Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Corruption (腐败)

Ex-mayor of Nanjing given 15 years behind bars for corruption
Global Times, April 8, 2015
http://globaltimes.cn/content/915714.shtml

Information Control (信息控制)

How the New York Times is eluding censors in China
Quartz, April 5, 2105
http://qz.com/374299/how-the-new-york-times-is-eluding-chinas-censors/

Internet (互联网)

Prisons to open websites for transparency
Xinhua News, April 7, 2015
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2015-04/07/c_134131105.htm

Foreign tech firms cast wary eye on proposed anti-terror law
Caixin, April 2, 2015
http://english.caixin.com/2015-04-02/100797049.html

Hong Kong (香港)

Hong Kong post-Occupy young bloods eye up district council elections
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1759627/hong-kong-post-occupy-young-bloods-eye-district-council-elections

Hong Kong's Democratic Party set to probe Nelson Wong over his backing for government reform package
South China Morning Post, April 8, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1759632/hong-kongs-democratic-party-set-probe-nelson-wong-over-his-backing

港媒称中央有意借反港独法使基本法23条“借尸还魂” (HK media: Chinese government intends to use anti-HK independence regulation to “resurrect Article 23”)
Radio France Internationale, April 8, 2015
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20150408-港媒称中央有意借反港独法使基本法23条“借尸还魂”/

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

China formally detains Sichuan activist for “subversion” after Tiananmen memorial visit
Radio Free Asia, April 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/sichuan-activist-detained-for-subversion-04072015112254.html

Tibet (西藏)

A tussle for control of the Dalai Lama institution
South China Morning Post, April 8 , 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1760094/tussle-control-dalai-lama-institution

China to test Tibetan monks and nuns for patriotism
The Guardian, April 8, 2015
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/apr/08/china-to-test-tibetan-monks-and-nuns-for-patriotism

Women (妇女)

Police ask Chinese prosecutors to endorse formal arrest of women’s rights activists
Radio Free Asia, April 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/police-ask-prosecutors-to-endorse-formal-arrest-of-activists-04072015160508.html

China police shift focus of women activists' probe: lawyers
Reuters, April 8, 2015
http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/04/08/us-china-rights-idUSKBN0MZ08T20150408

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Chinese authorities kill three, jail two members of Uyghur family in “anti-terror” raids
Radio Free Asia, April 7, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/family-04072015151139.html

Opinion and Editorial (观点和社论)

Arthur Li using hardball tactics at the University of Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, April 8, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1759687/arthur-li-using-hardball-tactics-university-hong-kong

专家:中国背负镇压女权运动的罪名 (Experts: China shoulders the charge of “repression of women rights activities”)
Voice of America, April 8, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-woman-rights-20150407/2709860.html

Corruption (腐败)

Official dubbed “Bulldozer Mayor” over infamous demolition policy jailed for corruption
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2015
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/1758697/chinas-bulldozer-mayor-jailed-corruption

外媒:反腐败中国公务员跳槽人数大增 (Foreign media: more civil servants jump ship amid anti-corruption drive)
Guangming Daily, April 7, 2015
http://legal.gmw.cn/2015-04/07/content_15305938.htm

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

秦永敏夫妇遭“强迫失踪”再陷“罗生门” (Dissident Qin Yongmin and wife’s “enforced disappearance” remains a mystery)
Radio Free Asia, April 6, 2015
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl2-04062015101211.html?searchterm:utf8:ustring=秦永敏

Internet (互联网)

共青团招过千万青年网络义工 (China’s Communist Youth League recruits 10 million young volunteers for Internet propaganda)
South China Morning Post, April 7, 2015
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/national/14c91fbb9f433f1/gong-qing-tuan-zhao-guo-qian-wan-qing-nian-wang-luo-yi-gong

Protests and Petitions (抗议和请愿)

In China’s Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
The Washington Post, April 7, 2015
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/in-chinas-inner-mongolia-mining-spells-misery-for-traditional-herders/2015/04/07/16b3a252-d643-11e4-bf0b-f648b95a6488_story.html?wprss=rss_world

Women (妇女)

中国反驳克林顿释放女权人士呼吁 (China rebukes Hillary Clinton for calling for release of the five women’s rights activists)
Voice of America, April 7, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-woman-detention-hillary-clinton-20150407/2709623.html

律师:中国当局很可能正式逮捕五位女权人士 (Lawyer: Chinese authorities likely to formally arrest the five women’s rights activists)
Voice of America, April 7, 2015
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-usa-rights-20150407/2709799.html

China fires back at Hillary Clinton tweet
Politico, April 7, 2015
http://www.politico.com/story/2015/04/hillary-clinton-women-rights-china-response-116729.html

被拘押中国女权五女,推动可观变化 (Chinese women’s rights activists land in jail)
The New York Times, April 7, 2015
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20150407/c07women/dual/

Related:
Supporting Women's Rights in China
Human Rights in China, April 3, 2015
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