Monday, January 13, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Chinese journalists face tighter censorship, Marxist retraining
The Washington Post, January 10, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/chinese-journalists-face-tighter-censorship-marxist-re-training/2014/01/10/6cd43f62-6893-11e3-8b5b-a77187b716a3_story.html

Children (儿童)

Desperate Chinese parents team up to look for missing children
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/black-factories-01102014132409.html

Corruption (腐败)

Hunan official "hired bogus police officers to ransack offices of company involved in dispute"
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404519/hunan-official-hired-bogus-police-officers-ransack-offices-company

Education (教育)

Nanjing politicians claim pupils at risk of gender identity disorder due to excess of female teachers
South China Morning Post, January 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1404510/nanjing-politicians-claim-pupils-risk-gender-identity-disorder-due-excess

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

电邮显示北大教授被解职原因 因签名支持许志永公盟运动 (Emails show Peking University professor sacked for supporting Xu Zhiyong and New Citizens’ Movement)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/emails-suggest-embattled-chinese-scholar-xia-yeliang-20140113/1828702.html

Q. & A.: Ai Weiwei on creating art in a cage
艾未未:护照被没收的1001天
The New York Times, January 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140113/c13aiweiwei/dual/

中国民间维权机构负责人刘飞跃遭警方扣押 (Head of rights defense group, Liu Feiyue, detained by the police)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liu-feiyao-detained/1828356.html

独立中文笔会会长贝岭和瑞典人士联合为刘霞状况呼吁 (Heads of Chinese and Swedish PEN Centers sign joint appeal to bring attention to plight of Liu Xia and Liu Xiaobo)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-01132014101012.html

林昭:被葬送的青春一代的集体化身 (The present-day meaning of commemorating Lin Zhao—interview with Beijing Spring editor, Hu Ping)
Radio France Internationale, January 10, 2014
http://rfi.my/1dqfpT3

Land, Property, Housing (土地、财产、房屋)

郑州疯狂强拆不停手 一周百余户顿失家园 (Rapid demolitions continue in Zhengzhou, hundreds of families will lose their homes in one week)
Radio Free Asia, January 14, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-01132014102253.html

Population (人口)

China’s forced abortion tragedies continue under the CCP’s birth control policy
NDT Television, January 9, 2014
http://www.ntd.tv/en/China%20Forbidden%20News/20140110/84653-chinas-forced-abortion-tragedies-continue-under-the-ccps-birth-control-policy.html

张艺谋超生案引发有关人权生育权的讨论 (Zhang Yimou’s one child policy case triggers discussion about reproductive rights)
Radio France Internationale, January 11, 2014
http://rfi.my/1cWEF0w

Reeducation-Through-Labor (劳教)

Former Chinese labor camp inmates struggle for justice
Radio Free Asia, January 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/masanjia-01102014124010.html

Tibet (西藏)

Fire destroys hundreds of homes in ancient Tibetan town
香格里拉古镇大火数百房屋被焚毁
The New York Times, January 13, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140113/c13fire/dual/

中国官方:西藏自治区去年处理涉国安案20起 (Chinese Officials: Tibet Autonomous Region handled 20 cases involving national security last year)
Voice of America, January 13, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-tibet-20140113/1828846.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Group stages sit-in for Uighurs in China
Taipei Times, January 13, 2014
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2014/01/12/2003581119

Opinion (观点)

The real Chinese dream isn't prosperity, it's reform of the one-child policy
The Guardian, January 12, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jan/12/chinese-dream-one-child-reform