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Issue 205: Workers' protest, corruption, alternative Olympic torch relay

August 16, 2007

Below are translated summaries of the articles and news briefs published in Huaxia Dianzi Bao, Issue No. 205. The full Chinese-language issue can be found at

◇ 何清涟

[Spotlight Perspective] Have the Chinese Masses Become “Enemies of the State”? asks He Qinglian

◇ 郭永丰
[Citizens’ Defense of Rights] Human Rights Warrior With a Pacemaker—Sun Yukun, By Guo Yongfeng
【当今世道】杭州长运公司改制“自卖自买” 工人示威风雨不误
◇ 冬原
[Contemporary Morals] Hangzhou’s Changyun Company Tries to Pass Off Workers’ Protest as Unwarranted, By Dong Yuan

◇ 王光

[Tracking Corruption] China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Chair Chen Tonghai Arrested After Fleeing Overseas, By Wang Guang
◇ 任治
[Judicial Scandal] Judicial Mechanisms Endorse Corruption, Writes Ren Zhi
◇ 杜鹃
[Chasing History] The Khmer Rouge: Massacre in the Name of Revolution, By Du Juan
News in Brief:

International Human Rights Organizations Initiate Alternative Olympic Torch Relay Activities

郭飞雄之妻致胡锦涛公开信 (8/14/2007) Guo Feixiong’s Wife Issues Open Letter to Hu Jintao (August 14, 2007)
江苏环保人士吴立红被判刑3年 (8/10/2007) Jiangsu Environmentalist Wu Lihong Sentenced to Three Years’ Imprisonment (August 10, 2007)

浙江民主党成员陈树庆被判刑4年 (8/16/2007)

Zhejiang Democratic Party Member Chen Shuqing Sentenced to Four Years’ Imprisonment (August 16, 2007)
山东记者齐崇淮因揭官场贪腐被正式逮捕 (8/2/2007) Shandong Reporter Qi Chonghuai Formally Arrested After Exposing Corrupt Officials (August 2, 2007)

400多名访民到北京市政府门前请愿 (8/13/2007)

More than 400 Petition In Front of Beijing Municipal Government Offices (August 13, 2007)

湖南湘潭矿工罢工演成大规模冲突 (8/15/2007)

Xiangtan Miners’ Strike in Hunan Develops Into Large-Scale Clash (August 15, 2007)
官方英文网站出现 “六四” 字样 (8/8/2007)

The Words “June 4” Appear on Official English Website (August 8, 2007)


Beijing Lawyers’ Association Eliminates “Constitution and Human Rights” Committee

蒋彦永拒绝纽约科学院的颁奖 (8/15/2007) Jiang Yanyong Declines Award From New York Academy of Science (August 15, 2007)