Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Business and Human Rights (商业和人权)

UK nuclear power plant gets go-ahead
英政府批准中国公司参与投资的新核电站计划
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 21, 2013
EN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-24604218
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/uk/2013/10/131021_uk_n_plant_go_ahead.shtml

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

How foreign authors are willing to bow to China's censors
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1336182/how-foreign-authors-are-willing-bow-chinas-censors

Related:
A Book Review by Hu Ping: Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
胡平评《邓小平时代》 Human Rights in China, July 2013
EN: http://hrichina.org/crf/article/6746
CH: http://hrichina.org/cn/crf/article/6744

Children (儿童)

江西瑞昌教师猥亵七女童一审判囚14年 (Ruichang teacher gets 14 years for molesting seven elementary girls)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 19, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131019_china_molesting_sentence.shtml

Environment (环境)

Chinese city paralysed by smog
The Guardian, October 21, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/oct/21/chinese-city-paralysed-by-smog

Hong Kong (香港)

数万港人游行挺港视 港府:无政治考虑
Thousands protest to "defend Hong Kong's core values" after failed HKTV licence bid
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2013
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1336074/thousands-protest-defend-hong-kongs-core-values-after-failed-hktv
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/14783/shu-mo-gang-ren-you-xing-ting-gang-shi-gang-fu-wu-zheng-zhi-kao-lu

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

"Protecting one's rights isn't a simple matter"
Radio Free Asia, October 18, 2013
http:// http://www.rfa.org/english/women/rights-10182013192224.html

For more information on Ni Yulan, see:
Ni Yulan Calls for Attention from International Community on Crackdown in China
倪玉兰刑满获释 呼吁国际社会关注中国人权
Human Rights in China, October 7, 2013
http://hrichina.org/content/6955
http://hrichina.org/cn/content/6956

China arrests prominent businessman who backed rights causes
律师称商人公民王功权被正式批捕
New York Times, October 21, 2013
EN: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/10/22/world/asia/china-arrests-prominent-businessman-who-backed-rights-causes.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes
CH:http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131021/cc21wang/

维权律师唐吉田遭鸡西市行拘引发各界抗议 (Detention of rights defense lawyer Tang Jitian triggers public protest)
Voice of America, October 21, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/article/1773180.html

For more information on Tang Jitian:
Rights lawyer and client detained during attempt to meet with detainee
Human Rights in China, October 20, 2013
http://hrichina.org/content/6985

Outspoken Chinese professor says he was dismissed
自由派学者夏业良丢掉教授职位
Voice of America, October 21, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131021/c21professor/dual/

Information Control (信息控制)

日媒称中国集训25万记者“加强反日思想” (Japanese media: 250 thousand Chinese reporters participate in a training program to “enhance anti Japan sentiment”)
Zaobao, October 21, 2013
http://www.zaobao.com.sg/wencui/politic/story20131021-267060

International Human Rights (国际人权)

Clashing views of China’s Human Rights record at U.N. hearing
The New York Times, October 20, 2013
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/10/20/clashing-views-of-chinas-human-rights-record-at-u-n-hearing/?ref=world&_r=1

Related:
Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton regarding the case of missing of Chinese Human Rights defender, Ms Cao Shunli
European Union, October 20, 2013
http://www.eu-un.europa.eu/articles/en/article_14117_en.htm

美国吁中国准许民间人士参与联合国人权审议 (U.S. urges China to grant civil society access to participate in UN human rights review process)
Voice of America, October 21, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-human-rights-20131021/1773646.html

International Relations (Security, Trade and Investment), 国际关系(安全,贸易和投资)

Difficulties remain as Sino-US cooperation far from enough
China Daily, October 20, 2013
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-10/20/content_17046719.htm

China’s arms industry makes global inroads
The New York Times, October 20, 2013
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/21/world/asia/chinas-arms-industry-makes-global-inroads.html

Open Government Information (信息公开)

澳门官员财产周六起网上可查 房产数目需说明 (Macao officials’ assets made open to public online)
Suzhou News Network, October 15, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1015/05/9B72GDU90001124J.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

习近平成立特别工作组查周案
Xi Jinping sets up special unit to probe Zhou Yongkang corruption case
South China Morning Post, October 21, 2013
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/14789/xi-jin-ping-cheng-li-te-bie-gong-zuo-zu-cha-zhou
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1336219/xi-sets-special-unit-probe-zhou-yongkang-corruption-case

Taiwan (台湾)

马英九:两岸互设办事处应属政治性质 (Taiwan’s President: cross-straits offices should be political in natural)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 18, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/10/131018_mayingjiu_china.shtml

Opinion (观点)

13 reactions to China’s bid for seat on UN Human Rights Council
The Epoch Times, October 18, 2013
http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/324342-13-reactions-to-china-attempting-to-join-the-un-human-rights-council/?photo=2

John Kerry on forging a Pacific future
Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2013
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/commentary/la-oe-kerry-asia-20131018,0,13919.story