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Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 01:31
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 03:23

Independence activists urge U.S. to punish Hong Kong officials over “rights violations” as scuffle unfolds outside Gov’t HQ
Hong Kong Free Press, October 15, 2018

Hong Kong bans democrat Lau Siu-lai from standing in legislative by-election
Hong Kong Free press, October 12, 2018

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【DQ小麗】選舉主任DQ劉小麗「理由」全文 (Full text: Returning Officer’s “reasons” for disqualifying Lau Siu-lai)
Inmediahk.net, October 12, 2018

林鄭:容港獨或自決選項 不可望做議員 劉小麗自稱不支持港獨也要選舉主任信納 (Chief Exec. Carrie Lam: No hope of being legislator if candidate tolerates independence or self-determination)
The Stand News, October 13, 2018

“Gov’t twisted my words”: Lau Siu-lai leads democrats in protest against her election ban
Hong Kong Free Press, October 13, 2018

Labor Party’s Lee Cheuk-yan enters Kowloon West by-election in case Lau Siu-lai is disqualified
Hong Kong Free Press, October 12, 2018

【下次選舉 DQ 對象?】選舉主任點名朱凱廸 與劉小麗、眾志同發「自決」聲明 (Returning officer who disqualified Lau Siu-lai names current legislator Eddie Chu’s joint-declaration as proof of anti-Beijing sentiment, sparks concerns over Chu’s eligibility for 2020 election)
The Stand News, October 12, 2018

Beijing is taking Hong Kong back 100 years, says Baggio Leung, new spokesperson for pro-independence group HKNF
Hong Kong Free Press, October 14, 2018

Hong Kong still needs land reclamation, Carrie Lam insists as thousands take to streets in protest against controversial artificial island plan
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2018

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In Pictures: Thousands of Hongkongers protest Lantau artificial island housing plan
Agence France-Presse, October 14, 2018

Master’s course for Hong Kong administrative talent at elite Tsinghua University sparks concern over pro-Beijing bias
South China Morning Post, October 13, 2018

Next chair of Hong Kong’s Equal Opportunities Commission “needs to assert independence”
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2018

“Grave injustice” spurs retired senior Hong Kong policeman to again appeal Occupy assault conviction and sentence
South China Morning Post, October 12, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

Interpol debacle won’t just hurt China: Global institutions will suffer if they can’t feel secure appointing Chinese officials
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018

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孟宏伟案:中国参与国际事务能力受质疑 (Meng’s case casts doubt to China’s participation in international affairs)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2018

Meng Hongwei and the rule of law with Chinese characteristics
The Diplomat, October 9, 2018

China’s media crackdown spreads to Hong Kong
The New York Times, October 9, 2018

Hong Kong ranks ahead of the US and France for its rule of law, but will the Victor Mallet visa case affect its standing?
Hong Kong Free Press, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

China draws a new red line around Hong Kong
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018

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Financial Times to appeal journalist’s visa denial as democrats pressure Chief Exec. Carrie Lam for answers
Hong Kong Free Press, October 9, 2018

反對傳召林鄭到立會解釋馬凱事件 李慧琼:請停止向政府施壓 (Pro-government lawmaker opposes LegCo summoning Chief Executive to explain visal denial)
Inmediahk.net, October 9, 2018

Denial of Financial Times journalist’s visa was “politically motivated,” British foreign secretary says, calling on Hong Kong government to reconsider
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address 2018: Hong Kong leader lays out plans for housing, health care and more
South China Morning Post, October 10, 2018

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林鄭:建議延長法定產假至 14 週 政府補貼僱主 公務員即時生效 (New policy address proposes 14-weeks maternaty leave on government subsidy, with immediate effect on civil servants)
The Stand News, October 10, 2018

反東北案葉寶琳黃根源上訴遭駁回 即時服刑 (New Territories East development protestors’ appeal on sentencing rejected, prison sentence resumed)
Inmediahk.net, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

China's Urumqi takes aim at "extremist" religious practices
Reuters, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

New evidence of Chinese tampering with Supermicro hardware “found in U.S. telecoms company”
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018

Company touts AI-powered facial recognition
China Digital Times, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

CPC to take action against excessive inspections
Reuters, October 10, 2018

Video explainer: China is peeling away Taiwan's remaining allies
Financial Times, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

Wife of former Interpol president says disappearances like that of her husband are “very common now in China”
Associated Press, October 9, 2018

Related:
Wife of ex-Interpol boss describes threats
Voice of America, October 9, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 00:38

Former Interpol chief “held in China under new form of custody”
The Guardian, October 9, 2018

Related:
Interpol’s president vanishes in China: No one’s immune from enforced disappearances
Human Rights Watch, October 8, 2018

Future still uncertain for Chinese refugees in Taiwan, Thailand
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2018

Two face charges in China's political prisoner support group crackdown
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2018

被控“煽颠寻滋” 民间团体义工遭刑拘 (Volunteers of organization supporting families of political prisoners face charges of causing disturbance and inciting subversion of state power)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2018

黄琦狱中声明:若换律师将拒绝出庭 (Jailed activist Huang Qi refuses state-appointed lawyer, family denied acces to medical reports as health condition worsens)
Radio Free Asia, October 9, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

Signs of China (4)
China Change, October 8, 2018

Beijing expects Carrie Lam to pass one more test: the enactment of Article 23 national security laws
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2018

What Hong Kong’s expulsion of a foreign journalist tells us about leader Carrie Lam’s woes
Hong Kong Free Press, October 7, 2018

Teachers, hold your tongues: Student informants in the Chinese classroom
Hong Kong Free Press, October 6, 2018

Does Carrie Lam support Hong Kong’s courts when they promote individual rights, or back Beijing?
South China Morning Post, October 6, 2018

Red scarves and Iowa newspapers: China’s propaganda in action
The Diplomat, October 5, 2018

China has designs on Europe. Here is how Europe should respond
The Economist, October 4, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

A “worrying precedent”: Int’l pressure mounts on Hong Kong to explain FT journalist visa denial
Reuters, October 8, 2018

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Financial Times journalist Victor Mallet allowed back into Hong Kong for seven days only – even though British tourists can stay for 6 months
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2018

Hong Kong’s denial of work visa for journalist Victor Mallet sends “chilling message” about erosion of basic rights, Financial Times says
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2018

“No foreign country has any right to interfere”: China issues warning as Hong Kong bans journalist
Hong Kong Free Press, October 7, 2018

【FCC副主席續簽被拒】林鄭:不交代是國際慣例 矢言捍衛言論新聞自由 (Chief executive Carrie Lam maintains refusal to give reasons for visa denial)
Ming Pao, October 9, 2018

游梁衝立會會議廳案 青政前議員助理放棄上訴即時入獄 (Assistant of ousted legislator gives up appeal against unlawful assembly conviction for trying to enter LegCo, starts serving jail sentence)
The Stand News, October 8, 2018

Forced retirement is “age discrimination,” head of Hong Kong’s Elderly Commission tells local businesses
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2018

Hong Kong Polytechnic University students end hunger strike over bulletin board which carried pro-independence signs
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2018

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理大學生會絕食逾24小時 校方促離開或追究 (More than 24 hours into hunger strike, Polytechnic University urges students to leave lest they face consequences)
Inmediahk.net, October 6, 2018

Hong Kong education chief forced to clarify controversial comments about teaching Chinese language in Cantonese
South China Morning Post, October 7, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

曾在新疆學維語的漢族生:我們的就業方向是監控維族人 (Former Han student reveals his days in Xinjiang: Greatest career path for studying Uyghur language is surveillance on Uyghurs)
The Initium, October 8, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

Chinese police get power to inspect internet service providers
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2018

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China expands its cybersecurity rulebook, heightening foreign corporate concerns
Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

China-U.S. tensions flare in testy Pompeo visit to Beijing
Bloomberg, October 8, 2018

Shutdowns of house churches continue (video)
Bitter Winter, October 8, 2018

China punishes officials in Fan Bingbing tax evasion case
Channel NewsAsia, October 8, 2018

Detention of Interpol’s Meng Hongwei “harms confidence in Chinese leaders of global bodies”
South China Morning Post, October 8, 2018

China quietly boosting UN influence
Agence France-Presse, October 7, 2018

U.S. ready to squeeze China partners with “poison pill” trade deals
Reuters, October 6, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

Thousands of Chinese army veterans march over police beatings
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2018

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中国山东平度驱赶维权老兵爆冲突 各地老兵驰援 (Shandong veteran soldiers protest meets violent suppression)
Voice of America, October 7, 2018

For Chinese, no escape from government control even when six feet under
Telegraph, October 6, 2018

Kazakhstan denies asylum to Xinjiang re-education camp whistle-blower
Agence France-Presse, October 6, 2018

Osaka cuts sister city ties with San Francisco over “comfort women” statue
Global Voices, October 6, 2018

Rape case shocks elite Chinese university students, raises fears of off-campus accommodation safety
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

The total censorship era: Chinese journalists reflect on their experiences
China Digital Times, October 8, 2018

The Bard in Beijing: How Shakespeare is subverting China
Financial Times, October 5, 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 00:32

China's former Interpol chief “in secret bribery probe” after resignation
Radio Free Asia, October 8, 2018

Related:
A knife emoji, then silence: The strange story of how China detained the head of Interpol
Quartz, October 8, 2018

China scrambles to contain PR mess over detention of Interpol president
Sydney Morning Herald, October 9, 2018

Under threat of Chinese “reeducation,” ethnic Kazakh forced to abort baby
Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty, October 8, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

北京回族家庭三代:信仰是怎樣走向真空的?(Three generations of Hui people in Beijing: how their religion got pushed into vacuum)
The Initium, October 3, 2018

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北京牛街:改造後,穆斯林聚居區已快變成小吃街 (How did a Muslim neighborhood in the heart of Beijing transform into a snack-street by urban renewal)
The Initium, October 4, 2018

范冰冰「被失蹤」,揭露中國司法體系潛規則 (Movie star Fan Bingbing's disappearance raises questions about the Chinese justice system)
Time, October 5, 2018

China’s influence operations are pinpointing America’s weaknesses
Foreign Policy, October 4, 2018

The Uyghurs and the Han: 1 World, 2 Universes
The Diplomat, October 4, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

“This is part of the plan”: New train blurs line between China and Hong Kong
The Guardian, October 4, 2018

PolyU students warn of open day protest as talks with university over “democracy wall” on campus in Hong Kong take unruly turn
South China Morning Post, October 4, 2018

China tightens grip on Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement
Deutsche Welle, October 4, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

The big hack: How China used a tiny chip to infiltrate U.S. companies
Bloomberg, October 4, 2018

Related:
Did China successfully hack hardware at the CIA, Apple, Amazon, and nearly 30 major American companies?
SupChina, October 4, 2018

Apple, Amazon deny Bloomberg report on Chinese hardware attack
Reuters, October 4, 2018

U.S. extends watch over ZTE violation
The Standard, October 5, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

Key U.S. allies are sending people to China's secret Muslim internment camps
Huffington Post, October 5, 2018

Cui Tiankai denies existence of camps in Xinjiang
SupChina, October 4, 2018

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Transcript: NPR's interview with China's ambassador to the U.S.
NPR, October 3, 2018

Pence’s speech on China
SupChina, October 4, 2018

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Vice President Mike Pence's remarks on the administration's policy towards China
Hudson Institute, October 4, 2018

China dismisses U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence’s “extremely ridiculous” claim it is trying to meddle in US elections
South China Morning Post, October 5, 2018

Tasmanian Greens leader accused of “racist dog-whistling” as party split over China
The Guardian, October 4, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

高智晟律师遭强迫失踪1年多生死不明 众维权人士再次发起联署:强烈要求中共执政当局无罪释放高智晟律师 (Over 100 human rights defenders sign open letter calling for release of human rights lawyer Gao Zhicheng)
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, October 3, 2018

Why protests are so common in China
The Economist, October 4, 2018

China's netizens push back on “Xi Thought”
Voice of America, October 4, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

Weibo’s most influential users can now silence their critics
Sixth Tone, September 27, 2018

China shutters WeChat account listing historical grievances against Moscow
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

How the Chinese Government works to censor debate in Western democracies
NPR, October 3, 2018

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 00:28

甘肃玛曲藏人政治犯雪努班丹去世 (Gansu political prisoner dies as Central Tibetan Administration accuses China of torture and CERD violations)
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

Nine members of a family imprisoned by Xinjiang authorities
China Aid, October 4, 2018

新疆“再教育营”摇身变成工厂 (Re-education camps in Xinjiang transformed into quasi-factories)
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

Interview: “We give them a warning before ordering them to stand as punishment”
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

港媒披露范冰冰失踪恐怖细节 算命时被戴上头套抓走 (Details of Fan Bingbing’s arrest exposed)
Radio France Internationale, October 5, 2018

China political refugees face forcible repatriation from Thailand, Taiwan
Radio Free Asia, October 4, 2018

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

Top Beijing official delays retirement to help rein in pro-independence calls in Hong Kong
South China Morning Post, October 4, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166735/top-beijing-official-delays-retirement-help-rein-pro

Hong Kong NGOs to highlight China’s suppression of lawyers, labor groups at United Nations
Hong Kong Free Press, October 3, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/03/hong-kong-ngos-highlight-chinas-suppression-lawyers-labour-groups-united-nations/

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香港多个团体将赴联合国 吁关注中国人权状况倒退 (Hong Kong civil society organizations to attend pre-session of China’s UPR, call for attention on deteriotation of human rights conditions in China)
Voice of America, October 3, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/news-ngos-will-attend-pre-session-of-un-commission-meeting-20181003/4597995.html

“Democracy wall” covered up again as PolyU president hits out at student union for arbitrarily changing rules regarding Hong Kong independence messages
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166766/democracy-wall-covered-again-polyu-president-hits-out

Politician “Long Hair” to appeal conviction for 2015 protest against Carrie Lam despite escaping jail term
Hong Kong Free Press, October 3, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/03/politician-long-hair-appeal-conviction-2015-protest-carrie-lam-despite-escaping-jail-term/

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

Data in China is safe, says Apple
Agence France-Presse, October 4, 2018
http://www.thestandard.com.hk/section-news.php?id=200809&sid=6&sid=6

ZTE will be monitored by U.S. compliance officer for two extra years for breaking probation, judge orders
Reuters, October 4, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2166879/zte-will-be-monitored-us-compliance-officer-two-extra-years

Chinese armed drones now flying across Mideast battlefields
Voice of America, October 3, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/middle-east-drone-diplomacy/4597594.html

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

Pence speech to string together a narrative of Chinese aggression
The New York Times, October 3, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/03/us/politics/china-pence-trade-military-elections.html

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

“They are not livestock but people with rights”: Kazakh families torn apart in China’s Xinjiang crackdown
Agence France-Presse, October 4, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/04/not-livestock-people-rights-kazakh-families-torn-apart-chinas-xinjiang-crackdown/

Hong Kong bishop fears Chinese Catholic “suppression” to continue despite Vatican pact
Reuters, October 3, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-vatican-hongkong/hong-kong-bishop-fears-chinese-catholic-suppression-to-continue-despite-vatican-pact-idUSKCN1MD0YS?

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

瑞典记者:中国如何抹黑桂民海 (Swiss reporter explains China’s smear campaign on captured bookshop owner Gui Minhai)
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/hx-10032018101453.html

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 01:09

Vaccine campaigner detained on Tiananmen Square after protest of “despair”
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/vaccine-campaigner-detained-on-tiananmen-square-10032018115317.html

Interview: “They detained her because she had studied Islam in a foreign country”
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/detention-10032018160139.html

Chinese actress makes public apology for tax evasion after “disappearance”
Radio Free Asia, October 3, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/apology-10032018111011.html

Related:
Fan Bingbing is not the first Chinese film star to fall from grace
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2166854/fan-bingbing-not-first-chinese-film-star-fall-grace
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 00:08

After the National Party’s ban and new calls for Article 23 legislation, Demosisto should watch its back
South China Morning Post, October 3, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/hong-kong/article/2166760/after-national-partys-ban-and-new-calls-article-23

China is treating Muslims like drug addicts
Foreign Policy, October 3, 2018
https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/10/03/china-is-treating-muslims-like-drug-addicts/

One Hong Kong railway station, two Chinese systems
Financial Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.ft.com/content/150d76c6-c631-11e8-ba8f-ee390057b8c9

Belt and Road is globalisation with Chinese characteristics
Financial Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.ft.com/content/3c437b42-c6f8-11e8-ba8f-ee390057b8c9

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

「聽黨話」的教育之風吹到香港(文:呂秉權)(“Follow the Party” arrives in Hong Kong education sector as national education strategies influence the city)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00022/1538483568060

Banning political parties? Hong Kong’s first big venture into authoritarianism charts a stunningly familiar path
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/banning-political-parties-hong-kongs-first-big-venture-authoritarianism-charts-stunningly-familiar-path/

How Russia and China undermine democracy
Foreign Affairs, October 2, 2018
https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2018-10-02/how-russia-and-china-undermine-democracy

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

Separatist slogans not permitted at Hong Kong gov’t headquarters protest site, says Chief Exec.
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/separatist-slogans-not-permitted-hong-kong-govt-headquarters-protest-site-says-chief-exec/

Three main contenders emerge in Hong Kong’s November by-election as nomination period begins
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/02/three-main-contenders-emerge-hong-kongs-november-election-nomination-period-begins/

Security guards who stopped pro-independence protesters entering government forecourt were reasonable, says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam
Hong Kong Free Press, October 2, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166584/security-guards-who-stopped-pro-independence-protesters

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

Here are the Fortune 500 companies doing business in Xinjiang
ChinaFile, October 2, 2018
http://www.chinafile.com/reporting-opinion/here-are-fortune-500-companies-doing-business-xinjiang

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

China may face more U.S. export restrictions over Muslim crackdown
Reuters, October 3, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang-usa/china-may-face-more-u-s-export-restrictions-over-muslim-crackdown-idUSKCN1MC2QD?

Related:
【出口限制】美國考慮對中國實施科技出口限制 (U.S. considers export restrictions on surveillance tech used in Xinjiang)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00002/1538529481825

Taiwan accuses Beijing of wanting to make it “irrelevant” with Vatican deal
Reuters, October 3, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2166732/taiwan-accuses-beijing-wanting-make-it-irrelevant-vatican-deal

Related:
Taiwan vice-president Chen Chien-jen will visit Vatican to “deepen ties”
Agence France-Presse, October 3, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/03/taiwan-vice-president-chen-chien-jen-will-visit-vatican-deepen-ties/

China curbs teachers’ overseas travel, recalls passports “nationwide”
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/teachers-passports-10022018133856.html

维吾尔难民被遣返后 迄今下落不明 (Uyghur refugee wrongly repatriated from Germany remains incommunicado)
Deutsche Welle, October 2, 2018
https://www.dw.com/zh/维吾尔难民被遣返后-迄今下落不明/a-45715006?maca=chi-rss-chi-ca-1044-rdf

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

Xianzi & classmate Maishao: #MeToo makes us believe gentleness can change the world
China Digital Times, October 2, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/10/xianzi-classmate-maishao-metoo-makes-us-believe-gentleness-can-change-the-world/

Xinjiang authorities shutter popular restaurant seen to promote Uyghur cultural identity
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/restaurant-10022018161536.html

Uighurs in exile fear for loved ones amid crackdown in China
Voice of America, October 1, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/uighurs-in-exile-fear-for-loved-ones-amid-crackdown-in-china-/4595742.html

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

報道指《環時》總編國慶帖文嘆中國言論自由不足 疑已被刪 (Reports of Weibo post by Global Times chief editor deleted for mentioning lack of freedom of speech in China)
Ming Pao, October 3, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20181003/s00004/1538538984068

China mounts publicity campaign to counter criticism on Xinjiang
Reuters, October 2, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-xinjiang/china-mounts-publicity-campaign-to-counter-criticism-on-xinjiang-idUSKCN1MC0I6?

Chinese journalist's arrest shows state media fight for ruling party
Radio Free Asia, October 2, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/media-10022018111647.html

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Chinese reporter accused of slapping man at political event in Britain
The New York Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/world/asia/chinese-reporter-slap-britain.html

In China, a quiz show is an ode to Xi Jinping
The New York Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/world/asia/china-quiz-show-xi-jinping.html

Two foreigners under investigation for racial slurs in private WeChat group
SupChina, October 2, 2018
https://supchina.com/2018/10/02/two-foreigners-under-investigation-for-racial-slurs-in-private-wechat-group/

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 01:37

集中營再現?新疆停售火車票疑為大規模「秘密轉移」穆斯林 (Xinjiang pauses sale of train tickets for mass relocation of Muslims)
The News Lens, October 2, 2018
https://www.thenewslens.com/article/105255

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

How an activist's secret SOS helped end China's labour camp system
Huffington Post, October 1, 2018
https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/caylan-ford/china-labour-camp-masanjia-sun-yi_a_23546741/

Book excerpt: For generations of P.R.C. leaders, a world “alive with danger”
ChinaFile, September 30, 2018
http://www.chinafile.com/library/excerpts/generations-of-prc-leaders-world-alive-danger

China’s global propaganda is aimed at bosses, not foreigners
Foreign Policy, October 1, 2018
https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/10/01/chinas-global-propaganda-is-aimed-at-bosses-not-foreigners/

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

阻港獨遊行人士進入公民廣場 林鄭:理所當然 (Carries Lam says blocking pro-independence banners from “Civic Square” is a matter of course)
The Stand News, October 2, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/politics/阻港獨遊行人士進入公民廣場-林鄭-理所當然/

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

China’s data privacy outcry fuels case for tighter rules
Financial Times, October 2, 2018
https://www.ft.com/content/fdeaf22a-c09a-11e8-95b1-d36dfef1b89a

6 Things to Know about the iPhone XS Launch in China
What’s On Weibo, September 29, 2018
https://www.whatsonweibo.com/6-things-to-know-about-the-iphone-xs-launch-in-china/

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

科網巨企也姓黨 騰訊擁逾萬黨員 (Tech giants with party-surnames: 80% of Tencent security department are CPC members, over 10k CPC members employed by the company)
The Stand News, October 2, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/finance/科網巨企也姓黨-騰訊擁逾萬黨員/

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

上海民主维权人士季孝龙因“厕所革命”被正式批捕 (Shanghai activists formally arrested over anti-CPC graffiti in toilet stalls)
China Human Rights Defenders, October 1, 2018
http://wqw2010.blogspot.com/2018/10/blog-post.html

China’s young Communists pose new challenge
China Digital Times, October 1, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/10/chinas-young-communists-pose-new-challenge/

Teacher’s lawsuit renews push for LGBT rights
China Digital Times, October 1, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/10/teachers-lawsuit-renews-push-for-lgbt-rights/

Journalist at Guangming Daily accused of sexual misconduct by former intern
SupChina, October 1, 2018
https://supchina.com/2018/10/01/journalist-at-guangming-daily-accused-of-sexual-misconduct/

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

Chinese journalist arrested after slapping volunteer at British conference on Hong Kong freedoms and labelling participants traitors
South China Morning Post
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166455/chinese-journalist-slaps-volunteer-british-conference-hong

说不得碰不得 “英烈”也有禁区?(New zone of internet censorship as heroes and martyrs laws cramp down on humour posts)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/yf2-09282018093822.html

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 01:15

新疆大规模转移穆斯林 集中营迁甘肃 (New camps built in Gansu, large-scale relocations of ethnic minorities in re-education camps to sever local ties as authorities step up lock down on information)
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shaoshuminzu/ql1-10012018100157.html

Tibetan villagers forced from their homes in Chamdo’s Gonjo County
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/villagers-10012018151232.html

Female Christians tortured for hosting Sunday school
Bitter Winter, September 30, 2018
https://bitterwinter.org/christians-tortured-for-hosting-sunday-school/

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

China Uighurs: All you need to know on Muslim “crackdown”
BBC News, October 1, 2018
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-45474279

Signs of China (3)
ChinaChange, September 30, 2018
https://chinachange.org/2018/09/30/signs-of-china-3/

For Xi Jinping, being a man of the people means looking the part
The New York Times, September 28, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/world/asia/xi-jinping-china-propaganda.html

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

Hong Kong protesters channel Catalan spirit as they march for independence while testing limits of ban that saw separatist party in the city outlawed
South China Morning Post, October 1, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166460/organised-crime-unit-hong-kong-turns-its-attention-and

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“We won’t be compromised and won’t be silent”: Hongkongers rally against China on National Day
Agence France-Presse, October 1, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/10/01/wont-compromised-wont-silent-hongkongers-rally-china-national-day/

CCTV reporter taken away by police after screaming and slapping at UK conference on Hong Kong autonomy
What’s On Weibo, October 1, 2018
https://www.whatsonweibo.com/chinese-cctv-reporter-taken-away-by-police-after-screaming-and-slapping-at-uk-conference-on-hong-kong-autonomy/

Localist group Demosisto should be outlawed like Hong Kong National Party for its self-determination calls, Beijing adviser Priscilla Leung says
South China Morning Post, September 30, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166376/demosisto-should-be-outlawed-hong-kong-national-party-its

University students in Hong Kong ignore warning to remove pro-independence messages from campus “democracy wall”
South China Morning Post, September 28, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166249/university-students-hong-kong-ignore-warning-remove-pro

Occupy protesters return to scene in their hundreds to mark fourth anniversary of Hong Kong pro-democracy movement
South China Morning Post, September 28, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166269/occupy-protesters-return-scene-their-hundreds-mark-fourth

Activist Joshua Wong banned from travel, four years after democracy movement began
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/ban-09282018105520.html

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

Evidence indicates China set to target US elections
Voice of America, October 1, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/evidence-shows-china-prepared-to-target-us-elections/4592103.html

Related:
U.S. ambassador accuses China of “bullying” with “propaganda ads”
Reuters, September 30, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-diplomacy/u-s-ambassador-accuses-china-of-bullying-with-propaganda-ads-idUSKCN1MA0HW

China’s Uyghur crackdown goes global
The Diplomat, October 1, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/09/chinas-uyghur-crackdown-goes-global/

China’s health care crisis: Lines before dawn, violence, and “no trust”
The New York Times, September 30, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/30/business/china-health-care-doctors.html

China’s provinces are secretly building coal plants in defiance of the national government
Quartz, September 30, 2018
https://qz.com/1404934/chinas-provinces-are-secretly-building-coal-plants-in-defiance-of-the-national-government/

Ex-Chinese securities regulator vice chairman sentenced to 18 years in prison–local court statement
Reuters, September 28, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-corruption/ex-chinese-securities-regulator-vice-chairman-sentenced-to-18-years-in-prison-local-court-statement-idUSKCN1M80S3

Uyghur editor of state-run magazine commits suicide “out of fear” of detention
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/suicide-09282018171559.html

“We are scared, but we have Jesus”: China and its war on Christianity
The Guardian, September 28, 2018
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/sep/28/we-are-scared-but-we-have-jesus-china-and-its-war-on-christianity

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

China’s leaders confront an unlikely foe: Ardent young communists
The New York Times, September 28, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/world/asia/china-maoists-xi-protests.html

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

China censors bad economic news amid signs of slower growth
The New York Times, September 28, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/28/business/china-censor-economic-news.html

Related:
Chinese economy powering ahead
Xinhua English, October 1, 2018
http://english.sina.com/buz/f/2018-10-01/detail-ihkvrhpr9164631.shtml

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 13:46

Two Chinese asylum-seekers stranded in Taiwan’s airport after claim
Radio Free Asia, October 1, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/stranded-10012018111006.html

Prominent Uyghur intellectual given two-year suspended death sentence for “separatism”
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/sentence-09282018145150.html

China school sued by fired gay teacher in potential landmark case
Reuters, September 28, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-lgbt-law/china-school-sued-by-fired-gay-teacher-in-potential-landmark-case-idUSKCN1M819C

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 01:05

Liu Xia talks about Liu Xiaobo, thanks supporters for their concern at New York human rights event
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2165972/liu-xia-talks-about-liu-xiaobo-thanks-supporters-their-concern

Related:
Liu Xia “under pressure” during first public appearance since her exile
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/pressure-09272018165422.html

Trump’s trade war may have helped Liu Xia win her freedom, Chinese dissident Liao Yiwu says
South China Morning Post, September 28, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/society/article/2166089/praise-trump-chinese-dissident-liao-yiwu

Interview: “We are left wandering in fear in a foreign land”
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/businessmen-09272018171953.html

China’s Muslim detention camps spark protests in Islamic world
The Wall Street Journal, September 27, 2018
https://www.wsj.com/articles/chinas-detentions-of-muslims-trigger-protests-in-islamic-world-1538040605

Creating a model for the resolution of collective labour disputes
China Labour Bulletin, September 27, 2018
https://www.clb.org.hk/content/creating-model-resolution-collective-labour-disputes

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 01:05

Hong Kong universities tell students to remove independence banners, as top China diplomat says city’s young need enhanced education on mainland culture
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2165944/hong-kong-students-prepare-showdown-university-management

Related:
理大民主牆變身連儂牆 校方命還原否則沒收 學生會斥打壓 (Polytechnic University demands “Lennon wall” with pro-independence messages be removed)
Inmediahk.net, September 27, 2018
https://www.inmediahk.net/node/1059692

Phoenix News site suspended for “illegal” coverage
China Digital Times, September 27, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/09/phoenix-news-site-suspended-for-illegal-coverage/

Changing place names to “better reflect Chinese culture” in Ningxia, and “wonderful” Xinjiang
SupChina, September 27, 2018
https://supchina.com/2018/09/27/changing-place-names-to-better-reflect-chinese-culture-in-ningxia-and-wonderful-xinjiang/

叶挺后人诉“暴走漫画”案今宣判,西安摩摩公司被判公开道歉 (Producer company sanctioned with public apology and 100 thousand RMB compensation over parody video in heroes and martyrs protection law case)
The Paper, September 28, 2018
https://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_2482893

Is Chinese propaganda infiltrating the German media?
Deutsche Welle, September 27, 2018
https://www.dw.com/en/is-chinese-propaganda-infiltrating-the-german-media/a-45664385

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 01:05

Chinese court hands suspended death sentence to evictee who killed official
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/evictee-09272018133748.html

第十三届中国法学家论坛在京举办 (China Law Society 13th annual forum: Legal scholars to step up jurisprudence studies to serve Party, state work; implement rule of law concepts with Chinese socialist characteristics)
Legal Daily, September 27, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-09/27/content_7655251.htm?node=5955

China #MeToo: Why one woman is being sued by the TV star she accused
BBC, September 27, 2018
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-45636196

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 23:59

中國「全面依法治國」,就是「被失蹤」和「被死亡」成為常態 (China’s “rule the country by law” means disapperances, deaths will become prevalent)
The News Lens, September 28, 2018
https://www.thenewslens.com/article/104937

Book Review: Can China ever reconcile the market economy with a one-party state?
Financial Times, September 27, 2018
https://www.ft.com/content/619e3b9e-aaa5-11e8-8253-48106866cd8a

【張超雄議員專訪】香港罕見病患者面對的困境(二) (Part 2: The difficulties faced by patients suffering rare diseases in Hong Kong)
The Stand News, September 28, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/cosmos/張超雄議員專訪-香港罕見病患者面對的困境-二/

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 23:59

七項性罪行被質疑歧視男同志 律政司認同部分條文違憲需廢除 (Department of Justice concedes seven sexual offences targeting male homosexuals are unconstitutional)
The Stand News, September 28, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/lgbtq/七項性罪行被質疑歧視男同志-律政司認同部分條文違憲需廢除

New Hong Kong civic group co-founded by activist Joshua Wong appeals for international help to fend off “China’s sharp power” in city
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2166052/new-hong-kong-civic-group-co-founded-activist-joshua-wong

Rally to be held on fourth anniversary of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy Occupy movement
Hong Kong Free Press, September 27, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/09/27/rally-held-fourth-anniversary-hong-kongs-pro-democracy-occupy-movement/

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 23:59

Taiwan moves ahead with crackdown on illegal funds from mainland China
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/funds-09272018115813.html

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 23:59

U.S. to counter Chinese internet bid in Papua New Guinea: Diplomat
Reuters, September 28, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-debt-huawei-tech/u-s-to-counter-chinese-internet-bid-in-papua-new-guinea-diplomat-idUSKCN1M800X?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

哥俩好:俄监控系统购自中国 (Russia to import China’s surveillance tech, including facial recognition, biometric identification)
Radio Free Asia, September 27, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/junshiwaijiao/lxy-09272018095041.html

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 23:59

Chinese embassy rejects second Swedish apology for satire on tourists
South China Morning Post, September 27, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/2165938/chinese-embassy-rejects-second-swedish-apology-satire-tourists

China says Rohingya issue should not be “internationalized”
Reuters, September 28, 2018
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-myanmar-rohingya-china/china-says-rohingya-issue-should-not-be-internationalized-idUSKCN1M8062?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

Is China really interfering in the U.S. elections?
The Diplomat, September 28, 2018
https://thediplomat.com/2018/09/is-china-really-interfering-in-the-us-elections/

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 00:37

Xi calls for building world-class new mainstream media
Sina English, September 26, 2018
http://english.sina.com/china/p/2018-09-26/detail-ihkmwytp2626651.shtml

China makes teachers, medical professionals pledge not to follow any religion
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/religion-09262018110746.html

《江湖儿女》负能量?贾樟柯回应!胡锡进再回应贾:见不得真话乃负能量 胡:所有探索都是正能量 (Film director Jia Zhangke responds to “negative energy” criticism from Global Times editor)
M Time, September 26, 2018
http://news.mtime.com/2018/09/26/1584580.html

《英烈保护法》亮剑网络“恶搞”,叶挺后人提起诉讼 (Military general’s descendants files lawsuit under heroes and martyrs protection law against parody video)
The Paper, September 27, 2018
https://www.thepaper.cn/newsDetail_forward_2478896

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 00:37

From chatroom to courtroom: China's #MeToo movement takes legal turn
Reuters, September 27, 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/china-me-too-movement-sexual-harassment-10762588

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

“雨伞运动”四周年:反思转化行动 中国阴影下香港未来的迷茫 (4th anniversary of the Umbrella Movement: Reflection on attempts of conversion, Hong Kong’s muddled future under China’s shadow)
BBC News, September 27, 2018
https://www.bbc.com/zhongwen/simp/chinese-news-45648699

Beijing needs to show better understanding of churches after deal
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/asia/article/2165867/beijing-needs-show-better-understanding-churches-after

Vatican agreement with China legitimizes a Christian-torturing regime
The Federalist, September 26, 2018
https://thefederalist.com/2018/09/26/vatican-agreement-china-legitimizes-christian-torturing-regime/

My #MeToo encounters in China started as a young girl—and only got worse from there
Quartz, September 26, 2018
https://qz.com/1398176/my-metoo-experiences-in-china-and-why-i-didnt-report-them/

【張超雄議員專訪】香港罕見病患者面對的困境 (The difficulties faced by patients suffering rare diseases in Hong Kong)
The Stand News, September 27, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/cosmos/張超雄議員專訪-香港罕見病患者面對的困境-一/

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

National security law looms over Hong Kong freedoms
Agence France-Presse, September 27, 2018
https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asia/national-security-law-looms-over-hong-kong-freedoms-10762664

Students who associate with outlawed Hong Kong National Party can face criminal sanctions, government tells schools as top Beijing official welcomes ban
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2165839/national-party-ban-essential-and-legally-sound-says-chinas

Related:
【民族黨禁運作】教局去信全港中學校監 籲防非法社團滲入 (Education Bureau issues letter to all primary, secondary schools warning against “infiltration” by illegal pro-independence associations, “wrong and misled” ideologies)
Ming Pao, September 26, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180926/s00001/1537955068647

封殺「香港民族黨」的社團條例,原先為誰而立?(The law by which National Party is banned: Who was the Societies Ordinance intended to target?) The Initium, September 26, 2018
https://theinitium.com/article/20180926-notes-societies-ordinance-hk/

U.S. presses Hong Kong on freedoms after party ban
Agence France-Presse, September 25, 2018
https://www.yahoo.com/news/us-presses-hong-kong-freedoms-party-ban-135532450.html

公司姓党:逾百间在港上市公司设党委 凌驾股东利益 (123 China-affiliated companies listed in Hong Kong set up “Party committees,” Party interest to overrule shareholders in event of conflict)
Radio France Internationale, September 26, 2018
http://cn.rfi.fr/港澳台/20180926-公司姓党逾百间在港上市公司设党委-凌驾股东利益

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

副外長回應疆「再教育營」:挽救被洗腦者 (Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs says re-education camps are measures to “rescue” those brainwashed by extremism)
Ming Pao, September 27, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/pns/dailynews/web_tc/article/20180927/s00013/1537986448692

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

谷歌证实“蜻蜓计划”存在
Google confirms “Project Dragonfly” for China
Financial Times, September 27, 2018
CN: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001079582?full=y
EN: https://www.ft.com/content/1f93f17a-c1b2-11e8-95b1-d36dfef1b89a

Related:
Ex-Google employee urges lawmakers to take on company
The New York Times, September 26, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/26/technology/google-privacy-china-congress.html

Congress challenges Google on China; Google falls short
Wired, September 26, 2018
https://www.wired.com/story/congress-google-project-dragonfly-questions/

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

A homage to Chinese Communism is destroyed in Taiwan
The New York Times, September 26, 2018
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/26/world/asia/taiwan-temple-communist-party.html

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Taiwan bulldozes illegal communist shrine at Buddhist temple
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2165843/taiwan-bulldozes-illegal-communist-shrine-buddhist-temple

U.S. Congress passes bill on reciprocal travel to Tibet
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/us-congress-passes-bill-on-reciprocal-travel-09262018121113.html

China sends ex-colleagues of former internet tsar Lu Wei to “education sessions”
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2165875/china-sends-ex-colleagues-former-internet-tsar-lu-wei-education

Chinese embassy rejects “apology” from Swedish comedy show for “racist” tourist skit
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/09/26/chinese-embassy-rejects-apology-swedish-comedy-show-racist-tourist-skit/

政治标准师德师风为长江学者首要条件 违反政治纪律违反师德强制退出 (New regulations on “Changjiang Scholars Program” to screen scholars by political standards, violators to be disqualified)
Legal Daily, September 25, 2018
http://www.legaldaily.com.cn/index_article/content/2018-09/25/content_7652657.htm?node=5955

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 23:36

Liu Xia, widow of Nobel winner Liu Xiaobo, arrives in New York for human rights events
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/china/politics/article/2165791/liu-xia-widow-nobel-winner-liu-xiaobo-arrives-new-york-human

Related:
廖亦武偕劉霞抵紐約 出席人權獎頒獎活動 (Liu Xia attends “Power of the Powerless in China” human rights event in New York)
Ming Pao, September 26, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180926/s00004/1537945730258

Family fears UAE will deport Uyghur to China
Al Jazeera, September 26, 2018
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/09/family-fears-uae-deport-uighur-china-180926052039581.html

Pope calls on Chinese Catholics to offer criticism to build fairer society
Telegraph, September 26, 2018
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/09/26/pope-calls-chinese-catholics-offer-criticism-build-fairer-society/

Related:
Outspoken Hong Kong cardinal warns Vatican will “abandon” Taiwan after China deal
Hong Kong Free Press, September 27, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/09/27/outspoken-hong-kong-cardinal-warns-vatican-will-abandon-taiwan/

Beijing charges shuttered church $170,000 after eviction
Radio Free Asia, September 26, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/beijing-charges-shuttered-church-after-eviction/4588668.html

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 00:08

Lü Pin: “MeToo”: From butterflies to hurricanes
Chinese Feminist Collective, September 24, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/09/lu-pin-metoo-from-butterflies-to-hurricanes/

Turning a blind eye: Why are Muslim governments around the world keeping silent about China’s human rights violations against the Uyghurs?
Hoover Institute, September 25, 2018
https://www.hoover.org/research/turning-blind-eye-why-are-muslim-governments-around-world-keeping-silent-about-chinas-human

走进孔子学院:美方院长谈发展与争议 (Into the development and controversy of Confucius Institutues: A talk with an American headmaster)
Voice of America, September 25, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/studies-in-usa-china-confucius-institute-fate/4580014.html

China fills a Trump-sized vacuum at the UN
Politico, September 24, 2018
https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/09/24/china-trump-united-nations-220529

China has silenced American academics for years; now they’re pushing back
Washington Post, September 23, 2018
https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/china-has-silenced-american-academics-for-years-now-theyre-pushing-back/2018/09/23/9834fac8-bdcc-11e8-be70-52bd11fe18af_story.html

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 00:08

Hong Kong bans pro-independence party
China Digital Times, September 25, 2018
https://chinadigitaltimes.net/2018/09/hong-kong-bans-pro-independence-party-for-national-security/

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China defends ban on Hong Kong pro-independence party, hits back at criticism
Hong Kong Free Press, September 26, 2018
https://www.hongkongfp.com/2018/09/26/china-defends-ban-hong-kong-pro-independence-party-hits-back-criticism/

民族黨被禁同日 「香港共產黨」稱函保安局長知會成立 「不排除武力起義」(“Hong Kong Communist Party” established the same day as pro-independence party ban, advocating “Xi and Mao communism” in Hong Kong)
Ming Pao, September 25, 2018
https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20180925/s00001/1537832374974

Beijing renews call for Hong Kong to pass national security law after pro-independence party ban
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/politics/article/2165731/beijing-renews-call-hong-kong-pass-national-security-law

【配偶福利案】同志入境主任獲准上訴至終院 (Civil servant obtains leave to bring appeal to Court of Final Appeal in same-sex couples benefits case)
The Stand News, September 24, 2018
https://thestandnews.com/lgbtq/配偶福利案-同志入境主任獲准上訴至終院/

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 00:08

U.S. intel chief warns China perfecting “surveillance state”
Voice of America, September 25, 2018
https://www.voanews.com/a/us-intel-chief-warns-china-is-perfecting-surveillance-state-/4587133.html

Chinese national arrested for “spying on U.S. engineers”
BBC News, September 26, 2018
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45647560

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 00:08

“Do not fear AI,” Hong Kong scientists say as they champion local branch of Beijing’s Institute of Automation
South China Morning Post, September 26, 2018
https://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education/article/2164550/do-not-fear-ai-hong-kong-scientists-say-they-champion-local

China splits the Internet while the U.S. dithers
TechCrunch, September 24, 2018
https://techcrunch.com/2018/09/24/china-splits-the-internet-while-the-u-s-dithers/

Google suppresses memo revealing plans to closely track search users in China
The Intercept, September 22, 2018
https://theintercept.com/2018/09/21/google-suppresses-memo-revealing-plans-to-closely-track-search-users-in-china/

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 00:08

台湾寺庙被占 改作中共教育基地 (Buddhist temple in Taiwan turned to Chinese Communist education center)
Radio Free Asia, September 24, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/gangtai/hx-09242018094353.html

中国与梵蒂冈达成历史性协议,欲加强对基督教控制
With Vatican talks and bulldozers, China aims to control Christianity
The New York Times, September 26, 2018
CN: https://cn.nytimes.com/china/20180926/china-vatican-agreement-appoint-catholic-bishops/
EN: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/24/world/asia/china-vatican-agreement-appoint-catholic-bishops.html?_ga=2.223231966.433064973.1537930922-201494267.1529654495

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