Monday, April 22, 2013

Disasters

四川雅安地震已造成192人死亡 逾万人受伤 (Official Stats of Lushan Earthquake: 192 Dead, 10,000 Injured)
Sina, April 22, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-04-22/213526913721.shtml

Related:
China Faces Fresh Crisis in Quake-Hit Sichuan
Al Jazeera, April 22, 2013
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2013/04/20134229514496339.html

国务院:团体未经批准暂不要前往芦山地震灾区 (State Council: Groups not Allowed in Quake Areas without Permission)
Economic Observer, April 21, 2013
http://www.eeo.com.cn/2013/0421/242989.shtml

Related:
当局阻异见人士救灾 官方救援被质疑 (Authorities Block Dissidents from Attempting to Provide Relief to Quake Victims)
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-04212013092825.html

Activists, Monks Blocked From Sichuan Quake-Hit Area
Radio Free Asia, April 21, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/quake-04212013221452.html

Health

中国江苏和浙江省及上海周六(4月20日)确诊5名H7N9禽流感新病例,使全国确诊病例上升到96例。 (H7N9 Cases Total 96)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 20, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/04/130420_china_jiangsu_h7n9.shtml

Human Rights Defenders

公民联署吁释放要求公示财产维权人士 (300 Citizens Urge Release of Advocates for Official Asset Disclosure)
Voice of America, April 20, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/disclosing-assets-20130420/1645637.html

International Human Rights

U.S. Cites Human Rights Problems in Russia, China, Egypt
Reuters, April 19, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/19/us-usa-rights-idUSBRE93I1BJ20130419

Related:
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
U.S. Department of State, April 22, 2013
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2012&dlid=204193

China Hits Back at U.S. in Annual Human Rights Survey
Reuters, April 22, 2013
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/21/us-china-usa-rights-idUSBRE93K01V20130421

Related:
2012年美国的人权纪录 (Full Text of Human Rights Record of the United States in 2012)
Xinhua News Agency, April 21, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/bilingual/2013-04/21/c_132327394.htm

中国猛烈抨击美国人权纪录 (China Fiercely Criticizes U.S. Human Rights Record)
Voice of America, April 21, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-us-rights-20130421/1645828.html

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

Ghana Seizes 1M Faulty Condoms Imported from China
The Guardian, April 18, 2013
http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2013/apr/18/ghana-seizes-faulty-condoms-imported-china

Global Banks Are 'Divorcing' China
Forbes, April 21, 2013
http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonchang/2013/04/21/global-banks-are-divorcing-china/

Reeducation-Through-Labor

Chinese Authorities Call Torture Claims at Women's Labour Camp 'Malicious Lies'
South China Morning Post, April 22, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/article/1220627/liaoning-authority-torture-claims-female-labour-camps-malicious-fabrication

Technology

Yahoo China to End Email Service: Media
Agence France-Presse, April 20, 2013
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gtuWwqc7ItKA_HVtueLA9WJw7mHQ

Related:
中国雅虎将停运电邮业务 (Yahoo! Is Ending E-mail Business in China)
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/cyl-04192013152813.html

Tibet

Tibetans, Uyghurs Facing 'Harsh Repression': US
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/rights-04192013215433.html

XUAR

Uyghur Businessman Attacked After Demolition Complaint
Radio Free Asia, April 19, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/assault-04192013142140.html

Opinion

洛德大使的美中关系“十诫” (Former U.S. Ambassador to China: Don’t Contain or Coddle China)
Voice of America, April 19, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/dc-lord-on-us-china-20130419/1645348.html

From China with Love or Hate
ThisDay, April 21, 2013
http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/from-china-with-love-or-hate/145504/

China in Greenland: Way Beyond the Truth?
Caixin, April 12, 2013
http://english.caixin.com/2013-04-12/100513360.html

Creating an Age of Critical Minds
The Sydney Morning Herald, April 23, 2013
http://www.smh.com.au/comment/creating-an-age-of-critical-minds-20130422-2iabq.html