Monday, September 15, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

After dog rescues, activists left with a daunting task
有爱心缺资源,中国式民间动物保护的尴尬
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15dogs/dual/

Corruption (腐败)

Suicide cases across China tied to drive against graft
反腐运动导致中国官员自杀率上升?
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15suicide/dual/

Hong Kong (香港)

Half of Hongkongers say lawmakers should veto Beijing's electoral reform plan
The South China Morning Post, September 15, 2014, Date
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1592694/48-cent-hongkongers-poll-back-veto-beijings-reform-plan
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/37855/nan-zao-diao-cha-jin-ban-shou-fang-zhe-ji-li-fa-hui-fou-jue-zheng-gai-fang

Thousands of activists stage 'black cloth' march in Hong Kong
Reuters, September 14, 2014, Date
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/14/us-hongkong-china-democracy-protests-idUSKBN0H907T20140914

See photo’s from the march
Human Rights in China, September 14, 2014
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152810106251414.1073741842.94042326413&type=1

International Relations (国际关系)

近半数中国富人仍希望移居欧美 (Nearly half of China's rich still want to relocate to Europe and America)
The Financial Times, September 15, 2014
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001058196

Information Control (信息控制)

Foreign journalists in China see decline in reporting conditions
外国驻华记者工作环境日趋艰难
The New York Times, September 15, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20140915/c15journalists/dual/

內地81歲作家鐵流因尋釁滋事罪被刑事拘留 (Tie Liu, 81-year-old mainland writer administratively detained for “picking quarrels”)
Radio Television Hong Kong, September 15, 2014
http://rthk.hk/mobile/news/20140915/1037167.htm

21世纪网被吊销所有网站资质 (21cbh.com is stripped of all website operational qualification)
Beijing Morning Post, September 13, 2014
http://www.morningpost.com.cn/2014/0913/80950.shtml

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

中国人权律师团成立一周年成员增至225人 (Lawyers Group to Protect Human Rights in China at 1 year mark, with 225 members)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql2-09132014120710.html

Uygur scholar Ilham Tohti to go on trial for separatism this week, says lawyer
The South China Morning Post, September 13, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1591636/uygur-scholar-ilham-tohti-go-trial-separatism-week-says-lawyer

Labor (劳工)

China’s workers are turning from analogue slaves into digital rebels
The Guardian, September 14, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/14/china-analogue-slaves-digital-rebellion

中国女大学生上法院告雇主“只招男生”(Chinese female university student sues Xindongfang Culinary School for employment discrimination)
Voice of America, September 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/employment-discrimination-china-20140914/2449200.html

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

恐污染水源 促停建垃圾焚燒場 惠州3萬人上街 守護東江水 (30,000 people protestin Huizhou to protect Dong river from pollution)
Apple Daily Hong Kong, September 14, 2014
http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/international/art/20140914/18865514

反焚化爐示威 警限3日自首 (Police give anti-incinerator protesters 3 days to surrender)
Mingpao, September 15, 2014
http://news1.mingpao.com/20140915/cca1h.htm

Rule of Law (法治)

A Major Setback to the Rule of Law in China
The Diplomat, September 15, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/09/a-major-setback-to-the-rule-of-law-in-china/

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾前高官称应放弃南中国海主张 (Taiwan's former high official says DPP should consider abandoning South China Sea claims)
Voice of America, September 15, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/taiwan-20140913/2449107.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

China’s human rights abuses demand a tougher U.S. approach
The Washington Post, September 14, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-human-rights-abuses-demand-a-tougher-approach/2014/09/14/e8dc0d22-3a90-11e4-9c9f-ebb47272e40e_story.html