Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Environment (环境)

The price of pollution
News China, June 2014 Issue
www.newschinamag.com/magazine/the-price-of-pollution#id:1736#date:17:28

Hukou (户口)

Abandoned baby gets ID papers after 13-year fight
Shanghai Daily, May 29, 2014
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/metro/society/Abandoned-baby-gets-ID-papers-after-13year-fight/shdaily.shtml

Related:
Abandoned as a baby, African-Chinese boy gets ID papers after 13 year fight
Shanghaiist, June 2, 2014
http://shanghaiist.com/2014/06/02/african-chinesee-boy-gets-hukou.php

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

滕彪:中国大举刑拘非只维稳实为清洗 (Mass detention is not just stability maintenance, but a purge, says rights lawyer Teng Biao)
Radio France International, June 1, 2014
http://rfi.my/1mNIB7h

June Fourth (六四)

Chinese army still haunted by the ghosts of Tiananmen Square
The Telegraph, June 3, 2014
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10871334/Chinese-army-still-haunted-by-the-ghosts-of-Tiananmen-Square.html

Tiananmen crackdown shaped China's iron-fisted approach to dissent
六四事件塑造了中国对异见的铁腕政策
The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2014
EN: http://online.wsj.com/articles/tiananmen-crackdown-in-beijing-shaped-chinas-iron-fisted-approach-to-dissent-1401750781
CH: http://cn.wsj.com/gb/20140603/bch111321.asp?source=rss

The truth about the Tiananmen Square massacre
The Telegraph, June 2, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/10862408/The-truth-about-the-Tiananmen-Square-massacre.html

Related:
Through video, Tiananmen Mothers speak out on 25th anniversary of June Fourth
天安门母亲发布视频纪念六四25周年
Human Rights in China, May 30, 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/press-release/through-video-tiananmen-mothers-speak-out-25th-anniversary-june-fourth
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/xin-wen-fa-bu/tian-men-mu-qin-fa-bu-shi-pin-ji-nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian

Resources on the Tiananmen Square protests: 25 years later
ChinaFile, May 31, 2014
www.chinafile.com/Resources-Tiananmen-Square-Protests-25-Years-Later

Detentions and Crackdown
澳洲华裔艺术家郭建在中国被警方带走 (Chinese-Australian artist taken by police after giving interview on June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 2, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140602_64_guojian.shtml

Related:
Artist Guo Jian detained in latest Tiananmen clampdown
Financial Times, June 2, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/70078330-ea32-11e3-8dde-00144feabdc0.html

Chinese authorities detain ex-key aide to former Premier
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detention-06022014181317.html

How a private commemoration of the Tiananmen protests riled Chinese police
Reuters, May 31, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/01/us-china-tiananmen-idUSKBN0EC0YS20140601

Chinese rights lawyers sign aid pledge amid growing crackdown
中国迫害维权律师变本加厉 众律师签互助意向书彼此守望
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/lawyers-06022014104818.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-06022014111745.html

Miao Deshun: China's last Tiananmen prisoner?
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 2, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-27659475

China steps up online controls, detains netizen ahead of June 4
广东维权青年张坤乐举办网上“六四”征文被刑拘
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/censorship-06022014153217.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-06022014111651.html

中国各地警方六四期间加紧打压维权人士 (Police all over China intensify crackdown on human rights defenders)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-06022014112111.html

China defends crackdown ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
Voice of America, June 3, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-cracks-down-on-critics-ahead-of-tiananmen-anniversary/1928154.html

RFA独家:高瑜家属获准往看守所送衣服但律师仍不能介入 北京公安六四专车送天安门难属去墓地祭奠 (Gao Yu’s family visits her in jail, Beijing police will provide special car to take June Fourth victims’ families to graves)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-06022014111617.html

Related:
Restrictions, detentions, and disappearances before June 4, 2014
2014年六四25周年纪念日前被限制自由、拘留和失踪者名单
Human Rights in China, May 2014
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/restrictions-detentions-and-disappearances-june-4-2014
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/2014nian-liu-si-25zhou-nian-ji-nian-ri-qian-bei-xian-zhi-zi-you-ju-liu-he-shi-zong-zhe-ming-dan

June Fourth Related Events
Hong Kong protesters march ahead of Tiananmen anniversary
CNN, June 1, 2014
http://edition.cnn.com/2014/06/01/world/asia/hong-kong-tiananmen-rally/index.html?eref=edition

美国首都华盛顿各界举办纪念六四25周年悼念活动 (June Fourth commemoration held in Washington DC)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/jz-06022014111925.html

瑞典笔会、德国大赦国际等人权团体在三号、四号举办纪念六四大型活动 (Swedish PEN, German Amnesty International and other human rights groups hold June Fourth commemorative events on June 3, 4)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/gr-06032014110611.html

台湾公民团体举办六四纪念活动 (Taiwan citizens group holds June Fourth commemorative event)
Radio Free Asia, June 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/al1-06032014102351.html

Related:
Tiananmen protest leaders, in US, blast China ahead of anniversary
Agence France-Presse, June 2, 2014
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/tiananmen-protest-leaders-us-blast-china-ahead-anniversary-201638832.html

“六四”幸存者发布“25周年重聚宣言” (June Fourth survivors issue “reunion declaration” on 25th anniversary)
Radio Free Asia, June 2, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/vt-06022014112004.html

中国大陆艺术家纪念六四作品集在港出版 (Collection of June Fourth commemorative artworks by mainland artists published in HK)
Voice of America, June 2, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/painting-photography-20140602/1927656.html

For more June Fourth related events:
June Fourth 25th anniversary related activities
六四25周年相关活动
Human Rights in China, Updated May 28, 2014
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/june-fourth-overview
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/liu-si-gai-shu

Reflections
Voices from Tiananmen
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2014
http://multimedia.scmp.com/tiananmen/

Tiananmen Square: the long shadow
Financial Times, June 1, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/4f970144-e658-11e3-9a20-00144feabdc0.html#axzz33VTv5Luz

六四25周年:黎安友谈历史记忆的心结 (Tiananmen at 25: Andrew Nathan discusses the preoccupation of historical memory)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/indepth/2014/06/140531_64_ivandrewnathan.shtml

Thrilling, then horrible: journalist recounts covering Tiananmen Square protests
The Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/03/thrilling-then-horrible-journalist-recounts-covering-tiananmen/?mod=WSJBlog

六四25周年:期盼平反 未圆的中国梦 (Tiananmen at 25: waiting for rehabilitation, the unjust Chinese dream)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140603_jiwei_64_rehabilitate.shtml

Tiananmen Square anniversary: “I served 17 years for arson”
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27664124

For one soldier at Tiananmen, a day “never forgotten”
National Public Radio, June 2, 2014
www.npr.org/blogs/parallels/2014/06/02/317996805/for-one-soldier-at-tiananmen-a-day-never-forgotten?sc=tw

美武官忆“六四”: 拦军车的村民很爱国 (US military attache: citizens who blocked PLA vehicles in 1989 were true patriots)
Voice of America, June 2, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/wortzel-on-tiananmen-20140602/1927927.html

I'm scared to discuss Tiananmen, and the Internet is partly to blame
Foreign Policy, June 2, 2014
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2014/06/02/im_scared_to_discuss_tiananmen_and_internet_partly_to_blame

How CBS scooped the world on the Tiananmen Square story
The Washington Post, May 30, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/how-cbs-scooped-the-world-on-the-tiananmen-square-story/2014/05/29/a20a9e84-bfef-11e3-b195-dd0c1174052c_story.html

“You won’t get near Tiananmen!”:Hu Jia on the continuing crackdown
New York Review of Books, June 2, 2014
http://www.nybooks.com/blogs/nyrblog/2014/jun/02/you-wont-get-near-tiananmen-square-talk-hu-jia/

Reporter's notebook: Tiananmen Square reflections
Voice of America, June 2, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/tiananmen-square-reflections-/1927655.html

Rule of Law (法治)

地方法院 “护短” 冤案追责难 (Local courts' tendency for cover-up makes accountability for wrongful convictions difficult)
Beijing News, June 3, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/06/03/319200.html

黄海波案能否撬动收容教育制度 (Celebrity prostitution case rekindles calls for abolishing the "Custody and Education" detention system)
Dahebao, June 3, 2014
newpaper.dahe.cn/dhb/html/2014-06/03/content_1086529.htm?div=-1

Society (社会)

China detains five “cult members” for McDonald’s murder
Bloomberg News, June 3, 2014
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-03/china-police-detain-five-cult-members-for-murder-in-mcdonald-s.html

Opinion (观点)

Rule of law key to tackling corruption in China
South China Morning Post, June 3, 2014
www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1524040/rule-law-key-tackling-corruption-china