Friday, April 12, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

Contradictions among the People:A senior censor examines his conscience
The Economist, April 13, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576141-senior-censor-examines-his-conscience-contradictions-among-people

China's Citizen Journalists Finding the Mouse Is Mightier than the Pen
The Guardian, April 11, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/16/china-anti-corruption-blogging-weibo-citizen-journalism

Health

En Chine, polémique sur la gestion de la grippe H7N9 (Controversy in China over Handling of H7N9 Virus Outbreak)
Le Monde, April 12, 2013
http://www.lemonde.fr/sante/article/2013/04/11/en-chine-polemique-sur-la-gestion-de-la-grippe-h7n9_3158138_1651302.html

Related:
北京被质疑因两会故意迟报H7N9 (Did Beijing Delay Bird Flu Disclosure for Two Congresses?)
Radio France Internationale, April 12, 2013
http://rfi.my/10YNvC3

全国确诊43例H7N9禽流感病例 11人死亡 (Bird Flu: 11 Dead, 43 Infected)
People's Daily, April 12, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-12/212626811048.shtml

Bird Flu: New Scare
The Economist, April 13, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21576133-deadly-outbreak-bird-flu-testing-chinas-political-leaders-well-its-response

Human Rights Defenders

弟涉詐騙罪本月審理 劉霞要求旁聽 (Liu Xiaobo’s Brother-in-law to be Tried for “Fraud,” Liu Xia Requests to Attend)
Hong Kong Radio (香港電台), April 12, 2013
http://rthk.hk/rthk/news/expressnews/20130412/news_20130412_55_914684.htm

最小“良心犯”张安妮:我要读书 (Youngest Chinese "Prisoner of Conscience" Zhang Anni: I Want to Go to School)
Deutsche Welle, April 12, 2013
http://bit.ly/YPMr6X

For more information on Zhang Anni, see:
合肥警方非法拘禁张林和10岁女儿
Activist and Ten-year-old Daughter Illegally Detained before Forcible Removal from Hefei
Human Rights in China, March 1, 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6586
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6585

Lawyer for Falun Gong Believers Says Assaulted by Chinese Police
Reuters, April 12, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/12/us-china-lawyer-idUSBRE93B07R20130412

International Human Rights

人权组织促克里向中国提人权问题 (Human Rights Groups Urge Kerry to Raise Human Rights with Chinese Leaders)
Voice of America, April 12, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-right-20130412/1639909.html

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

India, China Begin Counterterrorism Talks
The Hindu, April 11, 2013
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/india-china-begin-counterterrorism-talks/article4606978.ece

Space Plays a Growing Role in U.S.-China Security Talks: Official
Reuters, April 11, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/12/us-usa-china-space-idUSBRE93B01W20130412

Political and Economic Reform

China's Chief Justice Calls for Bravery in Promoting Judicial Reform
Xinhua News Agency, April 12, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2013-04/12/c_124570348.htm

Reeducation-Through-Labor

上访母亲唐慧诉劳教委案一审败诉
China Labour Camp Victim Sues Local Authorities
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 12, 2013
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130412_tanghui_appeal.shtml
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-22119622

China Bans Media Coverage of Labor Camp Ordeal
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/labor-04112013125056.html

Related:
走出“马三家”
“Walking Out of Masanjia"
Lens Magazine, April 2013
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6629
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6631

Rule of Law

重庆网民讽刺王立军被劳教 起诉索赔终审被驳 (Chongqing Netizen Loses Suit for Compensations for Psychological Damages)
Hualong Web, April 12, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130412/u1a7319832.html

Fears for China's Shuanggui Detainees after Wenzhou Official Dies
The Guardian, April 12, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/apr/12/fears-china-shuanggui-detainees

Tibet

Tibetans Detained for Protesting Destruction of Their Homes
Radio Free Asia, April 11, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/homes-04112013153745.html

Opinion

新华网:改革要“敢于啃硬骨头 敢于涉险滩” (Xinhua Editorial: Reform Requires “Toughness, Daring”)
Xinhua News Agency, April 12, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20130412/u1a7320311.html