Thursday, February 13, 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

Microsoft's Bing accused of Chinese-language censorship
Agence France-Presse, February 12, 2014

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

See report:
Journalists in Hong Kong and Taiwan battle Beijing's influence
Committee to Protect Journalists, February 12, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China to crack down on fake data "corruption": statistics chief
Reuters, February 12, 2014

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中国/20140212-西班牙执政党出于中国压力准备修改涉外人权法

China pressuring Spain on human rights case: Tibetan monk
Agence France-Presse, February 12, 2014

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

See report:
2014 World Press Freedom Index
Reporters Without Borders, February 11, 2014

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

Chinese villagers attack polluting factory, police
Associated Press, February 12, 2014>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

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China to spend extra $10 billion in restive Xinjiang this year
Reuters, February 12, 2014