Monday, August 06, 2012

Hong Kong

Police Will Wear Body-cameras
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=1e272e3c4d1f8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

Human Rights Defenders

Industrial Accident Victim Fights for Others
South China Morning Post, August 5, 2012
http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2af62ecb329d3d7733492d9253a0a0a0/?vgnextoid=8daa732f392f8310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD

For more information on Chen, his shop, and the injured workers group, see:
“左撇子”店主 店员都是工伤工友 ("Left-handers'" Owner -- the Employees All Had Been Injured in Previous Jobs)
Southern Metropolis Daily, June 22, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/6/58/658942da1d1f7102/Blog/bfd/7ce257.html

左撇子豆浆 (Left-handers' Soy Milk Shop)
http://zpz2010.com

維權人士留北京期間 郭飛雄傳被公安帶走 (Rights Activist Guo Feixiong Detained by Police in Beijing)
Hong Kong Daily News, August 5, 2012
http://www.hkdailynews.com.hk/china.php?id=240583

Related:
Lawyer Told 'Go to America'
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyer-08032012105854.html

HRIC featured Guo Feixiong's Case as a part of our IR2008 Campaign. See his profile at:
http://www.ir2008.org/09/about.php

Internet

造谣城管打死小贩 网友被责令悔过 (Jiangsu Netizen Ordered to Make Public Apology and Write a Letter of Repentance for Spreading Rumor of Urban Management Officers Abusing a Street Seller Online)
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 6, 2012
http://gcontent.oeeee.com/f/8a/f8a7e9f5efd72a91/Blog/8a3/f61873.html

Police

武汉回应城管武装部事件称合理合法非网友所想 (Wuhan Responds to Story of Armed Division of Urban Management Officers: It’s Rational, Legal, and Its Intent Is Nothing Like What the Netizens Think)
Legal Daily, August 6, 2012
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2012-08/06/content_3752463.htm

Politics

China Opens Secret Leadership Conclave
Financial Times, August 5, 2012
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/7d8aedd0-dee0-11e1-b615-00144feab49a.html

Protests and Petitions

Rapping to Protest Sexist Job Ad
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/sexism-08032012154617.html

Tibet

藏僧被控“分裂国家”开审 家人全不知情 (Court Hears Case of Gansu Monk Charged with Inciting Separatism)
Radio Free Asia, August 3, 2012
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/tibetan_monk-08032012104140.html