Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Consumer Products Safety

中国7成中药材含残余农药 因违法成本低监管不力
Popular chinese medicine herbs 'poisoned' by pesticides
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2013

Death Penalty

Inmate appeals death sentence
China Daily, June 26, 2013


中石油云南炼油项目环评报告及批复向社会公开 (PetroChina publishes EIA on Yunnan refinery and government approval)
Yunnan Net, June 25, 2013


China’s cancer villages are victims of rural-urban inequality
China Dialogue, June 25, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

Ironic democracy lesson as Chinese civil rights activist visits Taiwan
Forbes, June 25, 2013

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng on freedom, surveillance and speaking out
Time, June 25, 2013

Chinese obstruction to planned Japan trip inevitable, activist Chen
Global Post, June 24, 2013

Riot police raid Chinese dissident's legal team
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2013

International Human Rights

第32次中欧人权对话在贵阳举行 (32nd EU-China Dialogue on human rights held in Guiyang)
Xinhua News Agency, June 25, 2013

China, EU hold human rights dialogue in SW China
People's Daily, June 26, 2013

China-EU dialogue on human rights held in Guizhou
RTT News, June 25, 2013

EU Press Release: EU-China dialogue on human rights
European Union, June 25, 2013

Open Government Information

斯诺登案:律师申请中国公安部信息公开 (Chinese lawyer applies to Ministry of Public Security for open information)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2013

Snowden affair Prompts Lawyer to Request Disclosure of Surveillance Information
Human Rights in China, June 25, 2013

Political and Economic Reform

Can China's hated local police reform their image?
The Atlantic, June 25, 2013

国务院报告称要全面放开小城镇小城市落户限制 (State Council: China will “fully open” settlement restrictions in small towns and cities)
China News Service, June 26, 2013


赴美生子人数5年增加20倍 全程灰色处处“地雷” (More than 10000 Chinese women came to U.S. to give birth in 2012, a twentyfold increase in five years)
China News Service, June 26, 2013


Violence in China's Xinjiang 'kills 27'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 26, 2013


Environmental watchdogs lack bite
China Daily, June 25, 2013

奶粉质量事关经济安全 (Baby formula scandals threaten economic security)
People's Daily, June 26, 2013

Animal Welfare and Rights

China animal activists rescue hundreds of pooches before dog meat festival
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2013


周永康“大秘”落马,习要动“终极老虎”?(Protege of former security Chief Zhou Yongkang targeted in corruption investigation)
Deutsche Welle, June 24, 2013

Edward Snowden Case

For Snowden, a hasty exit started with pizza inside a Hong Kong hideout
The New York Times, June 25, 2013

港律政司长罗列美国引渡斯诺登文件纰漏 (HK Secretary for Justice lists flaws in U.S. extradition documents in Snowden case)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 25, 2013


中国土壤污染总体情况不容乐观 相关立法亟待提速 (Experts call for legislation to prevent soil pollution)
China News, June 25, 2013

Human Rights Defenders

陳光誠﹕法治不入內地 人治必進香港 (Chen Guangcheng in Taiwan: Without Rule of Law in China, Rule of Man must succeed in HK)
Ming Pao, June 24, 2013

陈光诚:台湾应助中国走向民主 (Chen Guangcheng urges Taiwan to support democratization in China)
Deutsche Welle, June 24, 2013

Chinese dissident skirts talk of NYU
Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2013

男子說發微博 交警轉身走 (Traffic police scared off by Weibo user)
Ming Pao, June 24, 2013

Intellectual Property Rights

中国新闻网:国家版权局部署“剑网行动” 保护网络知识产权 (China National Copyright Administration launches campaign to protect Internet intellectual property rights)