Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Civil Society

Number of NGOs in China Grows to Nearly 500,000
China Daily, March 20, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-03/20/content_14875389.htm

Government

Civil Service Exams Called Too Personal
China Daily, March 21, 2012
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2012-03/21/content_14876265.htm

Hong Kong

Long Hair's Jailing Stirs Civil Rights Concerns
South China Morning Post, March 21, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=21703c64b0136310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

“《零八宪章》永不过时” ("Charter 08 Is Timeless")
Deutsche Welle, March 20, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15821032,00.html

Law

司法部促律师忠于国家拥党 (Ministry of Justice Calls for Lawyers to Pledge Loyalty in Party)
Ming Pao, March 21, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2613539/1.html

China Orders Lawyers to Pledge Allegiance to Communist Party
Reuters, March 21, 2012
http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/21/us-china-lawyers-idUSBRE82K0G320120321

Politics

Wen Lays Ground for Tiananmen Healing
Financial Times, March 20, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/13c6fcb2-7285-11e1-9be9-00144feab49a.html

Tibet

藏人自焚旨在从压迫中解脱出来 (Tibetans Seeking to Extricate Selves from Oppression through Immolation)
Radio France Internationale, March 20, 2012
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20120320-藏人自焚旨在从压迫中解脱出来