Friday, January 09, 2015

Children (儿童)

County official tied to high school prostitution ring
The South China Morning Post, January 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1677738/legislator-tied-high-school-prostitution-ring

Corruption (腐败)

Chinese Communist Party officials in hot water over their luxury wardrobes
The Telegraph, January 8, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11333720/Chinese-Communist-Party-officials-in-hot-water-over-their-luxury-wardrobes.html

Chinese official is removed from post, and again, salacious details Flow
中国官员落马,总与桃色新闻相伴
The New York Times, January 9, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150109/c09official/dual/

Freedom of Association and Assembly (结社自由、集会自由)

驻北京外国记者声援法国受警方干预 (Police interferes Beijing-based foreign journalists’ gathering to support France after terrorist attack)
Voice of America, January 9, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/france-gun-shooting-20150109/2591575.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing supervision needed for HK education chief: Chen Zuoer
Hong Kong Economic Journal, January 9, 2015
http://www.ejinsight.com/20150109-beijing-supervision-needed-for-hk-education-chief-chen-zuoer/

"Report for arrest”, police tell Occupy leaders Benny Tai, Chan Kin-man and Chu Yiu-ming
The South China Morning Post, January 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1677969/occupy-leaders-benny-tai-chan-kin-man-and-chu-yiu-ming-ordered-report

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Chinese rights lawyer's phone calls limited under house arrest
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/gao-zhisheng-house-arrest-01082015160550.html

北京律师余文生代理声援占中者案被抓迄今未能会见律师 (Beijing lawyer Yu Wensheng detained for representing Occupy Central supporters, denied meeting with lawyer)
Radio France Internationale, January 9, 2015
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20150109-北京律师余文生代理声援占中者案被抓迄今未能会见律师

“中国人权捍卫者面临严冬”(“Human rights defenders in China face harsh winter”)
Deutsche Welle, January 8, 2015
http://www.dw.de/中国人权捍卫者面临严冬/a-18180329?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Related:
Harsh climate for human rights defenders in China: 2014 in photos
中国大陆人权捍卫者面临严冬:2014年图像回顾
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, December 24, 2014
http://chrdnet.com/2014/12/harsh-climat-for-human-rights-defenders-in-china:2014-in-photos-中国大陆人权捍卫者面临严冬:-2/

中国以危害国家安全罪名迫害异见人士 (China persecutes dissidents for “endangering domestic security”)
Radio Free Asia, January 8, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hc-01082015103817.html

Internet (互联网)

Netizen report: China adds yet another layer of control to the internet
Slate, January 8, 2014
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/01/08/netizen_report_china_adds_yet_another_layer_of_control_to_the_internet.html?wpisrc=burger_bar

State Security (国家安全)

China steps up political arrests, prosecutions
The Nation, January 9, 2015
http://nation.com.pk/international/09-Jan-2015/china-steps-up-political-arrests-prosecutions

Related:
State security indictments, cult trials up in Xi Jinping's 2013
Dui Hua, January 7, 2014
http://www.duihuahrjournal.org/2015/01/state-security-indictments-cult-trials.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China uses long-range intimidation of U.S. reporter to suppress Xinjiang coverage
The Washington Post, January 8, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/china-uses-long-range-intimidation-of-us-reporter-to-suppress-xinjiang-coverage/2015/01/08/1098c8ab-6a12-449d-87f4-8654e2f4c5ab_story.html

China punishes 17 officials after Xinjiang attack
Reuters, January 8, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/09/us-china-xinjiang-idUSKBN0KI0BC20150109

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

上海外滩事件很可能改变中共的权力格局 (Shanghai stampede might shift CPC’s power structure)
Radio France Internationale, January 8, 2015
http://www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20150108-上海外滩事件很可能改变中共的权力格局