Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

微软受控审查搜索引擎中文结果 (Microsoft's Bing censors Chinese search results)
Voice of America, February 12, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/china-us-censorship-20140212/1849638.html

Related:
Microsoft's Bing accused of Chinese-language censorship
Agence France-Presse, February 12, 2014
bit.ly/1dHGL1w

中国对香港与台湾媒体施压日趋严重”(Report finds increasing pressure from Beijing on Hong Kong and Taiwanese media)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 12, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/02/140212_china_hongkong_taiwan_press_freedom.shtml

See report:
Journalists in Hong Kong and Taiwan battle Beijing's influence
Committee to Protect Journalists, February 12, 2014
cpj.org/2014/02/attacks-on-the-press-hong-kong-analysis.php

Corruption (腐败)

China to crack down on fake data "corruption": statistics chief
Reuters, February 12, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/12/us-china-economy-statistics-idUSBREA1B0H520140212

International Human Rights (国际人权)

西班牙执政党出于中国压力准备修改涉外人权法 (Spanish government mulls revising human rights law under Chinese pressure)
Radio France International, February 12, 2014
www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140212-西班牙执政党出于中国压力准备修改涉外人权法

Related:
China pressuring Spain on human rights case: Tibetan monk
Agence France-Presse, February 12, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/21413791/china-pressuring-spain-on-human-rights-case-tibetan-monk/

Media (媒体)

本年度“新闻自由排行榜”出炉 (RSF publishes press freedom ranking, China ranks 175 out of 180)
Deutsche Welle, February 12, 2014
dw.de/p/1B7CW

See report:
2014 World Press Freedom Index
Reporters Without Borders, February 11, 2014
rsf.org/index2014/en-asia.php

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Chinese villagers attack polluting factory, police
Associated Press, February 12, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-villagers-attack-poll>uting-factory-police/2014/02/12/7dcf61d6-93ca-11e3-9e13-770265cf4962_story.html

Rule of Law (法治)

中央政法委首次公布系统内10案例 (Central Political-Legal Commission makes first disclosure of cases of law violations by judicial and law enforcement officials)
Beijing News, February 12, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-02/12/content_494370.htm?div=-1

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China to spend extra $10 billion in restive Xinjiang this year
Reuters, February 12, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/12/us-china-xinjiang-idUSBREA1B0HC20140212