Monday, April 28, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

内蒙古官方回应“活埋流浪狗”:将出台犬类管理办法 (Public outrage over reports of dogs buried alive has Inner Mongolian gov't on the defensive)
Beijing News, April 27, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/04/27/314735.html

Related:
Claims 100 stray dogs buried alive in China probed
Agence France-Presse, April 27, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/23011368/claims-100-stray-dogs-buried-alive-in-china-probed/

Corruption (腐败)

Why Chinese people doubt the anti-corruption campaign
The Diplomat, April 26, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/04/why-chinese-people-doubt-the-anti-corruption-campaign/

Cyber security (网络安全)

Chinese spies read Australian MPs’ emails for a year-report
Reuters, April 28, 2014
uk.reuters.com/article/2014/04/28/uk-australia-chinahacking-idUKBREA3R00520140428

Environment (环境)

Will China's new environmental protection law make a difference?
The Diplomat, April 25, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/04/will-chinas-new-environmental-protection-law-make-a-difference/

Information Control (信息控制)

多部热门美国电视剧从中国视频网站下架 (Popular American TV dramas removed from Chinese video streaming sites)
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 27, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/04/140427_china_american_tv.shtml

“Big Bang Theory,” “The Good Wife”: too hot for the Chinese web
The Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/04/28/big-bang-theory-the-good-wife-too-hot-for-the-chinese-web/?mod=chinablog

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

On a trip that avoids Beijing, Obama keeps his eye on China
奥巴马亚洲行不到中国却不忘中国
The New York Times, April 27, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/world/20140427/c28prexy/dual/

June Fourth (六四)

People’s Daily editorial fanned flames of 1989 protest
一篇黨報社論改變天安門運動的歷史軌跡
The New York Times, April 26, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140426/c26tiananmen/dual/

六四永久文物纪念馆开幕 天安门母亲赞力证屠杀惨案 (Permanent June Fourth museum opens in Hong Kong)
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-04262014110410.html

Related:
Tiananmen Square protest museum opens in Hong Kong
British Broadcasting Corporation, April 26, 2014
www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27172041

For more information on June Fourth, see:
June Fourth at 25: resisting enforced amnesia, building a just future
纪念六四25周年:抵制强迫失忆,建设公正的未来
Human Rights in China, April 10, 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/june-fourth-25-resisting-enforced-amnesia-building-just-future
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/zhong-guo-ren-quan-jian-xun/ji-nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian-di-zhi-qiang-po-shi-yi-jian

Labor (劳工)

裕元:大部分工人返回工作岗位 (Most shoe factory workers return to work after strike)
Deutsche Welle, April 26, 2014
dw.de/p/1Boxc

Related:
Strike at Chinese shoe factory ends partially
Associated Press, April 26, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/strike-at-chinese-shoe-factory-ends-partially/2014/04/26/094f7aca-cd2d-11e3-b81a-6fff56bc591e_story.html

Pressure from the local authorities forces many Yue Yuen strikers back to work
China Labour Bulletin, April 25, 2014
www.clb.org.hk/en/content/pressure-local-authorities-forces-many-yue-yuen-strikers-back-work

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

访民联合国开发署外被殴至脑出血 400人集会抗议19人被捕 (Hundreds protest brutal beating of petitioner outside UNDP office in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, April 27, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-04272014104941.html

Refugees and Asylum Seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

A smuggler of immigrants dies in prison, but is praised in Chinatown
The New York Times, April 27, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/28/nyregion/cheng-chui-ping-a-smuggler-of-immigrants-dies-in-prison-but-is-praised-in-chinatown.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

Religion (宗教)

US lawmaker urges China to expand religious freedoms
Agence France-Presse, April 27, 2014
news.yahoo.com/us-lawmaker-urges-china-expand-religious-freedoms-072804822.html

浙强拆教堂十字架 三江教堂守护告急 (Church in Zhejiang faces imminent demolition)
Voice of America, April 27, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/sanjiang-church-20140427/1902040.html

Women (妇女)

Women go topless for equal rights
广州女生裸身抗议性别歧视
The New York Times, April 25, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140425/c25topless/dual/

Related:
2013中国的12个女权时刻——年度公开创新行动回顾
12 moments in China’s women’s rights movement in 2013: a review of the year’s innovative public actions
Women’s Network, January 16, 2014 (Translation by China Development Brief, April 8, 2014)
CH: http://run.gmw.cn/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=1175903
EN: http://www.chinadevelopmentbrief.cn/?p=3457

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

新疆有地区奖励举报 “涉稳情报” (Xinjiang county offers cash rewards for “stability”-related information)
Voice of America, April 26, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/china-xinjiang-cash-for-info-20140426/1901818.html

Opinion (观点)

New York Times strikes a blow to China’s efforts at censorship
The Washington Post, April 26, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/new-york-times-strikes-a-blow-to-chinas-efforts-at-censorship/2014/04/25/83abf910-cbc0-11e3-95f7-7ecdde72d2ea_story.html