Friday, June 22, 2012

Hong Kong

'Constitutional Duty' to Enact Article 23 Law
South China Morning Post, June 22, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=214b3a5347f08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Filipino Maid Takes Fight for Permanent Residency to Hong Kong's Top Court
The Associated Press, June 22, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jun/22/filipino-maid-hong-kong-court

Hong Kong Newspaper Charged with Downplaying Dissident’s Death
Reuters, June 21, 2012
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/22/business/global/hong-kong-newspaper-charged-with-downplaying-dissidents-death.html

Related:
Furor over Hong Kong Editor's Decision Continues
Asia Sentinel, June 21, 2012
http://www.asiasentinel.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=4619&Itemid=204

Human Rights Defenders

廖亦武:我其实是一个记忆工作者 (Liao Yiwu: I'm a Memory Worker)
Deutsche Welle, June 21, 2012
http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,15219059,00.html

Inner Mongolia

内蒙古发生牧民街头抗议 (Herders Demonstrate in Bayan Nur)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/cyl-06212012105002.html

Labor

复旦大学报告称涨薪解决不了中国“用工荒” (Fudan Report: Pay Rises Cannot Solve Labor Shortage)
Radio Free Asia, June 21, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/nu-06212012092557.html

Land Policy

镇干部:已入户协商签订协议 村民:未召开村民大会 临沭一土地增减挂钩项目拆迁遭质疑 (Dispute over Demolition Plan in Shandong)
Legal Daily, June 22, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-06/22/content_3655983.htm

Public Health

Disease Victims in Cry for Help
South China Morning Post, June 22, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=13663a5347f08310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD