Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Bilateral Ties

China Rejects Visa Request by S. Korean Lawmaker Fighting for Defectors
Yonham News Agency, February 28, 2012
http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2012/02/28/51/0301000000AEN20120228002700315F.HTML

Detained Tibetans Stage Hunger Strike in Nepal
Reuters, February 27, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/27/us-nepal-tibetans-strike-idUSTRE81Q0U320120227

Human Rights Defenders

高智晟兄长司法部请愿 (Brother of Jailed Rights Attorney Gao Zhisheng Appeals to Judicial Authorities for Information)
Deutsche Welle, February 27, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15771457,00.html

Protests and Petitions

烏坎村代表﹕抗爭隨時再起 (Wukan Village Rep: Protests Could Begin Again at Any Time)
Ming Pao, February 28, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2590282/1.html  

最高检:重点查办贪腐致农民集体上访案件 (Supreme People's Procuratorate Announces Focus on Looking into Collective Petitions by Farmers on Corruption)
Beijing Times, February 28, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0228/03/7RAQAC5C00014AED.html

Public Health

'Malpractice' Blamed for Outbreak
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/outbreak-02242012104552.html

China Sends Man to Labor Camp for SARS Rumor
Reuters, February 27, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/27/us-china-sends-man-labor-camp-sars-rumor-idUSTRE81Q1MH20120227

Religion

New Controls on Religious Groups' Work
South China Morning Post, February 28, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=9bc83f1ffbfb5310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Tibet

西藏要求主要干部全时在岗做好3月维稳 (Tibet Party Secretary Calls on Senior Cadres to Maintain Stability Full-time throughout March)
Tibet Daily, February 28, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0228/02/7RAK2H7F00014AED.html