Thursday, March 12, 2015

Children (儿童)

The father searching for his abducted son
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 11, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-31814295

Corruption (腐败)

China investigates former boss of Xinjiang's capital for suspected corruption
Reuters, March 11, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/11/us-china-corruption-xinjiang-idUSKBN0M711120150311

Hong Kong (香港)

Beijing pledges to adjust entry rules to Hong Kong after mainland tourist "saturation"
South China Morning Post, March 11, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1735088/beijing-plans-will-adjust-individual-traveller-scheme-better-suit

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Secret historians preserve past in China amid state amnesia
Associated Press, March 11, 2015
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_CHINA_PRESERVING_MEMORY?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Related:
“Records of Visits and Interviews with Families of June Fourth Victims”
Essays and videos: Stories of 17 victims of the 1989 Tiananmen crackdown
Written and filmed by the Tiananmen Mothers. Translated and edited by Human Rights in China, 2014
http://bit.ly/1eQGU4t

HRIC Documentary on June Fourth Victims: Portraits of Loss and the Quest for Justice
Filmed by the Tiananmen Mothers, produced by HRIC, 2009.
http://bit.ly/1ApPtwJ

International Relations (国际关系)

中國前外交官:中國有中國的理 (Ex-Chinese ambassador says China has her own reasons)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 12, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/trad/china/2015/03/150312_china_marine_disputes

Labor (劳工)

Striking Chinese workers “corralled" into factory amid dispute over benefits
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/dongguan-03112015144016.html

LGBTI (男女同性恋、双性恋、变性人和两性人)

Now viral in China: Tolerance
Foreign Policy, March 11, 2015
https://foreignpolicy.com/2015/03/11/now-viral-in-china-tolerance-lgbtq-coming-home-film/

Rule of Law (法治)

我国去年纠正12起重大冤假错案 多数与逼供有关 (Most of last year’s 12 important cases of miscarriage of justice involved extorted confessions)
People’s Daily, March 12, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0312/c1001-26678752.html

Related:
最高法院院长周强:冤假错案有错必纠 (Supreme People's Court President Zhou Qiang: Cases of miscarriage of justice must be redressed)
Beijing News, March 12, 2015
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2015/03/12/356165.html

Tibet (西藏)

China’s tensions with Dalai Lama spill into the afterlife
The New York Times, March 11, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/world/asia/chinas-tensions-with-dalai-lama-spill-into-the-afterlife.html?_r=1

Related:
政协民宗委主任:达赖喇嘛称不再转世是一场阴谋 (CPPCC official says Dalai Lama’s claim of not reincarnating is a conspiracy)
People’s Daily, March 12, 2015
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2015/0312/c1001-26679603.html

"We want freedom": Tibetan nuns
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/nuns-03112015150734.html

德国支持西藏人士到中国使馆门前升旗纪念西藏抗暴日 (German NGO supports Tibetans raising their flag in front of the Chinese embassy to commemorate Tibetan Uprising Day)
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/gr-03112015100644.html

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Criminal trials rose sharply in China’s far West in 2014, group says
The New York Times, March 11, 2015
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/12/world/asia/criminal-trials-rose-sharply-in-chinas-far-west-in-2014-group-says.html

Related:
人权组织:去年新疆刑事罪案总数飙升 (Human rights group says criminal trials in Xinjiang rose sharply last year)
Radio Free Asia, March 11, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/xl2-03112015104046.html

U.N. official calls China's crackdown on Uighurs “disturbing”
Reuters, March 11, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/03/11/us-china-un-xinjiang-idUSKBN0M723520150311

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

美国教授:“中共政权正进入残局” (On David Shambaugh’s view that “the endgame of communist rule has begun”)
Deutsche Welle, March 11, 2015
http://dw.de/p/1EogH