Thursday, July 19, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Activist Missing after Escaping from 'Black Jail'
South China Morning Post, July 19, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=6666b34212a98310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Law

可不采取强制措施的应坚持“不采取” (Revised Rules of Criminal Procedure for People's Procuratorates: If Coercive Measures Not Necessary, Don't Use Them)
Xi'an Evening News, July 18, 2012
http://news.163.com/12/0718/06/86M3O2V600014AED.html

Media

China's Media and "Death by Uncertain Causes"
Chinese Media Project, July 19, 2012
http://cmp.hku.hk/2012/07/19/25507/

Police

US Man Tortured in Chinese Custody: Lawyer
Agence France-Presse, July 18, 2012
http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/international/us-man-tortured-in-chinese-custody-lawyer/531314

手機拍小偷上傳 公安每次獎20元 (Nanning District Police Offer 20RMB for Photos of Petty Thieves in Action)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2722453/1.html

Protests and Petitions

佛山村民不满村官私卖土地爆警民冲突 (Guangdong: Clash between Villagers and Police over Land Sale)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/ql2-07182012092205.html

Society

Dictionary's Exclusion of Gay Terminology Sparks Criticism
Xinhua News Agency, July 17, 2012
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/indepth/2012-07/17/c_131721516.htm

的士装摄像录音设备 市民忧隐私被侵 (Infringement of Rights? Nanjing Taxis' Use of Audio-Visual Surveillance Cameras Called into Question)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/taxi_surveillance-07182012111739.html

Tibet

As China Squeezes Nepal, Tibetan Escape Route Narrows
TIME, July 17, 2012
http://world.time.com/2012/07/17/as-china-squeezes-nepal-tibetan-escape-route-narrows/