Friday, July 20, 2012

Human Rights Defenders

Ai Weiwei Tax Evasion Appeal Rejected
Reuters, July 20, 2012
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/jul/20/ai-weiwei-tax-appeal-rejected

Breaking: China Retaliates against Activist
Seeing Red in China, July 20, 2012
http://seeingredinchina.com/2012/07/20/breaking-china-retaliates-against-activist/

青海异议人士刘本琦被刑事拘留 (Qinghai Dissident Liu Benqi Criminally Detained)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/vt-07192012133959.html

Internet

内地手机网民近4亿 (CNNIC: Nearly 400mil Mobile Internet Users)
Wen Wei Bo, July 20, 2012
http://paper.wenweipo.com/2012/07/20/CH1207200023.htm

Media

Censors Ban Train Crash Coverage
South China Morning Post, July 20, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=3415fb033cf98310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Religion

京畿嚴打邪教 維穩迎十八大 (Crackdown on Unofficial Religious Cults in Lead-up to 18th Party Congress)
Ming Pao, July 20, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2723449/1.html

State Security

官報:維權是維護群眾利益 (Official Media: Rights Defense Protects the People's Interests)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2012
http://news.sina.com.hk/news/9/1/1/2723163/1.html

Related:
维稳的“治标”和“治本” (The Symptoms and Cure of Stability Maintenance)
People's Daily, July 19, 2012
http://www.gz.xinhuanet.com/2012-07/19/c_112477413.htm

Tibet

Kirti Monastery Monk Jailed
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/monk-07192012134118.html