Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Economic Development

Debate Emerges over Official Gini Figures
SINA, January 23, 2013
http://english.sina.com/business/2013/0122/552392.html

Environment

禁牧不能拯救青藏草原
Climate Change, Not Grazing, Destroying the Tibetan Plateau
China Dialogue, January 21, 2013
CH: http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/ch/5621-Climate-change-not-grazing-destroying-the-Tibetan-Plateau
EN: http://www.chinadialogue.net/article/show/single/en/5621-Climate-change-not-grazing-destroying-the-Tibetan-Plateau

Human Rights Defenders

China’s Jailed Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng Gets Rare Family Visit, Second in 13 Months
The Associated Press, January 23, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/gao-zhisheng/2013/01/23/8d927318-6529-11e2-889b-f23c246aa446_story.html

Related:
服刑中的高智晟律师获家属探访
Family Permitted to Visit Rights Defense Lawyer Gao Zhisheng
Human Rights in China, January 22, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6514
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6513

Law

“上访妈妈”唐慧起诉永州劳教委 法院尚未立案 (Mother Sent to Reeducation for Petitioning for Investigation into Daughter's Rape Files Suit against Reeducation Committee -- Case Not Yet Filed)
Nanjing Daily, January 23, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/0123/06/8LSPMIN60001124J.html

Related:
Rape Victim's Mother Brings Labor Camp to Court
Shanghai Daily, January 23, 2013
http://english.sina.com/china/2013/0122/552404.html

中国最高法院发布恶意欠薪案件的执行细则 (Supreme Court Issues Interpretation on Cases Involving Malicious Back Wages)
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/4eba67436cd55236/hc-01222013151159.html

Tibet

New Burning; Monks Jailed
Radio Free Asia, January 22, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/burning-01222013130828.html