associated Press, June 15, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-suspends-officials-forced-abortion-case-013927972.html

Human Rights

北京日报:中国人的权利只能靠自己争取  中国不怕谈人权 (Beijing Daily: China Isn't Afraid to Talk about Human Rights)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 15, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/d/ba/dba132f6ab6a3e3d/Blog/cb1/de7c87.html

Human Rights Defenders

湖南組刑偵專家查李旺陽案 (Hunan to Investigate Li Wangyang's Death)
Sing Tao Daily, June 15, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2691913/1.html

June Fourth

June 4 Play Reveals Role Played by Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, June 15, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=ebdca09203be7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Politics

Recent Cases Shed Light on China’s Feared Interrogation System
The New York Times, June 15, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/15/world/asia/accused-chinese-party-members-face-harsh-discipline.html

Tibet

Sichuan to Send More Officials to Tibetan Areas
Xinhua News Agency, June 15, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/15/content_15505161.htm

XUAR

Party Member among Missing
Radio Free Asia, June 14, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/member-06142012174311.html

新疆街管会发通告 家有人不开门可破门 (Neighborhood Committee Sends Notice: If You're Home and Don't Open the Door, We May Break it Down)
Radio Free Asia, June 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/Xinjiangfatonggao-06152012045032.html

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Bilateral Ties

中国拒发签证给挪威前首相 (China Refuses to Issue Visa to Former Norwegian Prime Minister)
Deutsche Welle, June 13, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16016691,00.html

Hong Kong

High Court Overturns Legco Election Ban
South China Morning Post, June 14, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=6c2a880b749e7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Hong Kong Activists Demand Probe into Dissident’s Death
Voice of America, June 13, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/content/protest-dissident-death-hong-kong-tiananmen-square/1210823.html

Related:
香港举行悼念李旺阳"头七"集会 (Hong Kong Holds Vigil for Li Wangyang)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 13, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/06/120613_liwangyang_assembly.shtml

警传唤胡佳阻探陈光诚家人 陈克贵案件未有进展 (Police Summon Hu Jia, Force to Not Visit Chen Guangcheng's Family)
Radio Free Asia, June 13, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy2-06132012091208.html

June Fourth

Tragedy of Tiananmen Still Unfolds
The New York Times, June 13, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/14/world/asia/14iht-letter14.html

Labor

Foxconn Says Plant Worker Jumps from Apartment
Reuters, June 14, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/14/us-foxconn-idUSBRE85D0GT20120614

Tibet

四川甘孜州新龙一僧人被虐致死 西藏自治区以外藏人被逐离拉萨 (Sichuan: Tibetan Monk Dies from Torture)
Radio Free Asia, June 13, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dz-06132012091210.html

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Civil Society

Environmental NGOs Grow across China But Still Struggle for Support
Global Times, June 12, 2012
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/714330.shtml

Hong Kong

Activists Hit Back at Security Minister
South China Morning Post, June 13, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=a38ebf119d0e7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

李旺阳困棺材仓企也不能 港今悼念头七 狱中酷刑曝光 (Torture in Prison for Li Wangyang Comes to Light as HK Mourns Li's Passing)
Ming Pao, June 13, 2012
http://news.mingpao.com/20120613/gaa1.htm

June Fourth

艺术家华涌悼六四遭刑拘 (Beijing Artist Hua Yong Criminally Detained for Commemorating Tiananmen Anniversary)
Ming Pao, June 13, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2689740/1.html

Law

人大常委会将首次审议劳动合同法修正案草案 (NPC Standing Committee to Consider Labor Contract Law Amendment)
Legal Daily, June 13, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-06/13/content_3639066.htm

Tibet

China Boycotts Religious Event over Tibet Presence
Agence France-Presse, June 13, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-boycotts-religious-event-over-tibet-presence-033746981.html

青海天峻县九名僧人被捕 其中两人获刑 (Qinghai: 9 Monks Arrested)
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/dz-06122012091705.html

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Hong Kong

Protesters Broke Agreement with Police, Says Lee
South China Morning Post, June 12, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f2f104b775fd7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
中聯辦遊行 倡封德輔道西 (March to Liaison Office Blocked Traffic on Major Road)
Ming Pao, June 12, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2688698/1.html

Human Rights

人权行动计划发布 严禁刑讯逼供 (New HR Action Plan: Torture Banned)
The Beijing News, June 12, 2012
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2012/06/12/204158.html

Related:
国家人权行动计划(2012—2015年)
National Human Rights Action Plan of China (2012-2015)
State Council Information Office, June 11, 2012
CH: http://www.scio.gov.cn/zxbd/tt/201206/t1171248.htm
EN: http://english.gov.cn/2012-06/11/content_2158183.htm

持续全面推进中国人权事业发展——国务院新闻办公室主任王晨就发布《国家人权行动计划(2012-2015年)》答记者问 (Wang Chen Responds to Question on 2012-15 HR Plan)
Xinhua News Agency, June 12, 2012
http://www.gov.cn/zwhd/2012-06/12/content_2158645.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Concern over Activist's Health
Radio Free Asia, June 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/concern-06112012123311.html

Related:
遭軟禁4月 馮正虎:不出國不自殺 (Feng Zhenghu, Under House Arrest for 4 Months: I Won’t Leave China and Won’t Commit Suicide)
World Journal, June 11, 2012
http://www.worldjournal.com/view/aChinanews/18940566/article-遭軟禁4月-馮正虎:不出國不自殺

李旺阳死因可疑 香港官员公开质疑 (HK Food and Health Secretary Openly Raises Doubts over Li Wangyang's Death)
Radio Free Asia, June 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/Ganggaoguanzhiyi-06122012024547.html

Related:
C.Y. Pledge as Pressure over Li Wangyang Mounts
South China Morning Post, June 12, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=f7f1c917f2cd7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Land

Farmers Outraged over Violent Land Grab
China Daily, June 12, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/12/content_15495800.htm

Related:
陕西义门镇因镇干部带人铲倒村民小麦引发冲突 (Shaanxi Land Requisition Leads to Clash)
Xinhua News Agency, June 11, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/local/2012-06/11/c_112184308.htm

Law

两名网上造谣者昨被警方拘留 (Wuhan: 2 Detained for Spreading Rumors Online about Air Quality)
Wuhan Evening News, June 12, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0612/03/83P3KI3400014AED.html

Monday, June 11, 2012

Civil Society

Complaints Force LGBT Center Out
Global Times, June 8, 2012
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/713745/Complaints-force-LGBT-center-out.aspx

我国慈善捐助信息系统预计年内上线 (Draft Charity Law Sent to State Council, Online Charitable Contribution System Expected by End of 2012)
The Beijing News, June 10, 2012
http://gongyi.cn.yahoo.com/ypen/20120610/1101776.html

Human Rights Defenders

Chen Guangcheng’s Mother, Brother Talk after China Pulls Security from Dongshigu
McClatchy Newspapers, June 9, 2012
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/06/09/151801/chen-guangchengs-mother-brother.html

Hundreds March in Hong Kong over Dissident's Death
Agence France-Presse, June 10, 2012
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5i7-riUhsoRLH1wYULZzJP5fYH5ww

Related:
Activists Rush to Declare They Won't Commit Suicide in Wake of Li Wangyang's Mysterious Death
Shanghaiist, June 10, 2012
http://shanghaiist.com/2012/06/10/activists_rush_to_declare_they_wont.php

Labor

延迟退休缓解养老金压力引争议 (Proposal to Delay Retirement to Ease Pension Pressure Sparks Debate)
The Beijing News, June 9, 2012
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2012/06/09/203689.html

Politics

山东寿光清退102名不合格党员 (Shandong: 102 Party Memberships Revoked during Review)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 11, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/8/18/818f4654ed39a1c1/Blog/5b9/8e71b2.html

Protests and Petitions

一句「警察打人」四川萬人堵路 (Sichuan: 10K Block the Street in Protest at Word of Police Hitting Civilian)
Ming Pao, June 10, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2686965/1.html

Tibet

Tibetan Monk’s Trial Suspended
Radio Free Asia, June 8, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/monk-06082012174225.html

Friday, June 08, 2012

Education

Beijing Mulls Lifting Hukou Restriction on Gaokao
China Daily, June 7, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/07/content_15484019.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Blind Chinese Activist's Brother Says Officials Destroyed Abuse Evidence
Reuters, June 7, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/08/us-china-dissident-village-idUSBRE8570FP20120608

李旺阳的亲人被警方软禁 警方同意尸检 (Li Wangyang's Family under Police Watch)
Radio Free Asia, June 7, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/liwangyang-06072012111122.html

Related:
Relatives of Li Wangyang Being Held by Authorities
李旺阳亲属遭监控
Human Rights in China, June 7, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6108
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6109

Internet

Harvard Researchers: Yes, You Really Can Criticize the Government on China’s Social Media
Tea Leaf Nation, June 7, 2012
http://tealeafnation.com/2012/06/harvard-researchers-you-really-can-criticize-the-government-on-chinas-social-media/

Related:
What Chinese Citizens Write but Cannot Read: How Censorship Allows Government Criticism vut Silences Collective Expression
King, Gary, Jennifer Pan, and Molly Roberts, 2012
http://gking.harvard.edu/publications/how-censorship-china-allows-government-criticism-silences-collective-expression

互联网管理办法公开征求意见 论坛博客实名注册 (Draft Revised Internet Services Measures Calls for Real-name Registration on Forums and Blogs)
Xinhua News Agency, June 7, 2012
http://tech.sina.com.cn/i/2012-06-07/09407235997.shtml

Related:
互联网信息服务管理办法(修订草案征求意见稿) (Measures for the Administration of Internet Information Services [Draft for Soliciting Input])
June 7, 2012
http://www.scio.gov.cn/zxbd/zcfg/201206/t1169111.htm

June Fourth

艺术家悼念六四遭秋后算账 香港晚会大陆参与者捐款均增 (Beijing: Artists Detained for Commemorating Tiananmen Anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, June 6, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/64-06062012110714.html

Society

China's Great Leap Forward: One Man's Quiet Crusade to Remember the Disaster
Christian Science Monitor, June 7, 2012
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Asia-Pacific/2012/0607/China-s-Great-Leap-Forward-One-man-s-quiet-crusade-to-remember-the-disaster

For a review of Tombstone, see:
Historical Documents of the Sins of the Mao Era
Gao Wenqian, China Rights Forum, 2009, no. 2
http://www.hrichina.org/crf/article/3796

Tibet

Tibetans Forced Back into Nepal
Radio Free Asia, June 7, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/forced-06072012153204.html

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Chinese Dissident Found Dead, Family Suspect Foul Play
Reuters, June 6, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/06/us-china-dissident-idUSBRE85512I20120606

Related:
Relatives Question Hunan Activist’s “Suicide”; Demand Autopsy
湖南劳工活跃人士不明死亡
Human Rights in China, June 6, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6093
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6094

当局催促李家属签字火化遗体 (Authorities Urge Li Wangyang's Family to Sign Cremation Agreement)
iCable News, June 7, 2012
http://cablenews.i-cable.com/webapps/news_video/index.php?news_id=385450

Labor

人社部:适时建议弹性延迟领养老金 (Human Resources Ministry Proposes Raising Retirement Age)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 7, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/1/49/14919153f8aaf3af/Blog/f55/9ffdb3.html

全国公务员考试残疾歧视第一案开庭 《残疾人保障法》是否适用于公务员考试成庭审焦点 (Anti-Discrimination Suit for Govt Position Goes to Trial)
Legal Daily, June 6, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index/content/2012-06/06/content_3623767.htm

Multilateral

阿富汗成上合組織觀察員國 (SCO: Afghanistan Now an Observer, Turkey a Dialogue Partner)
Central News Agency, June 7, 2012
http://news.rti.org.tw/index_newsContent.aspx?nid=359216

Politics

Will China's Next Leaders Take the Rule of Law Seriously?
South China Morning Post, June 6, 2012
http://www.usasialaw.org/?p=6979

Public Health

China Faces 'Serious' Epidemic of Drug-resistant TB
Agence France-Presse, June 7, 2012
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/296967/china-faces-erious-epidemic-of-drug-resistant-tb

XUAR

Seventeen Hurt in Xinjiang Blast
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 7, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18349613

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Death Penalty

村民被控杀人获死刑 证据不足十年未定是否有罪 (Villager Sentenced to Death Waiting 10 Years for Ruling on Guilt after Evidence Found Lacking)
Legal Daily, June 6, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-06/06/content_3621345.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Mystery Death of Blind Activist in Hunan
RTHK, June 6, 2012
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/englishnews/20120606/news_20120606_56_845834.htm

For more information on Li Wangyang, see:
Prisoner Profile: Li Wangyang
Human Rights in China
http://www.hrichina.org/content/4761

June Fourth

众多大陆人士来港悼六四 有顾忌相信终会云开雾散 (Large Number of Mainlanders Attending Hong Kong Tiananmen Memorial)
Radio Free Asia, June 5, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/64-06052012125431.html

Law

北京市司法局努力做到四个“提升” 促进监所持续安全稳定 (Four "Enhancements" of Beijing Justice Bureau to Promote Continued Security and Stability in Detention Facilities)
Legal Daily, June 6, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/News_Center/content/2012-06/06/content_3621230.htm

Multilateral

胡锦涛:上合峰会将通过加强打击恐怖主义 (Hu Jintao: SCO Summit to Pass Strengthened Coop Outline on Combating Terrorism)
RTHK, June 6, 2012
http://www.rthk.org.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20120606/news_20120606_55_845708.htm

Related:
胡锦涛主席接受上海合作组织成员国媒体联合书面采访 (Written Interview with Hu Jintao by SCO Member States' Media)
Xinhua News Agency, June 6, 2012
http://gb.cri.cn/27824/2012/06/06/2225s3715257.htm

For more on the SCO, see HRIC's 2011 report:
Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights: The Impact of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
http://www.hrichina.org/research-and-publications/reports/sco

Protests and Petitions

广西警民冲突 30人受伤 (Guangxi: 30 Injured in Clash between Police and Civilians)
Central News Agency, June 6, 2012
http://news.rti.org.tw/index_newsContent.aspx?nid=358951

XUAR

Nine Ethnic Uighurs Jailed in China's Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, June 6, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/nine-ethnic-uighurs-jailed-chinas-xinjiang-053245566.html

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Death Penalty

Two Women Executed for Forging Money
China Daily, June 4, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/04/content_15473031.htm

Environment

Foreign Embassies Monitor Air Quality against Int'l Conventions: Chinese Official
Xinhua News Agency, June 5, 2012
http://www.globaltimes.cn/NEWS/tabid/99/ID/713120/Foreign-embassies-monitor-air-quality-against-intl-conventions-Chinese-official.aspx

Hong Kong

警阻集會跳舞 同志提覆核 (Gay Rights Activist Challenges Police Block on Dancing during Gathering)
Ming Pao, June 5, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2682137/1.html

June Fourth

《解放军报》六四伤口撒盐 再批“敌对势力离间党军关系” (PLA Daily Pours Salt on Wounds: Criticizes "Hostile Forces Are Driving a Wedge between Party and Army)
Radio France Internationale, June 5, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120605-《解放军报》六四伤口撒盐-再批“敌对势力离间党军关系”

18萬燭光悼六四亡魂 (Organizers Estimate 180K Attended Tiananmen Memorial Vigil)
Apple Daily, June 5, 2012
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/first/20120605/16398667

Related :
香港支联会促设永久六四纪念馆 (HK Alliance Promotes Making Tiananmen Crackdown Memorial Museum a Permanent Fixture)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 5, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/multimedia/2012/06/120605_gal_64_hk_memorial.shtml

Multilateral

SCO Beijing Summit to Set Tune for New Decade
Xinhua News Agency, June 5, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/05/content_15475836.htm

Tibet

西藏谈判停滞不前 达赖喇嘛特使辞职 (Tibet Envoys Leave China as Talks at a Standstill)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15997578,00.html

XUAR

Death in Detention Draws Denigration
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/death-06042012180843.html

Monday, June 04, 2012

June Fourth

China Blocks Tiananmen Talk on Crackdown Anniversary
Reuters, June 4, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/06/04/us-china-tiananmen-idUSBRE85305320120604

Translations of microblog posts from users in China on the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Crackdown:
Today, June 4th
Seeing Red in China, June 4, 2012
http://seeingredinchina.com/2012/06/04/today-june-4th/

China Cracks Down on Tiananmen Anniversary
Agence France-Presse, June 3, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-cracks-down-tiananmen-anniversary-063035898.html

Related video of security increase in Beijing:
六四前的天安门和北京南站的安保、抓访民去久敬庄 (Security Enhanced before June 4th in Tiananmen and the Railway Station in Beijing)
June 3, 2012
http://youtu.be/FsiOH0W1viA

港记天安门扣查不准入广场 (HK Reporter Detained for Questioning at Tiananmen Square, Not Permitted to Enter)
Ming Pao, June 4, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2681400/1.html

Internet

谷歌就敏感搜索词提醒中国大陆用户 (Google Tips off Users in China of Censored Sensitive Words iN Searches)
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2012
http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20120604/tec111123.asp

Media

Chinese Editor Leaves Job amid Uproar over Online Comment on Communist Party Control of Army
The Associated Press, June 3, 2012
http://www.startribune.com/world/156884905.html

Protests and Petitions

重庆万盛第七日示威 严阵防六四 (Increased Security during Day 7 of Chongqing Protests due to Tiananmen Crackdown Anniversary)
Ming Pao, June 4, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2681204/1.html

Tibet

In Occupied Tibetan Monastery, a Reason for Fiery Deaths
The New York Times, June 2, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/03/world/asia/wave-of-tibet-self-immolations-challenges-chinese-rule.html

Friday, June 01, 2012

Environment

Ban on Free Plastic Bags Ineffective: Report
Xinhua News Agency, June 1, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/01/content_15449141.htm

Related:
限塑令四年执行力渐弱 (Effectiveness of Plastic Bag Ban Waning Four Years On)
Beijing Times, June 1, 2012
http://beijing.jinghua.cn/c/201206/01/n3729879.shtml

Internet

Bloggers Warned over 'Sensitive' Posts
Radio Free Asia, May 31, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/warned-05312012142748.html

June Fourth

蘋果直擊 六四英雄成功闖關 (Fang Zheng Makes It to Hong Kong to Attend Tiananmen Vigil)
Apple Daily, June 1, 2012
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/news/first/20120601/16388176

Related:
Testimony of Fang Zheng, Wounded
http://www.hrichina.org/content/4547

悼六四貴陽市民被捕 丁子霖再被軟禁 (On Eve of June Fourth, Tiananmen Mothers' Ding under House Arrest, Guiyang Protesters Detained)
Sharp Daily, June 1, 2012
http://www.sharpdaily.hk/article/international/20120601/96804/

山東悼六四 90後加入 (Shandong: Tiananmen Commemoration Group Manages to Meet, Even University Students Join In)
Ming Pao, June 1, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2678900/1.html

Rural Issues

Malnutrition Problem a Heavier Burden in Rural Areas
South China Morning Post, June 1, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=e3c7d977873a7310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
中国0-6岁儿童营养发展报告(2012) (2012 National Report on the Nutritional Status of Children 0-6 Years)
Ministry of Health
http://www.moh.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/mohbgt/s3582/201205/54990.htm

Tibet

一名藏人女性自焚 (Sichuan: Tibetan Woman Self-Immolates)
Deutsche Welle, May 31, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15988299,00.html

Related:
Thousands Honor Burned Mother
Radio Free Asia, May 31, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/honor-05312012113720.html