Monday, February 11, 2013

Hong Kong

Leung Chun-ying Urged to Act on 'Nomadic' Children
South China Morning Post, February 12, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1148290/leung-chun-ying-urged-act-nomadic-children

Disasters

Why China’s Landslide Victims Were Cremated by the State
Caixin, February 11, 2013
http://www.worldcrunch.com/culture-society/why-china-039-s-landslide-victims-were-cremated-by-the-state/traditions-corpse-civilization-cremation-zhenxiong/c3s10738/

Law

福清纪委爆炸案真相未明 吴昌龙阔别 年重踏家门 (Man sentenced to death for murder released after 12 years in prison without explanation)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/f-02082013111624.html

Police

渝交警暴力执法千人堵路抗议 粤民众抗议政府失职被警殴 (Thousand protest against police violence in Chongqing)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/f-02082013111624.html

Poverty

A house Divided: China’s government unveils a sprawling plan to fight inequality
The Economist, February 09, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21571460-chinas-government-unveils-sprawling-plan-fight-inequality-house-divided?fsrc=rss

Tibet

No New Year celebrations for Tibetans in center of unrest
Reuters, February 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/02/11/us-china-tibet-idUSBRE91A0E420130211

四川炉霍五藏人被判刑 甘肃夏河藏人在藏历年磕长头声援同胞 (5 Tibetans sentenced to 10 to 14 years for protesting)
Radio Free Asia, February 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-02102013124841.html

XUAR

维女大学生及家人被传唤 (Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti under 24-hr surveillance, his website attacked)
Radio Free Asia, February 08, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/weizu-02082013111826.html