Monday, March 09, 2015

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

Chinese MH370 relatives mark anniversary under police gaze
Business Insider, March 8, 2015
http://www.businessinsider.com/afp-chinese-mh370-relatives-mark-anniversary-under-police-gaze-2015-3

Civil Society (民间社会)

China cracks down on foreign nonprofits
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/china-cracks-down-on-foreign-nonprofits-1425694223

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong book giant in censorship row after returning titles to “pro-democracy” publisher
The South China Morning Post, March 8, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1732853/beijing-criticised-publication-new-series-anti-occupy-books

Related:
Our next generation is totally different: Interview with Carmen Kwong
Human Right in China, November 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=do1Cam8_zfA

China not backing down from Hong Kong election decision
Voice of America, March 8, 2015
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-not-backing-down-from-hong-kong-election-decision/2671956.html

Information Control (信息控制)

China vows to be open about environment as viral film is erased
The Telegraph, March 7, 2015
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/11456937/China-vows-to-be-open-about-environment-as-viral-film-is-erased.html

Law (法律)

Cybersecurity law a priority this year: top official
The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2015
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2015/03/08/cybersecurity-law-a-priority-this-year-top-official/?mod=WSJBlog

Law could mean official recognition of domestic violence in China's courts, activists say
The South China Morning Post, March 9, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1732870/law-could-lead-domestic-violence-regonised-chinas-courts-activists-say

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变 性人和两性人)

Sex expert’s secret is out, and China’s open to It
The New York Times, March 6, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/07/world/asia/chinese-advocate-of-sexuality-opens-door-into-her-own-private-life.html

Population (人口)

中国内地富豪数位列世界第五 移民数居首位 (Mainland China ranks 5th in world in number of millionaires and 1st in emigration)
Guangming Online, March 8, 2015
http://economy.gmw.cn/2015-03/08/content_15030090.htm

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan woman burns herself to death in protest over Chinese policies
Radio Free Asia, March 7, 2015
EN:http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/tibet-norchuk-03072015143653.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-03082015150432.html

Women (妇女)

China holds five activists participating in rights event
The New York Times, March 8, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/09/world/asia/china-detains-womens-rights-activists-in-several-cities.html?_r=0

Related:
妇女节前夕中国女权主义者被拘留 (Chinese feminists detained before Women’s Day)
Financial Times, March 9, 2015
http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001060935

马英九出席台湾妇女节联谊茶会 称赞女性一样能捍卫国家 (In Taiwan Women’s Day conference, Ma Ying-jeou says women can protect a nation)
Radio Free Asia, March 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/hx-03062015114541.html

一步一腳印爭取香港婦女勞工權益 (One step at a time for Hong Kong women’s labor rights)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 6, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/03/150306_view_hk_women

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

China city boss warns against Islamic head coverings in Xinjiang
Reuters, March 7, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/07/us-china-parliament-xinjiang-idUSKBN0M30G920150307

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

The coming Chinese crackup
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2015
http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-coming-chinese-crack-up-1425659198

Chen Guangcheng recounts his life fighting injustice and brutality in China
The Washington Post, March 6, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/a-blind-lawyers-battle-against-an-abusive-chinese-dictatorship/2015/03/06/4ac546d4-b6ce-11e4-9423-f3d0a1ec335c_story.html