Thursday, June 13, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance

艾未未:“监控门”会刺激中国 (Ai Weiwei: NSA Surveillance Will Encourage China’s Information Control)
Deutsche Welle, June 12, 2013


小学营养餐被曝全是青菜没油水(图) (Underfunded, Schools Struggle to Provide Government-Mandated “Nutritious” Meals)
China National Radio, June 12, 2013


媒体称高考备考成本30年涨幅超8万倍 (Gaokao Preparation Costs 80,000 Times More than 30 Years Ago)
China National Radio, June 12, 2013


广西环保厅删除文件中镉污染处置创奇迹语句 (Authorities Remove Text Glorifying Flawed Pollution Management as Controversy Rises on Weibo)
China News Service, June 12, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy

Edward Snowden: Hong Kong Activists Plan Rally in Support of Whistleblower
The Guardian, June 12, 2013


中国每分钟有6人被确诊为癌症 年龄层两级分化 (New Cancer Case Every Six Minutes, Expert Says Pollution Likely Underestimated as Cause of Cancer Deaths)
Xinhua News Agency, June 12, 2013


男子称户口带来悲剧:最需要时没有有时不需要 (No Education, Job, or Health Benefits—Tragedy of a Non-Urban Hukou)
Xinhua News Agency, June 12, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

Masanjia Filmmaker Held in Beijing over "Illegal Publishing"
Radio Free Asia, June 11, 2013

维权村长出狱:要讨回清白 (Released from Prison, Rights Activist Maintains Innocence, Vows to Appeal)
Deutsche Welle, June 11, 2013

For more information on Xu Kun, see:
Guangxi Villagers Who Fought Land Appropriation Released from Prison
Human Rights in China, June 08, 2012