Friday, July 26, 2013

Bo Xilai Case (薄熙来案)

China carefully curates online reaction to Bo Xilai indictment
Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/07/25/online-reaction-to-bo-indictment-carefully-curated/

Related:
大公網撤稿 微博禁討論(Article discussing Bo case removed from Ta Kung Pao website, similar discussion on microblog banned)
Ming Pao, July 26, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130725/caa2.htm

挺薄網友遭軟禁 擬庭外聲援 (Teacher supporting Bo under house arrest)
Ming Pao, July 26, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20130726/caa4.htm

Civil Society (民间社会)

台湾发起联署声援中国"新公民运动" (Taiwan groups launch joint signature campaign to support China’s New Citizen Movement)
Deutsche Welle, July 26, 2013
http://www.dw.de/%E5%8F%B0%E6%B9%BE%E5%8F%91%E8%B5%B7%E8%81%94%E7%BD%B2%E5%A3%B0%E6%8F%B4%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD%E6%96%B0%E5%85%AC%E6%B0%91%E8%BF%90%E5%8A%A8/a-16975406?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Consumer Product Safety (消费品安全)

Chinese search for infant formula goes global
中国人走遍世界,敢问奶粉在何方
New York Times, July 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130726/c26babypowder/dual/

Corruption (腐败)

Ji Yingnan and other jilted mistresses expose Chinese officials’ corruption
Washington Post, July 26, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/ji-yingnan-and-other-jilted-mistresses-expose-chinese-officials-corruption/2013/07/25/8d8d35f6-eb02-11e2-aa9f-c03a72e2d342_story.html

Culture (文化)

或因展出艾未未作品 港艺团失政府资助 (Independent art group may have lost gov't funding due to exhibition of Ai Weiwei artwork)
DW News, July 25, 2013
http://hongkongmacao.dwnews.com/news/2013-07-25/59287609.html

Health (健康)

中国民间团体呼吁河南落实艾滋儿童福利政策 (Ahead of UN review, Chinese NGOs urge Henan authorities to improve welfare for children living with HIV/AIDS)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/aw-07252013143709.html

我国乙肝病毒携带者近1亿 每年新发感染者10万(China has nearly 100 million hepatitis B carriers, 100,000 new cases each year)
Xinhua, July 26, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-07-26/203927782239.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

许志永会见律师 称愿为公民宪法权利落实付出代价 (Xu Zhiyong meets with lawyer, willing to "pay a price" for rights activism)
Radio France International, July 25, 2013
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD/20130725-%E8%AE%B8%E5%BF%97%E6%B0%B8%E4%BC%9A%E8%A7%81%E5%BE%8B%E5%B8%88-%E7%A7%B0%E6%84%BF%E4%B8%BA%E5%85%AC%E6%B0%91%E5%AE%AA%E6%B3%95%E6%9D%83%E5%88%A9%E8%90%BD%E5%AE%9E%E4%BB%98%E5%87%BA%E4%BB%A3%E4%BB%B7

For more on Xu Zhiyong, see:
律师会见许志永
Lawyer Meets with Xu Zhiyong
Human Rights in China, July 25, 2013
CN: http://http://www.hrichina.org/cn/content/6858
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/content/6857

Land, Housing, Property (土地、财产、房屋)

国土部:农村集体土地确权完成(Minister of Land and Resources: registration of collective-owned land in rural area is complete)
Economic Information Daily, July 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0725/c1001-22318631.html

北大学者姜明安:新土管法或明年出台 (Beijing law professor: new land management legislation may be introduced in 2014, rural land rights to be strengthened)
21st Century Media, July 26, 2013
http://www.yicai.com/news/2013/07/2890359.html

山东调查“夫妻裸体被绑房屋遭强拆” (Shandong authorities are investigating abduction and forced eviction case)
Dongfang Daily, July 25, 2013
http://www.dfdaily.com/html/33/2013/7/25/1039880.shtml

湖南近百农民立“生死状”讨5亩地 (Hunan farmers pledge to fight to the death to reclaim land unlawfully sold)
Beijing News, July 26, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/07/26/275296.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

北京两律师为冀中星提供法援定于今天申请会见冀中星 (Two Beijing human rights lawyers take up Ji Zhongxing case)
Jinghua Times, July 26, 2013
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2013-07/26/content_12998.htm

Re-education Through Labor (劳教)

任建宇向渝劳教委索国家赔偿 (Chongqing man seeks compensation for labor camp sentence)
Jinghua Times, July 26, 2013
http://epaper.jinghua.cn/html/2013-07/26/content_12995.htm

Rule of Law (法治)

万人民调:77.0%受访者要求立法规范城管执法行为 (Survey: 77% support stricter regulations of urban management officers)
China Youth Daily, July 26, 2013
http://zqb.cyol.com/html/2013-07/26/nw.D110000zgqnb_20130726_1-07.htm

China’s disappearing official problem
Wall Street Journal, July 26, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/07/26/chinas-disappearing-official-problem/?mod=WSJBlog

Society (社会)

黑龙江敬老院火灾11名遇难者均为男性 起因系200块(11 died in arson of nursing home in Heilongjiang)
China Broadcasting Net, July 26, 2013
http://china.cnr.cn/xwwgf/201307/t20130726_513160941.shtml

Women (妇女)

Assault on equality: China's obsolete legal culture exposed
South China Morning Post, July 26, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1290711/assault-equality

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆2500名大学生村官到13个地区村组织任职(XUAR to select 2500 students from nation as village heads for its 13 regions)
China Youth Daily, July 26, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/0725/c1001-22321928.html

Opinion (观点)

许志永:“一切是为纯粹理想” (A profile of Xu Zhiyong: "everything I did was out of pure ideals")
Radio France International, July 25, 2013
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD/20130725-%E8%AE%B8%E5%BF%97%E6%B0%B8%EF%BC%9A%E4%B8%80%E5%88%87%E6%98%AF%E4%B8%BA%E7%BA%AF%E7%B2%B9%E7%90%86%E6%83%B3

法治没有特区 反腐没有例外 (There must be no exceptions granted when upholding the rule of law and combating corruption)
People's Daily, July 26, 2013
http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2013-07/26/nw.D110000renmrb_20130726_8-01.htm

冀中星的绝望之路 (Beijing bomb protester's road to desperation)
New York Times, July 26, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20130726/cc26lianqingchuan/

谁在中国非法执法?(Unlawful enforcement of the law is widespread in China)
Deutsche Welle, July 25, 2013
http://www.dw.de /谁在中国非法执法/a-16975151

China’s ruling party tries to deal with its edifice complex
Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2013
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/07/25/chinas-ruling-party-tries-to-deal-with-its-edifice-complex/