Friday, June 06, 2014

Cybersecurity (网络安全)

The impending "peaceful war" between China and America over cyberspying
The Huffington Post, June 5, 2014
www.huffingtonpost.com/patrick-mendis/china-america-cyberspying_b_5435962.html

Related:
中美网络安全拉锯战(China and U.S. in a seesaw battle on cyber security)
Financial Times, June5, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056545

Hong Kong (香港)

香港最大贪污案开审 许仕仁被控收秘款2800万港币 (Major corruption trial involving former senior HK officials opens)
China News, June 6, 2014
www.chinanews.com/ga/2014/06-06/6250509.shtml

Information Control (信息控制)

Web editor detained over photo linking Mao to fringe sect
发图称毛泽东为全能神,搜狐编辑被拘
The New York Times, June 6, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140606/c06editor/dual/

China state media calls for 'severe punishment' for Google, Apple, U.S. tech firms
Reuters, June 4, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/04/us-china-usa-tech-idUSKBN0EF0CA20140604

June Fourth(六四)

【刘云会客室】分析联合国人权高级专员谈六四 (Analysis of UN rights chief's statement on June Fourth by HRIC senior program officer)
Radio Free Asia, June 5, 2014
www.rfa.org/cantonese/commentaries/talk-show-06052014113447.html?encoding=simplified

On Tiananmen anniversary, China’s military touts its strength
六四周年之际,官媒强调军队保障作用
The New York Times, June 5, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140605/c05anniversary/dual/

Chinese state media makes a rare admission that yes, something did happen on June 4, 1989
The Washington Post, June 5, 2014
www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2014/06/05/chinese-state-media-makes-a-rare-admission-that-yes-something-did-happen-on-june-4-1989/

Famed activist says China fears fresh "Tiananmen" protests
France24, June 4, 2014
www.france24.com/en/20140603-the-interview-chen-guangcheng-chinese-dissident-tiananmen/

Detention and Crackdown
澳籍华裔艺术家郭健将被北京驱逐出境(China to deport Chinese-Australian artist whose work commemorates victims of June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 6, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140605_china_australian_guojian.shtml

Related:
Australian says China to deport detained artist
Associated Press, June 6, 2014
www.heraldtribune.com/article/20140606/API/306069989

Lunch with the FT: Guo Jian
与FT共进午餐:郭健
Financial Times, June 5, 2014
EN: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/2/8f280a54-e5b5-11e3-a7f5-00144feabdc0.html#slide0
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056562

中国释放三名因参与六四研讨会被拘人士 (China releases three activists who attended private seminar on June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 5, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140605_three_activists_released.shtml

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

National Defense (国防)

China under-reported defense by 20 percent: Pentagon
Agence France-Presse, June 5, 2014
http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/China_under-reported_defense_by_20_percent_Pentagon_999.html

Related:
中国国防部指责美报告渲染中国军事威胁 (China rebukes Pentagon report over playing up Chinese military threat)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 6, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140605_china_us_report_reax.shtml

Political and Economic Reforms (政治经济改革)

China’s focus on growth goal risks reform delay, World Bank says
Bloomberg News, June 6, 2014
www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-06-06/china-s-focus-on-growth-goal-risks-reform-delay-world-bank-says.html

See World Bank statement:
China’s growth moderates with continued economic transformation
中国经济增长放缓经济转型继续
World Bank, June 6, 2014
EN: www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2014/06/06/china-growth-moderates-with-continued-economic-transformation
CH: www.shihang.org/zh/news/press-release/2014/06/06/china-growth-moderates-with-continued-economic-transformation

Refugees and Asylym-seekers (难民和庇护寻求者)

China offers $16M to Syrian refugees
International Business Times, June 5, 2014
www.ibtimes.com/china-offers-16m-syrian-refugees-1594916

Religion (宗教)

内蒙古东胜警方抓获15名“门徒会”邪教组织成员 (Inner Mongolia authorities apprehend 15 members of an "evil cult")
The Beijing News, June 6, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/06/06/319673.html

Tibet (西藏)

保护记者委员会欢迎顿珠旺青获释(Press freedom group welcomes release of Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen)
Voice of America, June 5, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/tibetan-filmmaker-release-20140605/1930784.html

See statement:
CPJ welcomes release of Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen in China
Committee to Protect Journalists, June 5, 2014
cpj.org/2014/06/cpj-welcomes-release-of-filmmaker-dhondup-wangchen.php

Dalai Lama in bid to revive Tibetan autonomy in China
Agence France-Presse, June 5, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/24161394/dalai-lama-in-bid-to-revive-tibetan-autonomy-in-china/

Opinion (观点)

Tiananmen Square, the turning point that wasn’t
天安门事件是一个未发生的历史转折点
The New York Times, June 5, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20140605/c05kristofqa/dual/

China's timely power play
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2014
online.wsj.com/articles/david-feith-chinas-timely-power-play-1401899894

中国周边外交政策言行不一(China's words are not matched by deeds on peripheral diplomacy)
Financial Times, June 6, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001056602

Counterterrorism (反恐)

China sentences nine to death for terrorism in Xinjiang
Reuters, June 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/05/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN0EG0PA20140605

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

张林之女致信中美领导人 呼吁中方释放父亲 (Daughter of detained dissident calls for his release)
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/vt-06042014105510.html

For more information on Zhang Lin, see:
Witnesses for Anhui rights defender Zhang Lin prevented from attending trial
安徽维权人士张林案开庭,证人被警方控制无法出庭
Human Rights in China, December 18, 2013
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/witnesses-anhui-rights-defender-zhang-lin-prevented-attending-trial
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/zhong-guo-ren-quan-jian-xun/hui-wei-quan-ren-shi-zhang-lin-kai-ting-zheng-ren-bei

Information Control (信息控制)

六四周年: 中国严控微博 封杀措施空前 (Online censorship reaches unprecedented scale on June Fourth anniversary)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_june_four_social_media_censorship.shtml

One legacy of Tiananmen: China’s 100 million surveillance cameras
The Wall Street Journal, June 5, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/06/05/one-legacy-of-tiananmen-chinas-100-million-surveillance-cameras/?mod=chinablog

LinkedIn is censoring posts about Tiananmen Square
Quartz, June 4, 2014
qz.com/216691/linkedin-is-censoring-posts-about-tiananmen-square-even-outside-mainland-china/

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

Tribunal orders China to respond to PHL’s complaint over sea row
GMA News, June 4, 2014
www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/364088/news/nation/tribunal-orders-china-to-respond-to-phl-s-complaint-over-sea-row

China rebuffs international court's request over sea dispute
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2014
online.wsj.com/articles/china-rebuffs-international-court-sea-dispute-request-1401885120

June Fourth (六四)

Obama makes rare mention of Tiananmen on 25th anniversary
The Huffington Post, June 4, 2014
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/06/03/obama-tiananmen_n_5441227.html

In North Korea, China's Tiananmen Square protests stirred hope for change
The Guardian, June 4, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/04/north-korea-china-tiananmen-square-protests

越南官媒发表文章纪念六四很快被删除 (Vietnamese state media publish articles on June Fourth anniversary, soon deleted)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_64_vietnam_press_censor.shtml

Statements on June Fourth

Baird statement on 25th anniversary of tiananmen Square
加拿大外长贝尔德关于天安门广场25周年的声明
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada, June 4, 2014
EN: http://www.international.gc.ca/media/aff/newscommuniques/2014/06/04a.aspx?lang=eng
CH: http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/china-chine/highlights-faits/2014/2014-06-tiananmen.aspx?lang=zh-CN

Statement by human rights commissioner strässer on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests
German Federal Foreign Office, June 3, 2014
http://www.auswaertiges-amt.de/EN/Infoservice/Presse/Meldungen/2014/140603-MRHH_Tiananmen.html?nn=479796

June Fourth Related Events

香港支联会称18万人出席“六四”烛光晚会(HK Alliance says up to 180,000 attended June Fourth candlelight vigil)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140604_64_alliance_hk_vigil.shtml

Huge Hong Kong vigil marks Tiananmen anniversary
The Telegraph, June 4, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/hongkong/10876446/Huge-Hong-Kong-vigil-marks-Tiananmen-anniversary.html

达赖喇嘛为六四遇难者祈祷并向西藏青年传法 流亡西藏团体纪念六四事件 (Dalai Lama holds prayer for June Fourth victims, exiled Tibetan groups commemorate victims of 1989 crackdown)
Radio Free Asia, June 4, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-06042014155709.html

世界各地举行六四纪念活动 (June Fourth anniversary activities held across the world)
Deutsche Welle, June 4, 2014
dw.de/p/1CBrE

Detention and Crackdown

China tightens security in Beijing on Tiananmen 25th anniversary
Al Jazeera, June 4, 2014
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/6/4/tiananmen-china-security.html

Chinese embassy official 'forcefully' shoves amnesty chief as she lays flowers in Tiananmen remembrance gesture
The Telegraph, June 4, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10875688/Chinese-embassy-official-forcefully-shoves-amnesty-chief-as-she-lays-flowers-in-Tiananmen-remembrance-gesture.html

Tiananmen? What Tiananmen? Beijing keeps lid on protests
USA Today, June 4, 2014
www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/06/04/tiananmen-anniversary/9946783/

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

Reflections

周锋锁:重返天安门既激动又担心 (It’s exciting and worrysome to return to Tiananmen Square, says democracy movement student leader)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 4, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/06/140605_inv_china_zhoufengsuo.shtml

Tiananmen’s most wanted
六四后21名被通缉学生领袖今何在?
New York Times, June 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/c04mostwanted/dual/

Q & A: Chen Guang on the soldiers who retook Tiananmen Square
老兵陈光忆六四,曾参加天安门清场
New York Times, June 3, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140603/c03chenguangqa/dual/

Opinion (观点)

备忘“六四” (A memo on "June Fourth")
The New York Times, June 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140604/cc04daiqing/

25 years later, Tiananmen Square still colors U.S.-China relations
天安门事件在25年后仍然致使美中关系失色
The Washington Post, June 4, 2014
EN: www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/tom-malinowski-25-years-later-tiananmen-square-still-colors-us-china-relations/2014/06/03/2d5ddcd2-ea69-11e3-93d2edd4be1f5d9e_story.html
CH: iipdigital.usembassy.gov/st/chinese/article/2014/06/20140604300778.html#ixzz33iqGP1BR

Tiananmen divided the workers of the world
Financial Times, June 4, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/1cbd4d8a-eb3c-11e3-bab6-00144feabdc0.html#axzz33mS2iyuD