Thursday, May 08, 2014

Counterterrorism (反恐)

Changing tactics: a series of attacks at railway stations poses a new threat to security
The Economist, May 10, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21601888-series-attacks-railway-stations-poses-new-threat-security-changing-tactics

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

大陸90後 網上聲援浦志強 (Mainland Post-‘90 generation shows support for Pu Zhiqiang online)
The House News, May 8, 2014
http://thehousenews.com/politics/大陸90後-網上聲援浦志強/

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong publisher’s prison sentence is called a political vendetta
批评者称重判香港书商是政治报复
The New York Times, May 7, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140508/c08publisher/dual/

China jails elderly Hong Kong publisher For 10 years
Radio Free Asia, May 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/publisher-05072014152027.html

International Human Rights (国际人权)

联合国将就中国履行国际公约情况进行第二次审议 (ESCR committee reviews China’s implementation of its obligations under int’l covenant for second time)
Radio Free Asia, May 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/nu-05072014105431.html

International Relations (国际关系)

李克强承诺无条件支持非洲发展 (Li Keqiang promises unconditional support for Africa's development)
Deutsche Welle, May 8, 2014
http://dw.de/p/1Bvuh

June Fourth (六四)

丁子霖談六四訴求 「與習反腐一致」 (Ding Zilin: June 4 requests are in line with Xi’s anti-corruption campaign)
Ming Pao, May 8, 2014
http://news.mingpao.com/20140508/caa5.htm

中国拘留两名媒体人士
Media Personalities Detained in China
The Wall Street Journal , May 8, 2014
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140508/bch143629.asp
EN: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304655304579548841844855858

China journalist Gao Yu detained in Tiananmen lead-up
中国资深媒体人高瑜被刑事拘留
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 8, 2014
EN: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27321241
CH: http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/05/140508_beijing_gaoyu_arrest.shtml

涉嫌为境外非法提供国家秘密罪 高瑜被北京警方刑事拘留 (Gao Yu criminally detained by Beijing Police on suspicion of illegally revealing state secrets to overseas media)
Xinhua, May 8, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-05/08/c_126474052.htm

Related:
China escalates persecution before 25th anniversary of June Fourth
六四25周年前夕当局加强打压
Human Rights in China, May 8, 2014
EN:http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/press-release/china-escalates-persecution-25th-anniversary-june-fourth
CH:http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/xin-wen-fa-bu/liu-si-25zhou-nian-qian-xi-dang-ju-jia-qiang-da-ya
U.S. calls on China to free Tiananmen anniversary activists
美呼吁中国立刻释放被拘人权律师浦志强
Voice of America, May 7, 2014
EN:http://www.voanews.com/content/us-calls-on-china-to-free-tiananmen-anniversary-activists/1910021.html
CH:http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-china-activists-20140508/1910286.html

See statement:
Daily Press Briefing
U.S. Department of State, May 7, 2014
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2014/05/225721.htm

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变 性人和两性人)

Group established in Taipei to lobby for greater LGBT rights
The China Post, May 1, 2014
http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2014/05/08/407189/Group-established.htm

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

研究报告:中国仍是“基本不自由”经济 (Research report: China still does not have a free market economy)
Voice of America, May 8, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/enconomic-freedom-china-20140508/1910194.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

杭州两万民众抗建垃圾焚烧场 四村委会成员集体辞职 (Twenty thousand protest construction of incineration plant, 4 village committee members resign)
Radio Free Asia, May 8, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/ql1-05082014100244.html

Religion (宗教)

温州查封家庭教会 浙江打压基督教升级 (Wenzhou cracks down on family churches, Zhejiang intensifies suppression of Christians)
Radio Free Asia, May 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/xql-05072014105234.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Police in deadly confrontation in restive Chinese region
The New York Times, May 7, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/09/world/asia/xinjiang-violence.html

"Terrorism" in China linked to hardline policy on dissent: analysts
Radio Free Asia, May 7, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/terrorism-05072014104541.html

Opinion (观点)

Families and associates of China's corrupt officials must not escape scrutiny
South China Morning Post, May 8, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1506509/families-and-associates-chinas-corrupt-officials-must-not