Thursday, November 20, 2014

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

世界互联网大会将在中国召开 人权组织批评 (Human rights organizations criticize China’s hosting of World Internet Conference)
Radio Free China, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/nu-11182014102442.html

世界互联网大会开幕 习近平谈网络秩序 (Xi Jinping gives keynote speech at World Internet Conference on Internet order)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141119_china_internet_opening

中国乌镇互联网大会全面解禁境外网站 (China unblocks websites for attendees at World Internet Conference)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141119_2014_world_internet_conference

Corruption (腐败)

周永康干预四川“政治生态和经济秩序”(Zhou Yongkang disrupted Sichuan’s “political ecology and economic order")
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 18, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/11/141118_sichuan_zhouyongkang

Education (教育)

官媒批高校教师:说中国坏话 (Chinese official media slam university lecturers for badmouthing China)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-11182014102556.html

黑龙江8000教师集体罢课抗议政府克扣补贴 (8,000 Heilongjiang teachers go on strike to protest subsidies being withheld by gov’t)
Radio Free Asia, November 18, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-11182014101142.html

Related: Schools close in Heilongjiang as over 8,000 teachers go on strike
Shanghaiist, November 18, 2014
http://shanghaiist.com/2014/11/19/8000-heilongjiang-teachers-go-on-strike.php

Hong Kong (香港)

香港抗议者在立法会外与警察冲突 (Hong Kong protesters clash with police outside Legislative Council)
Voice of America, November 19, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hongkong-protest-20141119/2525762.html

Related: Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders condemn parliament clashes
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30117856

Six arrested after masked crowds smash Legco glass doors, clash with police
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1643535/violent-clashes-between-protesters-police-masked-crowds-attempt-legco

International Human Rights (国际人权)

中方:反对将人权问题政治化和借人权问题向别国施压 (China on UN resolution on North Korea: oppose politicization human rights issues and using them to pressure other countries)
China News, November 19, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/11-19/6794256.shtml

Related: UN votes against North Korea on human rights
CNN, November 18, 2014
http://www.cnn.com/2014/11/18/world/asia/un-north-korea-vote/index.html

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中国将取消核准99%境外投资项目 (China to rescind approval of 99% of foreign investment projects)
South China Morning Post, November 19, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/42715/zhong-guo-jiang-qu-xiao-he-zhun-99jing-wai-tou-zi-xiang-mu

Society (社会)

我国流动人口2.45亿 (China has a migrant population of 245 million)
People’s Daily, November 19, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1119/c1001-26049933.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Urumqi High Court to rule on jailed Uyghur scholar's appeal behind closed doors
Radio Free Asia, November 19, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/appeal-11192014103341.html