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Issue 206: Media restrictions, environmental activist Wu Lihong jailed


Below are translated summaries of the articles and news briefs published in Huaxia Dianzi Bao, Issue No. 206. The full Chinese-language issue can be found at

◇ 何清涟

[Spotlight Perspective] China Should Learn From the United States on How to Address Poverty, By He Qinglian

◇ 王璐
[A Human Rights Olympics] As Olympics Reach One-Year Countdown, Disabled Rights Defender Qi Zhiyong Takes to the Street, Writes Wang Lu
◇ 张恒
[Contemporary Morals] Wu Lihong Falsely Accused and Imprisoned After Exposing Taihu Pollution Disaster, By Zhang Heng

◇ 胡坤明

[Tracking Corruption] Xu Wen’ai Dismissed From Office After Attempting Finland Tour with Public Funds, Writes Hu Kunming
◇ 冬原
[Forced Seizure and Relocation] As Forced Demolition Rages On, Gao Gang’s Widow Defends New “Nailed House,” By Dong Yuan
News in Brief:
著名异议人士杨建利返回美国 (8/18/2007)

Prominent Dissident Yang Jianli Returns to United States (August 18, 2007)

十七大前当局加紧媒体控制 (8/20/2007) Authorities Tighten Media Restrictions Ahead of 17th Party Congress (August 20, 2007)
深圳上千名工人罢工 (8/21/2007) More than a Thousand Workers Strike in Shenzhen (August 21, 2007)
浙江温江出租司机持续罢工 (8/21/2007) Wenjiang Taxi Drivers Continue Strike in Zhejiang (August 21, 2007)
河南艾滋援助组织遭当局解散 (8/21/2007) Authorities Shut Down Henan AIDS Organization (August 21, 2007)
郭飞雄妻致信胡锦涛 要求彻查追究酷刑逼供者 (8/20/2007) Wife of Guo Feixiong Sends Letter to Hu Jintao Demanding Investigation into Torture Allegations (August 20, 2007)

上海警方拒绝赴港申请 郑恩宠将提起诉讼 (8/22/2007)

Zheng Enchong to File Lawsuit After Shanghai Police Reject Application to Visit Hong Kong (August 22, 2007)
袁伟静将赴菲律宾代陈光诚领奖 (8/21/2007) Yuan Weijing to Accept Award in Philippines on Behalf of Husband Chen Guangcheng (August 21, 2007)
武汉上百名民办教师在省政府门前喊冤 (8/20/2007) More than One Hundred Wuhan Teachers Protest Outside Provincial Government Offices (August 20, 2007)
湖南异议人士贺伟华被送进精神病院 (8/21/2007) Hunan Dissident He Weihua Sent to Psychiatric Hospital (August 21, 2007)

维权人士双淑英在狱中受虐生命垂危 (8/18/2007)

Rights Defender Shuang Shuying Suffers Abuse, Critically Ill in Prison (August 18, 2007)

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