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