Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Civil Society

Red Cross Shuts Down Branch over 'Chaotic Management'
Shanghai Daily, January 01, 2012
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/?id=491490&type=National

Hong Kong

Official Crossed Line, HKU Poll Chief Says
South China Morning Post, January 03, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=339be0bc38e94310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

China Set to Punish another Human Rights Activist
The New York Times, January 03, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/03/world/asia/china-set-to-punish-another-human-rights-activist.html
Related information:
No Verdict Issued in Ni Yulan’s Case
倪玉兰案庭审未作判决
Human Rights in China, December 29, 2011
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/5748
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/5749
Liu Xiaobo’s Plea for the Human Spirit
The New York Times, January 03, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/01/books/review/liu-xiaobos-plea-for-the-human-spirit.html

维权律师高智晟被关押在新疆沙雅监狱,刑期三年 (Rights Attorney Gao Zhisheng Imprisoned in Xinjiang Jail for Three-Year Term)
Radio Free Asia, January 01, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/sd-01012012163205.html

Politics

Hu Says West Is Trying to Divide China by Using Cultural Weapons
Bloomberg, January 03, 2012
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-01-03/hu-says-west-is-trying-to-divide-china-by-using-cultural-weapons.html
Related information:
坚定不移走中国特色社会主义文化发展道路 努力建设社会主义文化强国 (We Shall Not Deter from the Path of Socialist Development and Strive to Built a Strong Nation with Socialist Culture)
Qiushi, January 01, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2012-01/01/c_122522635.htm
《求是》谈道德:总体进步 官商学道德缺失 (Qiushi on Morality: Great Progress in General, Some Areas Lacking)
China Review News, January 03, 2012
http://gb.chinareviewnews.com/doc/1019/6/3/7/101963734.html

Religion

寧夏拆清真寺 爆發衝突 (Ningxia: Clash between Police and Hui Muslims over Mosque)
Sing Tao Daily, January 03, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/94/1/1/2538249/1.html