Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Internet

称警打死人 江苏女网民涉造谣被捕 (Jiangsu Women Arrested on Charges of Spreading Rumors for Saying a Police Beat a Person to Death)
Ming Pao, July 31, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2732238/1.html

Labor

深圳工厂千人罢工堵路抗议 (1K Shenzhen Workers Strike and Block Roads in Protest of Lack of Fair Compensation for Relocation)
Radio Free Asia, July 30, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/strike-07302012093938.html

Land Policy

集体土地征收补偿条例将出 安置补偿明确 (Resettlement Compensation Made Explicit in Upcoming Regs on Compensation for Expropriation of Collective Land)
The Economic Observer, July 28, 2012
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2012/0728/230877.shtml

Politics

China Paper Says Leaders Must Listen after Riots
Agence France-Presse, July 30, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/japan-firm-says-china-waste-claims-groundless-051626011.html

Related:
郝洪:中国在“环境敏感期”的新考题 (A New Question to Consider while China Is in a "Sensitive Phase")
People's Daily, July 30, 2012
http://opinion.huanqiu.com/1152/2012-07/2964760.html

Public Health

Green-tea Urine Stirs Up Debate
Shanghai Daily, July 31, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/07/31/Greentea+urine+stirs+up+debate

Religion

Religious Freedoms Deteriorated in China Last Year, U.S. Says
Reuters, July 30, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/30/us-usa-religion-idUSBRE86T0XS20120730

Related:
"China," International Religious Freedom Report for 2011
U.S. Department of State, 2012
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/irf/religiousfreedom/index.htm?dlid=192619

美国务院报告再次就宗教自由攻击中方 (U.S. DOS Report again Attacks China on Religious Freedom)
Xinhua News Agency, July 31, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-07-31/094424875706.shtml

XUAR

Pakistani Faces Eviction in Xinjiang
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/eviction-07302012174334.html

Monday, July 30, 2012

Civil Society

民政部:基金会不得资助营利活动 须公布收支 (Ministry of Civil Affairs: Charity Foundations Shall Not Fund For-profit Activities)
Beijing Times, July 30, 2012
http://gov.163.com/12/0730/08/87LABHSH00234II2.html

Related:
关于规范基金会行为的若干规定(试行) (Several Regulations on Standardizing the Actions of Foundations [for Trial Implementation])
Ministry of Civil Affairs, July 1, 2012
http://www.mca.gov.cn/article/zwgk/mzyw/201207/20120700338660.shtml

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Protesters Oppose "Propaganda" Education Plan
Reuters, July 29, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/29/us-hongkong-china-protest-idUSBRE86S07820120729

Media

被指非法经营及诈骗 港《中国观察》总编被捕 (Hunan: Editor-in-chief of HK Mag China Special Report Arrested on Charges of Illegal Operations and Fraud)
am730, July 30, 2012
http://www.am730.com.hk/article.php?article=114527&d=1807

Politics

北戴河會前 安保升級 (Security Level Heightened on Eve of Beidaihe Conference)
Ming Pao, July 30, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2731397/1.html

Protests and Petitions

Women Protest Company Accused of Discrimination
China Daily, July 25, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2012-07/25/content_15614602.htm

Chinese City Kills Project after Pollution Protest
The Associated Press, July 29, 2012
http://www.boston.com/news/world/asia/2012/07/28/chinese-city-kills-project-after-pollution-protest/CsXWaUPCKjeiGQJKfzQFXI/story.html

Related:
China: ‘Violent' Pipeline Protest in Qidong
Global Voices Online, July 29, 2012
http://globalvoicesonline.org/2012/07/29/china-violent-pipeline-protest-in-qidong-splits-opinion/

律师:诉讼无门 唯有抗争 (Lawyer: We Can't Sue, Our Only Option Is Protest)
Ming Pao, July 29, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2730726/1.html

Rural Issues

Forgotten Villagers Complain of Lack of Assistance
South China Morning Post, July 29, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=55c1b438d4ec8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

XUAR

Restrictions Imposed on Aid Recipients
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/restrictions-07272012155718.html

Friday, July 27, 2012

Civil Society

Guangdong Shuts Down at Least Seven Labour NGOs
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=782a79b7634c8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong

港府:国民教育绝非洗脑教育 家长请愿质疑 (HK Govt: National Education Absolutely Not Brain Washing; Families: Not So Sure)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 27, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/e/fb/efb926bfce4f5853/Blog/b89/e1f332.html

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Sues over Detention
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/sues-07262012144509.html

Court Cuts China Activist's Jail Sentence: Lawyer
Agence France-Presse, July 27, 2012
http://www.starafrica.com/en/news/detail-news/view/lawyers-for-disabled-china-activist-appe-244906.html

Land Policy

河南政府非法强征土地 孕妇遭殴打流产 (Henan Woman Miscarriages after Beating during Land Requisition; Police Refuse to Investigate)
Radio Free Asia, July 26, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/nu-07262012102456.html

Migrant Workers

北京打工子弟学校:关停通知又来了
Beijing Migrant Schools Closed
The Economic Observer, July 27, 2012
CH: http://www.eeo.com.cn/2012/0724/230539.shtml
EN: http://www.eeo.com.cn/ens/2012/0727/230732.shtml

Police

城管队员围殴摊贩 局长被免职 (Shanxi: Office Head Relieved of Duty after Urban Management Officers Beat Street Merchant)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 27, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/9/b8/9b86ec1dbee94037/Blog/41b/c7d9da.html

Protests and Petitions

工业区污水排入海岸 江苏学生号召万人上街抗议 (Jiangsu Students Plan Protest for This Weekend to Keep Polluting Factory from Going into Full Operation)
am730, July 25, 2012
http://www.am730.com.hk/article.php?article=113870&d=1804

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Bilateral Ties

U.S. Presses China on "Deteriorating" Rights Conditions
Reuters, July 25, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/25/us-china-usa-rights-idUSBRE86O1IA20120725

Related:
Briefing on the 17th U.S.-China Human Rights Dialogue
U.S. Department of State, July 25, 2012
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/rm/2012/195498.htm

Human Rights Defenders

高智晟获维权律师奖 (Gao Zhisheng Awarded Rights Defense Lawyer Prize)
Ming Pao, July 26, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2728173/1.html

Internet

Beijing to "Strike" at Critics after Flood Disaster
Agence France-Presse, July 26, 2012
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_asiapacific/view/1215826/1/.html

Related:
北京禁网络政治谣言 严打攻击现行体制情节严重者 (Beijing to Ban Online Political Rumors and Take Strong Measures against Those Severely Attacking the Present System)
Beijing Daily, July 26, 2012
http://www.bjwmb.gov.cn/zxgc/wmsj/t20120726_449520.htm

Land Policy

Illegal Land Grabs Still Prominent
Xinhua News Agency, July 26, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/26/content_15619284.htm

Migrant Workers

新生代民工调查:8成不会农活 城市融入难 (Survey of Young Migrant Workers: 80% Sans Farming Know-how, Many Find Settling into City Life Difficult)
Xinhua News Agency, July 26, 2012
http://news.sohu.com/20120726/n349093557.shtml

Public Health

中国性工作者是艾滋病疫情中弱势群体 (China's Sex Workers the Disadvantaged Group in the HIV/AIDS Epidemic)
Voice of America, July 26, 2012
http://www.voachinese.com/content/aids-sex-workers-20120725/1446842.html

XUAR

Uyghurs Elbowed Out of Homeland
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/kadeer-07252012152909.html

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bilateral Ties

South Korean Activist Says He Was Tortured in China
The New York Times, July 26, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/world/asia/south-korean-activist-says-he-was-tortured-in-china.html

Government

Doubts about Death Toll from Beijing-area Rain Fuel New Suspicions about China's Leaders
McClatchy Newspapers, July 24, 2012
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/07/24/157491/doubts-about-death-toll-from-beijing.html

Human Rights

Beijing Plays Up the Carrot, Wields Stick
Asia Times Online, July 25, 2012
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China/NG25Ad02.html

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠抗議侄被指派律師 (Chen Guangcheng Lodges Protest against Lawyer Assigned to Nephew)
Ming Pao, July 25, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2727422/1.html

Related:
Chen Guangcheng Reported Safe; His Brother and Nephew Taken Away by Police
陈光诚安全出走 其兄侄二人被警方带走
Human Rights in China, April 27, 2012
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5996
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5997

Labor

Urban Unemployment Rate Reaches 4.1 Pct
Xinhua News Agency, July 25, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/25/content_15615705.htm

Politics

薄熙來事件「逼出」民主法治? (Did the Bo Xilai Affair "Force" Democracy and Rule of Law?)
Ming Pao, July 25, 2012
http://life.mingpao.com/cfm/dailynews3b.cfm?File=20120725/nalca/caf1_er.txt

中共十八大在即 胡锦涛呼吁改革 (President Hu Calls for Reforms as 18th Party Congress Approaches)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 24, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/07/120724_hujintao_speech.shtml

Public Health

China Calls for Health System Overhaul
The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2012
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390443295404577546873955706232.html

State Security

最高法:坚决从严惩处恐怖活动黑社会性质组织犯罪 (Supreme People's Court to Remain Resolute in Punishing Severely Terrorist and Mafia Crimes)
Legal Daily, July 25, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-07/25/content_3729080.htm

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bilateral Ties

第十七轮中美人权对话在华盛顿召开 (17th Sino-American Human Rights Dialogue Opens in DC)
Phoenix TV, July 24, 2012
http://news.ifeng.com/mainland/detail_2012_07/24/16249051_0.shtml

Hong Kong

香港书展, 中国“禁书”盛事 (HK Book Fair a Grand Event for Books Banned in China)
Deutsche Welle, July 23, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16120002,00.html

Human Rights Defenders

Xu Zhiyong on the Disappearance of His Volunteer Song Ze
China Law & Policy, July 23, 2012
http://chinalawandpolicy.com/2012/07/23/xu-zhiyong-on-the-disappearance-of-his-volunteer-song-ze/

中港維權律師函人大 促獨立調查旺陽死因 (10 Lawyers from HK and Mainland Send Joint Letter to National People's Congress Urging New Investigation into Li Wangyang's Death)
Ming Pao, July 24, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2726551/1.html

Related:
十律师要求全国人大推动对李旺阳死因展开重新调查的公开信 (Open Letter from Ten Lawyers to the National People's Congress Calling for the Launch of a New Investigation into the Cause of Li Wangyang's Death)
Liu Weiguo et al, July 23, 2012
http://wqw2010.blogspot.hk/2012/07/blog-post_5797.html

Protests and Petitions

War Veterans in Pensions Protest
South China Morning Post, July 24, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d53618fe1d3b8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Religion

京警阻止牧师与基督徒聚会 新疆和田十七信徒被传唤 (Beijing Police Keep Pastor from Meeting with House Church Congregation; 17 House Church Practitioners Summoned in Hotan, XUAR)
Radio Free Asia, July 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ch-07232012115843.html

新疆斋月当局“禁斋” 餐厅若歇业一天将被封一年 (XUAR: Hotan Muslim Restaurant Told It Will Be Closed 1yr If Closes 1 Day for Ramadan)
Radio Free Asia, July 23, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xj-07232012113710.html

Rural Issues

Hasty Mergers of Rural Schools Banned
Xinhua News Agency, July 23, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/23/content_15609557.htm

Related:
规范农村义务教育学校布局调整的意见(征求意见稿) (Opinions on Standardising the Adjustment of Distribution of Rural Compulsory Education Schools [Draft Soliciting Input])
Ministry of Education, July 22, 2012
http://www.moe.gov.cn/publicfiles/business/htmlfiles/moe/s6197/201207/139758.html

Society

China's Food Fighter
The Straits Times, July 23, 2012
http://www.asianewsnet.net/home/news.php?sec=9&id=33860

Monday, July 23, 2012

Hong Kong

香港逾千家长登报反对国民教育科 (1K+ HK Parents Register Opposition to National Education)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 23, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/07/120723_hongkong_education.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Located, Moved to Safety
South China Morning Post, July 23, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8720062245fa8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Media

南方报系敢报真相屡遭整顿 (Southern Media Group Suffers Repeatedly for Daring to Report the Truth)
Ming Pao, July 22, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2725009/1.html

Related:
Outspoken Chinese Media Group under Tighter Censorship: Mingpao
Central News Agency, July 23, 2012
http://focustaiwan.tw/ShowNews/WebNews_Detail.aspx?Type=aIPL&ID=201207220015

Politics

Time for Political Opening Up, Ex-cadre Bao Tong Says
South China Morning Post, July 22, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=727d1b7ce6aa8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

中国权力交接前的暗潮汹涌 (Surge of Undercurrent before Transfer of Power)
Deutsche Welle, July 22, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16118484,00.html

Population

Pressure to Repeal China’s One-Child Law Is Growing
The New York Times, July 22, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/23/world/asia/pressure-to-repeal-chinas-one-child-law-is-growing.html

Protests and Petitions

贵州仁怀数千村民不满强征地围攻镇政府 (Guizhou: Thousands Besiege Town Government Office in Protest of Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, July 22, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-07222012152222.html

访民要求联合国关注中国人权 湖南维权人士肖勇被劳教两年 (Shanghainese Petitioners Gather, Calling on UN to Look into China's Rights Situation)
Radio Free Asia, July 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sy2-07202012092611.html

Tibet

PRC Steps Up Repression of Tibetan ‘Separatism’
Agence France-Presse, July 23, 2012
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2012/07/23/2003538442

Friday, July 20, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei Tax Evasion Appeal Rejected
Reuters, July 20, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/20/ai-weiwei-tax-appeal-rejected

Breaking: China Retaliates against Activist
Seeing Red in China, July 20, 2012
http://seeingredinchina.com/2012/07/20/breaking-china-retaliates-against-activist/

青海异议人士刘本琦被刑事拘留 (Qinghai Dissident Liu Benqi Criminally Detained)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/vt-07192012133959.html

Internet

内地手机网民近4亿 (CNNIC: Nearly 400mil Mobile Internet Users)
Wen Wei Bo, July 20, 2012
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2012/07/20/CH1207200023.htm

Media

Censors Ban Train Crash Coverage
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3415fb033cf98310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Religion

京畿嚴打邪教 維穩迎十八大 (Crackdown on Unofficial Religious Cults in Lead-up to 18th Party Congress)
Ming Pao, July 20, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2723449/1.html

State Security

官報:維權是維護群眾利益 (Official Media: Rights Defense Protects the People's Interests)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2723163/1.html

Related:
维稳的“治标”和“治本” (The Symptoms and Cure of Stability Maintenance)
People's Daily, July 19, 2012
http://www.gz.xinhuanet.com/2012-07/19/c_112477413.htm

Tibet

Kirti Monastery Monk Jailed
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/monk-07192012134118.html

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Missing after Escaping from 'Black Jail'
South China Morning Post, July 19, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=6666b34212a98310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Law

可不采取强制措施的应坚持“不采取” (Revised Rules of Criminal Procedure for People's Procuratorates: If Coercive Measures Not Necessary, Don't Use Them)
Xi'an Evening News, July 18, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0718/06/86M3O2V600014AED.html

Media

China's Media and "Death by Uncertain Causes"
Chinese Media Project, July 19, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/07/19/25507/

Police

US Man Tortured in Chinese Custody: Lawyer
Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2012
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/us-man-tortured-in-chinese-custody-lawyer/531314

手機拍小偷上傳 公安每次獎20元 (Nanning District Police Offer 20RMB for Photos of Petty Thieves in Action)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2722453/1.html

Protests and Petitions

佛山村民不满村官私卖土地爆警民冲突 (Guangdong: Clash between Villagers and Police over Land Sale)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-07182012092205.html

Society

Dictionary's Exclusion of Gay Terminology Sparks Criticism
Xinhua News Agency, July 17, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2012-07/17/c_131721516.htm

的士装摄像录音设备 市民忧隐私被侵 (Infringement of Rights? Nanjing Taxis' Use of Audio-Visual Surveillance Cameras Called into Question)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/taxi_surveillance-07182012111739.html

Tibet

As China Squeezes Nepal, Tibetan Escape Route Narrows
TIME, July 17, 2012
http://world.time.com/2012/07/17/as-china-squeezes-nepal-tibetan-escape-route-narrows/

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Civil Society

环保部称尚未出台限制民间自测环境质量法规 (Environment Ministry: No Regs Passed Yet Limiting Civil Society from Monitoring Environment Quality)
Beijing Times, July 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2012-07-17/031924785934.shtml

Education

Rights Lawyers Push Enrolment Policy Reform
South China Morning Post, July 18, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=40782e773e598310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Gender

Gender Equality High on Agenda at Forum
China Daily, July 17, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/17/content_15592102.htm

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Shines Light on China's Banned Scribes
Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2012
http://www.mysinchew.com/node/75641

Human Rights Defenders

陈光诚将出版自传记录维权历程 (Chen Guangcheng to Publish Memoir on Rights Defense Work)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 18, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/07/120718_china_chenguangcheng_memoir.shtml

June Fourth

血书“六四”华涌被转罚劳教 旅行华南张林突然失踪 (Hua Yong Sent to Reeducation-Through-Labor for Commemorating Tiananmen Square Crackdown Artistically in Square)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-07172012091350.html

Politics

Rising China Star Set for Key Promotion: Sources
Reuters, July 18, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/18/us-china-reshuffle-idUSBRE86H09M20120718

Tibet

四川藏区十八岁喇嘛自焚身亡 (18-yo Monk Self-immolates in Sichuan)
Radio France Internationale, July 18, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120718-四川藏区十八岁喇嘛自焚身亡

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Food Security

Food Safety Fears Gnaw at Intl Stores
China Daily, July 16, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/16/content_15582923.htm

Government

洛阳国税局带人围殴市民视频曝光 律师称涉刑责 (Henan Local Tax Official Beating Up Luoyang Resident Caught on Camera)
CNTV, July 17, 2012
http://news.ycwb.com/2012-07/17/content_3874930.htm

Human Rights Defenders

李旺陽案再有維權人士失蹤 (More Rights Defenders Involved in Li Wangyang Case Go Missing)
Ming Pao, July 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2720827/1.html

中国作家余杰获得2012年公民勇气奖 (Dissident Writer Yu Jie Awarded 2012 Civil Courage Prize)
Radio Free Asia, July 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/vt-07162012092956.html

Labor

Foxconn, Maker of iPads, Is Emblematic of China's Labor Market
McClatchy Newspapers, July 16, 2012
http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/07/16/156336/foxconn-maker-of-ipads-is-emblematic.html

Media

廣州報紙突換總編剷版面 (Editor-in-chief and Several Sections of Guangzhou Paper "New Express" Axed)
Ming Pao, July 17, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2720447/1.html

Related:
Top Editor Reshuffled at Guangzhou Paper
China Media Project, July 17, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/07/17/25437/

Tibet

Stay Loyal, Troops in Tibet Told
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=11b0e44a2a098310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibetan Writers Detained
Radio Free Asia, July 16, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/detained-07162012140754.html

西藏书记陈全国:引导学生从小感党恩跟党走 (Tibet Party Secretary Chen: Guide Students to Follow Party from Early Age)
Tibet Daily, July 16, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0716/20/86IHC5ED0001124J.html

Monday, July 16, 2012

Environment

Guangzhou Tries to Sort Out Its Rubbish Problem
South China Morning Post, July 15, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/vgn-ext-templating/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=70a67cd1ef588310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
为了环境,为了健康! (For Our Health and the Environment!: Growing Concern of Rubbish in Shanghai)
Deutsche Welle, July 16, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16099737,00.html

Human Rights Defenders

China’s ‘Fault Lines’: Yu Jie on His New Biography of Liu Xiaobo
The New York Review of Books Blog, July 14, 2012
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2012/jul/14/china-fault-lines-yu-jie-liu-xiaobo/

維權人士胡佳專訪 (Interview with Activist Hu Jia)
iCable, July 14, 2012
Part 1: http://cablenews.i-cable.com/webapps/program_video/index.php?video_id=12131386
Part 2: http://cablenews.i-cable.com/webapps/program_video/index.php?video_id=12131385

Internet

美国驻沪总领馆微博被封杀 (US Shanghai Consulate Weibo Account Shut Down)
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/vt-07142012030125.html

Land Policy

宁波江北区全国首推"农村拆迁安置协议"质押贷款 (Ningbo District Establishes First "Rural Resettlement Placement Agreement" Pledged Loan)
Qianjiang Evening News, July 16, 2012
http://www.zj.xinhuanet.com/newscenter/2012-07/16/c_112441376.htm

Politics

中国司法部长强调维稳保十八大 (Judicial Bureau Stresses Stability Maintenance in Run-up to 18th Party Congress)
Radio Free Asia, July 14, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xql-07142012030933.html

Protests and Petitions

Online Rage Flares against China's Urban Enforcers
Tea Leaf Nation, July 12, 2012
http://tealeafnation.com/2012/07/online-rage-flares-against-chinas-urban-enforcers/

广东阳山农民阻采矿作业与警冲突拘七人 (Guangdong: Seven Detained after Farmers Clash with Police over Mine)
Radio Free Asia, July 15, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql-07152012141351.html

Friday, July 13, 2012

Civil Society

Free Lunch Program to Shift Plans
China Daily, July 12, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/12/content_15575314.htm

Hong Kong

Biased Text's Publisher Hits Back
South China Morning Post, July 13, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3c7af28799b78310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

李旺阳自杀难入信 官方验尸公布 四大疑点未解 (Four Major Doubts Remaining after Official Report Declares Li Wangyang's Death Suicide)
Ming Pao, July 13, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/3/1/1/2717229/1.html

宋泽、华涌超期羁押 冯正虎被软禁近五个月 (Activists Restricted: Song Ze and Hua Yong Detained beyond Legal Time Limit, Feng Zhenghu under House Arrest for Almost Five Months)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sz-07122012113701.html

Public Health

28 Hospitalized in Poison Leak
Shanghai Daily, July 12, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/nsp/National/2012/07/13/28+hospitalized+in+poison+leak

Religion

China Probing Bishop Who Quit Government Church
The Associated Press, July 11, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-probing-bishop-quit-government-church-053230797.html

江西黎川家庭教会遭驱散 教师被传唤教会物品被扣 (Jiangxi House Church Broken Up, Pastor Summoned for Questioning)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/jh-07122012093655.html

Tibet

西藏昌都一僧人被警方毒打致死 (Tibetan Monk Beaten to Death by Police in Chamdo)
Radio Free Asia, July 12, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/xz-07122012123007.html

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China 'Set to Release S. Korean Activists'
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-set-release-korean-activists-145427112.html

Environment

History against 'Green' Gansu
Asia Times Online, July 13, 2012
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/China_Business/NG13Cb03.html

Gender

女应届生起诉“只聘男生” 或成性别歧视第一案 (Shanxi's Woman's Suit against Recruitment Firm's Adverts for "Men Only" May Be First Sexual Discrimination Case Since Employment Promotion Law Took Effect)
Legal Daily, July 12, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-07/12/content_3700140.htm

Hong Kong

艾未未夫妻分别交声明 指称税案控方证据无效 (Ai Weiwei and Wife's Statements: Prosecutions Evidence in Tax Evasion Case Invalid)
Radio Free Asia, July 11, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ai-07112012113557.html

Human Rights Defenders

Report on Activist's Death 'within Week'
South China Morning Post, July 12, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=7ee6f83650678310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Police

More Correctional Methods for Inmates
China Daily, July 12, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/12/content_15571755.htm

Religion

陈日君和教徒到中联办声援马达钦 (Hong Kong: Cardinal Zen and Other Catholics Demand Release of Shanghai Bishop at Mainland Liaison Office)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 11, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/07/120711_hongkong_catholic_protest.shtml

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Environment

Most Sewage Discharged into Rivers
China Daily, July 10, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-07/10/content_15563105.htm

Human Rights Defenders

Dissident Writer Allowed to Go to US
Radio Free Asia, July 9, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/writer-07092012203449.html

港人赴邵阳查问李旺阳案 (Hong Konger Goes to Hunan to Inquire on Li Wangyang Death Investigation)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2714266/1.html

Media

China’s SARFT to Censor Original Internet Video, Criminalize Rainbows, Ban All Fun
Tech in Asia, July 10, 2012
http://www.techinasia.com/sarft-censor-original-internet-video/

Politics

全国公安局长集训学乌坎经验 (Heads of Public Security across China to Study Wukan Case)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2714268/1.html

Public Health

大陆慢性病患逾2.6亿人 (260mil Suffer Chronic Disease in Mainland)
Central News Agency, July 10, 2012
http://udn.com/NEWS/BREAKINGNEWS/BREAKINGNEWS4/7215162.shtml

Religion

China Bishop, Named by Rome, Held in Seminary: Source
Reuters, July 10, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/10/us-vatican-china-idUSBRE86906820120710

Tibet

Dalai Lama Speaks of Dilemma on Spreading Self-immolations
The Hindu, July 9, 2012
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/article3617428.ece

Monday, July 09, 2012

Hong Kong

Protests Mar Town Hall Sessions
South China Morning Post, July 9, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d3834cc4ce668310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Mainland Activists Go Missing after March
South China Morning Post, July 7, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=39a2782154c58310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Related:
公安冒《蘋果》記者套料 (Policeman Poses as Apple Daily Reporter to Collect Information from Mainland Activists Marching in Hong Kong)
Apple Daily, July 3, 2012
http://mediamobserver.blogspot.hk/2012/07/03072012_7389.html

李旺阳亲友仍被关押 后援团成员频受骚扰 (Supporters for Further Investigation into Activist Li Wangyang's "Suicide" Repeatedly Questioned)
Radio Free Asia, July 6, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/li-07062012095626.html

胡佳投書美報 籲解散政法委 (Activist Hu Jia Calls for Dissolution of Politics and Law Committee in US Paper Op-ed)
Ming Pao, July 9, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2713355/1.html

Related:
Abuses in China Ensure That Democracy Will Come
The Washington Post, July 6, 2012
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/abuses-in-china-ensure-that-democracy-will-come/2012/07/06/gJQA3XAfSW_story.html

Internet

China's Internet 'Cut Off' from Freedom
Radio Free Asia, July 6, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/internet-07062012104158.html

Law

最高法院院长要求各级法官在刑事审判过程中注重保护人权 (Supreme People's Court President Calls for Focus on Human Rights Protection in Criminal Cases by Justices at All Levels)
Radio Free Asia, July 7, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-07072012045908.html

Migrant Workers

中国农民工不高兴 (China's Migrant Workers Are Not Happy)
Deutsche Welle, July 8, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16070151,00.html

Religion

上海新主教公開撐梵蒂岡 (Shanghai Auxiliary Bishop Openly Supports Vatican)
Ming Pao, July 9, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2713354/1.html

Related:
New Shanghai Bishop to Leave CPA Posts
UCA News, July 7, 2012
http://www.ucanews.com/2012/07/07/new-shanghai-bishops-to-leave-cpa-posts/

Friday, July 06, 2012

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Lawmakers Seek to Oust New Leader
Agence France-Presse, July 6, 2012
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/world/archives/2012/07/06/2003537105

國民教育教材被轟洗腦 (National Education Course Materials Attached as Brainwashing)
Ming Pao, July 6, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2711124/1.html

Law

Villagers Flock to Rare Trial of Top Policeman
South China Morning Post, July 6, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=d4c409e8e8758310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Protests and Petitions

Blame Public's Lack of Input for Protests, Lawyer Says
Caixin, July 5, 2012
http://english.caixin.com/2012-07-05/100407789.html

参与什邡调查,作家李承鹏遭禁言 (Gag on Writer Li Chengpeng after Li Publishes Report on Shifeng Unrest)
Deutsche Welle, July 5, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16073891,00.html

数百人持棍棒拆民宅“见人就打” 北京强拆 村民拚死抗争 (Beijing Villagers Protest Forced Demolition)
Sing Tao Daily, July 5, 2012
http://www.singtaousa.com/070512/hl01.php

XUAR

Uighurs: China's Xinjiang a 'Police State' 3 Years After Riots
Voice of America, July 5, 2012
http://www.voanews.com/content/uighur-china-xingiang-rights/1364092.html

张春贤:让恐怖分子无地藏身 (Xinjiang Party Secretary Zhang: Let Terrorists Have No Place to Hide)
Wen Wei Po, July 5, 2012
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2012/07/05/YO1207050006.htm

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Food Security

农业部:储藏不当每年损失500亿斤粮食 (Ministry of Agriculture: 25mil Tons of Grain Loss Annually Due to Improper Storage)
Qianlong, July 5, 2012
http://news.qianlong.com/28874/2012/07/05/2502@8087883.htm

Human Rights Defenders

除了聚众,还能有什么维权渠道? (What Options Are Available to Protect Rights Other than Public Gatherings?)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 4, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/comments_on_china/2012/07/120704_coc_shifang.shtml

李旺阳律师与家人失联系 (Li Wangyang's Lawyer Loses Contact with Li's Family)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2709658/1.html

Land Policy

拆迁征地信息属“国家机密”? 成都太平村农民再告区政府 (Chengdu Villagers Sue District Gov't for Info after Land Demolition Info Is Deemed Classified)
Radio Free Asia, July 4, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/hc-07042012161357.html

Population

15学者上书全国人大 建言修法放开生育限制 (15 Scholars Appeal to National People's Congress to Lighten Restrictions on Number of Children)
Caixin, July 5, 2012
http://china.caixin.com/2012-07-05/100407590.html

Public Health

AIDS Victims Sue for Compensation
Radio Free Asia, July 4, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/compensation-07042012145508.html

State Security

China Leader Urges Resistance against Western Forces
Agence France-Presse, July 4, 2012
http://news.yahoo.com/china-leader-urges-resistance-against-western-forces-223528649.html

Religion

China, Vatican Spar over Ordination of Bishop
‎The Associated Press, July 4, 2012
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-vatican-spar-ordination-bishop-16709002

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Food Safety

食品安全 纳入考核绩效 (Food Safety to Be Included in Performance Review)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/32/1/1/2709576/1.html

Hong Kong

Error of Judgment Blamed for Reporter's Detention
South China Morning Post, July 4, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=92e22881cdc48310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Hong Kong Smog Exceeds Recommended Levels Says WHO
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 3, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-18691081

《开放》主编金钟谈香港人的不满情绪 (Head Editor of Open Magazine on HKers' Discontent)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ml-07032012143902.html

Protests and Petitions

China Frees 21 Detained over Pollution Protests
Reuters, July 4, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/07/04/us-china-pollution-protest-idUSBRE86205C20120704

申请“七一游行”被拒 反被拘留扣查 (Guangdong: Chen Fengqiang Detained for Applying to Demonstrate)
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-07032012103644.html

中国官媒批评什邡当局处理手法 (Official Media Criticizes Handling of Shifeng Protests)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 4, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/chinese_news/2012/07/120704_china_shifang.shtml

Politics

胡总亲信郭金龙接掌北京 (Hu Aide Guo Jinlong Named Beijing Party Secretary)
Ming Pao, July 4, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2709244/1.html

Tibet

Three Monks ‘Instigated’ Self-Immolation
Radio Free Asia, July 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/instigating-07032012123612.html

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Environment

毒液流东江 上游禁取水 (Halt Called to Drawing Water from Pearl River Tributary due to Pollution)
Ming Pao, July 3, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2708217/1.html

Hong Kong

Press Freedom 'Will Decline' on C.Y.'s Watch
South China Morning Post, July 3, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=c4b145371b748310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

梁甫上任 游行人数第三高 民阵:40万 警方:6.3万 (July 1 Protests at Third Highest - Organizers Estimate 400K - as CY Leung Signed in as Chief Executive)
Ming Pao, July 2, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/2/1/1/2707358/1.html

For photos of the demonstration, see:
2012 七一大遊行 (Hong Kong's 2012 Establishment Day March)
HRIC, July 1, 2012
http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151127246146414.491458.94042326413

胡锦涛访港 一苹果日报记者被短暂拘禁 (Apple Daily Reporter Detained after Asking Hu Jintao Question on 1989 Tiananmen Incident)
Central News Radio, June 30, 2012
http://news.msn.com.tw/news2718014.aspx

Media

China Blocks Access to Bloomberg and Businessweek Sites
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 29, 2012
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-18648050

地方官菸灭记者 陆中央挺媒体 (Beijing Voices Support for Media as Shaanxi Journalist Suspended after Report on Officials' Use of Luxury Cigarettes)
Wang Daily, July 3, 2012
http://news.chinatimes.com/mainland/17180504/112012070300557.html

Related:
No Power for Media, No Power for Citizens
China Media Project, July 3, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/07/03/24929/

North Korea

China Hires Tens of Thousands of North Korea Guest Workers
Los Angeles Times, July 1, 2012
http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jul/01/world/la-fg-china-workers-20120701

Police

New Rule Protects Prisoners' Rights
Xinhua News Agency, June 30, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-06/30/content_15539141.htm

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

“维稳沙皇”周永康呼吁结束酷刑 ("Security Tsar" Zhou Yongkang Calls for End to Torture)
Deutsche Welle, July 2, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16065252,00.html

Related:
深入开展政法干警核心价值观教育实践活动 为政法事业发展进步提供更加有力思想保证
Qiushi, July 1, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-07/01/c_112328212.htm

Protests and Petitions

川震灾区万人示威逼停铜厂 (Sichuan: Copper Plant Suspended after 10K Protest)
Ming Pao, July 3, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2708213/1.html

Related:
Protests over Copper Plant in Shifang, Sichuan Turn Violent
Shanghaiist, July 3, 2012
http://shanghaiist.com/2012/07/03/protests_over_copper_plant_in_shifa.php