Thursday, March 14, 2013

Ethnic Groups

Tibetan Singer Jailed for Album Seeking Freedom
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/jailed-03132013170804.html

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

Chinese Officials Publish List of Contraceptives Used by Local Families
Telegraph India, March 14, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/9928930/Chinese-officials-publish-list-of-contraceptives-used-by-local-families.html

Health

上海又从黄浦江打捞出近千头死猪(Number of Dead Pigs Retrieved from Huangpu River Climbs to 7,550)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 14, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130314_china_pigs.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

陈克贵称拘留期间遭殴打威胁不敢上诉 (Chen Guangcheng’s Nephew Beaten during Detention, Threatened against Disclosure )
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 13, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/03/130313_china_chenkegui_trial.shtml

人权活动家胡佳被通州警方带走传唤引发关注 (Rights Activist Hu Jia Taken Away by Police)
Voice of America, March 14, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hu-jia-taken-away-by-police-20130314/1621284.html

刘沙沙被国保打成重伤 网友呼吁捐款治病 (Rights Defender Liu Shasha Slapped on Face Dozen Times after Attempt to Visit Liu Xia)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/Xinwen/jyxw-03142013112253.html?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Information Control

US SEC Stumbles in Deloitte's Chinese Audit Case
Reuters, March 13, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/14/court-sec-deloitte-idUSL1N0C55NE20130314

International Relations

Beijing Cautions New Pope on Meddling in China
The New York Times, March 14, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/15/world/asia/beijing-cautions-new-pope-on-meddling-in-china.html

Related:
中国对天主教新教宗表示祝贺并提出批评 (Chinese Foreign Ministry: Vatican Must Stop Interfering in China’s State Affairs)
Voice of America, March 14, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-pope-201130314/1621316.html

China Envoy Says There Was No $8 Billion South Sudan Aid Offer
Reuters, March 14, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/14/us-china-sudan-south-idUSBRE92D0JD20130314

Canada's Cameco to Sell Uranium Soon to China -Saskatchewan
Reuters, March 13, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/13/canada-uranium-china-idUSL1N0C52WG20130313

China Defends Gwadar Port Deal at UN Forum
The News International, March 14, 2013
http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-165161-China-defends-Gwadar-Port-deal-at-UN-forum

Rule of Law

王炳章狱中健康再恶化 海外家人被当局拒发签证 (Condition of Wang Bingzhang, Dissident Serving Life Sentence, Deteriorates, Family Members in US Barred from China)
Radio Free Asia, March 14, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/th-03142013101812.html

Rural Issues

Wukan Villagers Decry Vice-Minister's Mixed Message on Free Polls
South China Morning Post, March 14, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1190122/wukan-villagers-decry-vice-ministers-mixed-message-free-polls