Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

China demotes 1,000 officials with family abroad in graft fight
Reuters, December 15, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/12/15/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0JT1B620141215?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

China official admits huge jade bribes
Bangkok Post, December 16, 2014
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/450171/china-official-admits-huge-jade-bribes

Related:
安徽前副省长倪发科出庭受审 (Former vice governor of Anhui to stand trial in connection with accepting bribes)
Deutsche Welle, December 16, 2014
http://bit.ly/1sAEIdV

Death penalty (死刑)

内蒙男青年枪决18年后洗刷罪名 (Inner Mongolian court exonerates teenager executed for murder)
The New York Times, December 16, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141216/c16teenager/

Hong Kong (香港)

Three months of protests end quietly in Hong Kong
“占中”落幕,被捕者等待法律裁决
The New York Times, December 16, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141216/c16hongkong/dual

Hong Kong rights groups set up database on Occupy police violence complaints
South China Morning Post, December 16, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1663355/hong-kong-rights-groups-set-database-occupy-police-violence

Hong Kong’s protests are over, but the fight over free speech has just begun
Quartz, December 16, 2014
http://qz.com/311287/hong-kongs-protests-are-over-but-the-fight-over-free-speech-has-just-begun/

Media (媒体)

无国界记者:中国囚禁记者人数全球最多(Reporters Without Borders: China imprisons most reporters worldwide)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 16, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2014/12/141216_journalists_prisoned

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China is said to have freed jailed Uighur Linguist
中国提前释放获刑维族语言学家
The New York Times, December 16, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20141216/c16xinjiang/dual/

China's anti-ISIL rhetoric aims to globalize Uighur crackdown, say experts
Al Jazeera, December 15, 2014
http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/12/15/china-isil-uighur.html

Three hurt in knife attack in China's Xinjiang
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 16, 2016
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-30490727

Opinion (观点)

Post Occupy, will the government speak for the Hong Kong people
South China Morning Post, December 15, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1662934/post-occupy-will-government-speak-hong-kong-people