Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

China investigates diplomat suspected of taking bribes
Reuters, March 31, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/01/us-china-corruption-idUSKBN0MS31920150401

China detains, fines person for military graft rumors
Reuters, April 1, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/01/us-china-internet-defence-idUSKBN0MS3BH20150401

Cyber security (网络安全)

China accused of "weaponizing" global internet users
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/accused-03312015115729.html

Evidence links China to GitHub cyber-attack
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 31, 2015
http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-32138088

Death penalty (死刑)

Rise in death sentences worldwide blamed on security crackdowns
The Guardian, April 1, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/01/rise-death-sentences-worldwide-security-amnesty-international-nigeria-egypt

Related:
Report: Death sentences and executions 2014
Amnesty International, March 31, 2015
http://www.amnestyusa.org/research/reports/death-sentences-and-executions-2014

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong Occupy leader Benny Tai allowed to respond to charge that he mishandled donations
South China Morning Post, April 1, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1753038/hong-kong-occupy-leader-benny-tai-allowed-respond-charge-he

港亲建制法律界人士访京 倡拟全国性反港独法 (HK pro-establishment lawyer visits Beijing to propose national anti-HK independence regulations)
South China Morning Post, April 1, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk-macau-tw/14c731575691ed3/gang-qin-jian-zhi-fa-lv-jie-ren-shi-fang-jing-chang-ni-quan-guo-xing-fan-gang-du-fa

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

深圳维权人士汪龙寻衅滋事案户籍将被注销 (Shenzhen rights defender’s hukou canceled for “picking quarrels and provoking troubles” after supporting HK Umbrella Movement)
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql1-03312015103119.html

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾抗议者冲撞总统府“拒绝主权矮化” (Taiwan protesters storm president’s office chanting “reject dwarfing of sovereignty”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 31, 2015
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2015/03/150331_tw_protestors_aiib

Taiwan applies to join AIIB under “One China,” sparking protests
The Diplomat, March 31, 2015
http://thediplomat.com/2015/04/taiwan-applies-to-join-aiib-under-one-china-sparking-protests/

Tibet (西藏)

Tibetan protester is freed after serving three years at hard labor
青海同德县一示威藏人刑满出狱
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2015
EN: http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/labor-03312015173520.html
CH: http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/dz-03312015103552.html

Women (妇女)

Supporters of detained feminists in China petition for their release
The New York Times, April 1, 2015
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/04/01/supporters-of-detained-feminists-in-china-petition-for-their-release

11 girls rescued from child prostitution ring
Shanghai Daily, April 1, 2015
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/metro/society/11-girls-rescued-from-child-prostitution-ring/shdaily.shtml