Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Animal Welfare and Rights (动物福利和权利)

China ivory craze kills 100,000 elephants
CNN, December 9, 2014
http://money.cnn.com/2014/12/09/news/china-ivory-elephant/

Corruption (腐败)

Liu Tienan: Top Chinese economist jailed over bribery
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30408032

Environment (环境)

环境组织曝光中国最大污染企业 (Environmental organization exposes China’s highest-polluting company)
Voice of America, December 10, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/chinas-biggest-polluting-20141210/2552986.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong protesters steadfast in final hours before police clearance
Reuters, December 9, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/10/us-hongkong-china-idUSKBN0JN02520141210

Hong Kong protesters say “We'll be back” as police swoop looms
Channel News Asia, December 10, 2014
http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/hong-kong-protesters-say/1522276.html

Mapping out the protest sites for history
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1659236/mapping-out-protest-sites-history

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

被中国关押异议人士女儿获美国庇护 (Daughters of detained dissident Zhang Lin receive political asylum in U.S.)
Voice of America, December 10, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/rdr-daughter-of-chinese-jailed-20141210/2552956.html

International Human Rights (国际人权)

国际人权日:中国官媒噤声 网友讨论热烈 (On International Human Rights Day, Chinese official media silent, netizens in heated discussion)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/12/141210_china_rights_internet

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

The myth of “Chinese Wisdom”
The Diplomat, December 10, 2014
http://thediplomat.com/2014/12/the-myth-of-chinese-wisdom/

Rule of Law (法治)

内媒:最高法拟规定疲劳审讯所得证据非法 (Mainland media: China’s Supreme People’s Court to criminalize evidence obtained by interrogation inducing exhaustion)
South China Morning Post, December 8, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/43958/nei-mei-zui-gao-fa-ni-gui-ding-pi-lao-shen-xun-suo-de-zheng-ju-fei-fa

Tibet (西藏)

藏族村民因强制投票与官员起冲突 (Forced to vote for government-supported candidates, Tibetan villagers clash with officials)
Voice of America, December 10, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/tibet-20141210/2553147.html

Torture (酷刑)

China on U.S. Senate Torture Report: “American needs to clean up its own human rights issues”
International Business Times, December 10, 2014
http://www.ibtimes.com/china-us-senate-torture-report-america-needs-clean-its-own-human-rights-issues-1745339