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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58

Taiwan ex-captain gets life term for spying for China
South China Morning Post, December 11, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1378462/taiwan-ex-captain-gets-life-term-spying-china

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:58
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

云南强奸4岁幼女官员被判八年 精神赔偿难实现 ()
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7816969.html

最高法:嫖宿幼女罪是一种侮辱 完全赞成废除()
Beijing Evening News, December 10, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/politics/2013-12/4642018.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

北京私秘会所:八项规定没有影响来这领导太多 ()
CCTV, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793893.html

湖北确认网上嫖娼视频当事人为省高院庭长()
Xingchu Website, December 10, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1210/c1001-23793813.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China is tied to spying on European diplomats
裸照作诱饵,中国黑客攻击外国政府网络
New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/technology/20131210/c10hacks/dual/

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Chinese media find silver linings in smog clouds
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/10/chinese-media-silver-linings-smog-haze

20省份出现雾霾天 京津冀长三角重污染区连成片()
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131207/u1a7817029.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

中国拒绝续签《纽约时报》和彭博社24记者的签证
Radio Free Asia, December 10, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/meiti/xql-12092013145400.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Rising violence against doctors in China
The Diplomat, December 8, 2013
http://thediplomat.com/2013/12/rising-violence-against-doctors-in-china/

1.5 million people worldwide combat unprecedented evil and sign global petition against forced organ harvesting in China
The Sacramento Bee, December 8, 2013
http://www.sacbee.com/2013/12/09/5985084/15-million-people-worldwide-combat.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

刘晓波失去自由五年,美国敦促中国释放
Deutsche Welle, December 10, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bzPLZD

Related:
中国驳斥美国提出释放刘晓波的要求
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131210_china_rebuffs_kerry.shtml

China rebuffs US calls for release of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377323/release-nobel-peace-prize-winner-liu-xiaobo-john-kerry-urges-china

《刘宾雁时代》在美国出版 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/kejiaowen/ml-12092013121621.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Beijing bans “sensitive topics” during Mandela funeral coverage
South China Morning Post, December 10, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1377508/beijing-bans-sensitive-topics-during-mandela-funeral-coverage

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

世界专利申请数量大增 中国是关键 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 10, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131209_patent.shtml

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China: The woman who lives in a hole
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 9, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-25302519

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

农民工融入城市调查:积分不够子女无法读公办小学
People’s Daily, December 10, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131208/u1a7817167.html

中国流动人口已达2.36亿 逾七成系从农村流向城市
China News Service, December 10, 2013
http://www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2013/12/10/296694.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

Unrelenting Inner Mongolian herders expelled from Beijing after protests
Radio Free Asia, December 9, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/herders-12092013181727.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China sex workers face “harsh” detention: rights group
New Straits Times, December 10, 2013
http://www.nst.com.my/latest/china-sex-workers-face-harsh-detention-rights-group-1.428171

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

China’s treatment of minorities troubles Canada’s religious freedom ambassador
Calgary Herald, December 10, 2013
http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/national/China+treatment+minorities+troubles+Canada+religious/9265847/story.html

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 09:34

On Human Rights Day, I'll be thinking of my father in a Chinese prison
The Guardian, December 10, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/10/human-rights-day-unhrc-progress-china-abuse

Breathe in that dirty doublethink
Financial Times, December 10, 2013
http://on.ft.com/1fgGfeF

The thorny challenge of covering China
《纽约时报》做生意更做新闻
The New York Times, December 10, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131210/c10pubed/dual/

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 12:38

最高法赞成废除嫖宿幼女罪 (Supreme Court supports proposed legislation to protect against child rape)
Xinhua, December 9, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2013-12/09/c_125827362.htm

Related:
Under-age sex charge puts China's top court and legislature at odds
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1376737/under-age-sex-charge-puts-chinas-top-court-and-legislature-odds

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

内地规范公务接待 工作餐禁鱼翅 (Consumption of shark’s fin banned from official receptions)
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/17598/nei-di-gui-fan-gong-wu-jie-dai-gong-zuo-can-jin-yu-chi

Related:
《党政机关国内公务接待管理规定》(全文) (Regulations on the Management of Domestic Official Receptions by Party and Government Organs)
Xinhua, December 9, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/ziliao/2013-12/09/c_125827827.htm
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

明年全国高校毕业生将达727万再创纪录 (University graduates in China to reach 7.27 million next year, setting another record)
Jianghua Times, December 8, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1208/c1001-23777890.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

利国防 促团结 更平等 官媒诠释雾霾“好处”(Official media praises smog as being good for defense, solidarity, and equality)
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/17639/li-guo-fang-cu-tuan-jie-geng-ping-deng-guan-mei-quan-shi-wu-mai-hao-chu

Related Tencent Weibo post:
火兴才, December 8, 2013 是不是要让全党全军全民族紧密团结在以央视网为人民日报的环球时报周围,吸霾,呼霾,养霾,赞美霾,歌颂霾?(Is this a call for the whole Party, army, and nation to rally around CCTV and Global Times to smoke, breathe, cultivate, praise, and extol the smog?)

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

In China, a widespread show of sympathy for Mandela
纪念曼德拉,中国左右派各取所需
The New York Times, December 7, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131207/c07reaction/dual/

Chinese police recommend trial for rights advocate
中国警方向检察官建议审判民权倡导者许志永
The New York Times, December 9, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131209/c09xuzhiyong/dual/

Related:
许志永起诉书曝光 主要“罪行” 为推动教育平权与官员财产公开 (Main charges in Xu Zhiyong’s indictment: promoting equal education and advocating for disclosure of officials’ assets)
Radio France International, December 9, 2013
http://rfi.my/1gjOtWp

Related Tencent weibo post:
一贫如洗, December 9, 2013 如果这是罪,那么,每一个有良知、有社会责任感的人,都有罪。感谢有关部门让我们认识了许志永,了解了新公民运动,知道了有这么一群人不为自己,而是为他人争取着利益,为社会寻求着公平,为国家尽着一个公民的义务和责任。 http://t.qq.com/p/t/340526030969077

美国国会举行听证会:中国政治犯女儿呼唤爸爸回家 (U.S. congressional hearing: daughters of China’s political prisoners call for their fathers’ return)
Radio Free Asia, December 6, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/vt-12062013143822.html

律师会见刘晓波失败 刘霞见朋友只哭说不出话 (Lawyer’s request to meet Liu Xiaobo ignored)
Radio Free Asia, December 7, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-12072013113538.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

在纽约后院建中国式迪斯尼?(Building a Chinese-style Disneyland in upstate New York?)
Deutsche Welle, December 7, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bslVW0

Related:
Mysterious plans to build upstate NY "China City of America"
New York Post, December 4, 2013
http://nypost.com/2013/12/04/mysterious-plans-to-build-upstate-ny-china-city-of-america/

China: the must-visit destination for cash-seeking world leaders
The Guardian, December 6, 2013
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/06/china-cash-seeking-world-leaders-uk-human-rights

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 10:44

北京井底人:曾被城管关狗笼里 谈何尊严 (Beijing man evicted from well, his home for 10 years after local authorities locked him in dog cage)
People’s Daily, December 7, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1207/c1001-23773573.html

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:44

Hebei farmer commits suicide over fines for children
South China Morning Post, December 9, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1376796/hebei-farmer-commits-suicide-over-fines-children

Monday, December 9, 2013 - 09:44

China’s strong-arm tactics toward U.S. media merit a response
The Washington Post, December 8, 2013
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chinas-strong-arm-tactics-toward-us-media-merit-a-response/2013/12/08/164163fc-5eb9-11e3-bc56-c6ca94801fac_story.html

Cameron’s human rights humbug and the Chinese fortune cookie
The Sunday Times, December 8, 2013
http://www.sundaytimes.lk/131208/columns/camerons-human-rights-humbug-and-the-chinese-fortune-cookie-75677.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Air pollution shrouds eastern China
中国东部遭遇近期最严重大气污染
The New York Times, December 5, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131206/c06pollution/dual/

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

中国大陆今年前9个月新增艾滋病感染者7万人 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/yl-12052013150810.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Daughters appeal for China to free jailed fathers
Agence France-Presse December 5, 2013
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131205/daughters-appeal-china-free-jailed-fathers

新余三君子均遭刑讯逼供 律师发现重大程序违规 ()
Radio Free Asia, December 5, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/sy-12052013095533.html

Related Tencent Weibo post:
RIGHTS律师团, December 6, 2013
杨学林:新余案庭审,全部结束,择日选判。
http://t.qq.com/p/t/315798094103983

Chinese mourn Mandela; ask awkward questions about own dissidents
Reuters, December 5, 2013
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-mandela-china-20131205,0,7974656.story

Related:
北京悼念曼德拉 民众避提刘晓波
Voice of America, December 5, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/mandela-condolence-20131206/1804925.html

China pays tribute to Mandela, an "old friend of the Chinese people"
South China Morning Post, December 6, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1374332/china-pays-tribute-mandela-old-friend-chinese-people

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s liberator as prisoner and President, dies at 95
解放者曼德拉:从囚徒到总统
The New York Times, December 5, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/obits/20131206/c06mandela-obit/dual/

Related Tencent weibo post:
温军, December 5, 2013
【中国怎么可能有曼德拉?】说曼德拉伟大,那是因为他在南非!他坐了27年牢,出狱后当选总统,还活了95岁的高龄。如果在中国,将可能面临老虎凳,咽阴毛,喷芥末油,缠铜丝(生殖器与脚趾)等酷刑,一个正常人怎么可能扛得过27年并保持精神正常?这些酷刑并非杜撰,参见腾讯。@袁裕来律师@何兵@徐昕
http://t.qq.com/p/t/336294064216181

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

食药监总局曝光20家假药信息网站
People’s Daily, December 6, 2013
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2013/1206/c1001-23760485.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

十八大以来被调查省部级官员已达13人 ( )
People’s Daily, December 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/p/2013-12-06/183028906856.shtml

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 10:38

Shanghai teens top international education ranking, OECD ()
CNN, December 3, 2013
http://www.cnn.com/2013/12/03/world/asia/pisa-education-study/

Related:
上海學生全球最強 香港第三 ()
Ming Pao, December 5, 2013
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20131205/ca41147w.htm
Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

China pressures U.S.j, prompting warning from Biden
中国向外媒施压迫使拜登出言警告
New York Times, December 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/policy/20131206/c06journalists/dual/

Biden faults China on foreign press crackdown
中国向外媒施压迫使拜登出言警告
拜登指责中国打压外国驻华新闻机构
New York Times, December 6, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131206/c06biden/dual/

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

全国微博账号突破13亿 ()
Peoples Daily, December 6, 2013
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2013-12/4638260.html

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

吾爾開希闖關香港心路 ()
Xinhua, December 5, 2013
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/content_archive.cfm?id=1386214762664&docissue=2013-49

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

Court orders: It turns out that torturing people for confessions isn’t all right after all
The Economist, December 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591210-it-turns-out-torturing-people-confessions-isnt-all-right-after-all-court-orders

Merry Mao-mas! The chairman’s birthday this month will put Xi Jinping to the test
The Economist, December 7, 2013
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21591186-chairmans-birthday-month-will-put-xi-jinping-test-merry-mao-mas

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

艾滋病人深圳求职1年内被辞退六次
Yangcheng Evening News, December 6, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/s/2013-12-06/152328905728.shtml

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 08:45

張藝謀與自我他者化 ()
Yazhou Zhoukan, December 15, 2013
http://www.yzzk.com/cfm/content_archive.cfm?id=1386214763101&docissue=2013-49

2017特首普选 应予政党提名权 ()
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/opinion/17432/2017te-shou-pu-xuan-ying-yu-zheng-dang-ti-ming-quan

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Zhou Bin, Son Of China's Security Chief Zhou Yongkang, aids corruption investigation
Reuters, December 5, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/04/zhou-bin-zhou-yongkang_n_4382996.html

Related:
路透社:周永康之子周滨被软禁协助调查 (Reuters: Zhou Bin, son of Zhou Yongkang, put under house arrest to assist investigation of father)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 5, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131204_iv_hepin_zhouyongkang.shtml
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

美环保局长:中国大气汞污染已飘到美国河流中 (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: mercury emitted in China enters upper atmosphere and is deposited in U.S. rivers)
Global Times, December 5, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/world/201312/04/53871_33829321.htm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

港媒:政改咨询按北京意愿设框架 (HK Media: framework for political consultation to be set by Beijing)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 5, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131205_press_hongkong_political_reform.shtml

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

被遺棄的精神病康復者 (Guangdong psychiatric hospital: 20% of recovered patients stay, have nowhere else to go)
Ming Pao, December 5, 2013
http://premium.mingpao.com/cfm/mem_Login1.cfm?SuccessUrl=%2Fcfm%2FContent_News%2Ecfm%3FChannel%3Dca%26Path%3D168095561755%2Fcha1_er%2Ecfm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Outspoken billionaire activist Wang Gongquan pleads guilty to public order offences
Associated Press, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1373529/outspoken-billionaire-activist-wang-gongquan-pleads-guilty-public-order

Related:
企业家王功权“认罪”视频或将在央视播放 (Video of “confession” by Wang Gongquan, detained businessman and supporter of New Citizens’ Movement, may be broadcasted on CCTV )
Deutsche Welle, December 5, 2013
http://bit.ly/1bjxCuA

Rights lawyers harassed as China hails rule of law
Associated Press, December 4, 2013
www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/china-rights-lawyers-harassed-by-about-200-thugs/2013/12/04/cb57b2dc-5cd4-11e3-8d24-31c016b976b2_story.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

恐吓民众的“爱国”文宣 (Patriotic propaganda article in People’s Daily incites “fear of anarchy”)
Deutsche Welle, December 3, 2013
http://bit.ly/1hAv8R0

New York Times and Bloomberg facing expulsion from China
The Telegraph, December 5, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10498086/New-York-Times-and-Bloomberg-facing-expulsion-from-China.html

Related:
Biden criticizes China on media, human rights
The Wall Street Journal, December 5, 2013
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303997604579239751549316272

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Susan Rice criticizes human rights abuses in China, Russia
Reuters, December 3, 2013
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/04/susan-rice-china-russia_n_4387304.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

报告:美国人不满意奥巴马对华政策 (Report: Americans dissatisfied with Obama's China policy)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 4, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/world/2013/12/131204_us_china_policy.shtml

Joe Biden just told Chinese citizens to “challenge the government”
Quartz, December 4, 2013
qz.com/153806/joe-biden-just-told-chinese-citizens-to-challenge-the-government/

Mysterious China-themed “city” proposed in New York’s Catskills
Above Top Secret, December 5, 2013
http://www.abovetopsecret.com/forum/thread986231/pg1

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

官媒称互联网治理“晴空初见” (Official media: Internet cleanup has produced “first glimpse of clear skies”)
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/china/17449/guan-mei-cheng-hu-lian-wang-zhi-li-qing-kong-chu-jian

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Chinese parents paid £2 billion in fines for breaching one-child policy
The Telegraph, December 5, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10497755/Chinese-parents-paid-2-billion-in-fines-for-breaching-one-child-policy.html

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

一线城市年内卖地4720亿创记录 同比暴涨181.72% (Land sales at record highs in tier-1 cities, soaring 181.72 % over previous year)
Xinhua, December 5, 2013
http://news.dayoo.com/china/201312/05/53868_33857218.htm

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

China Mobile drops hint of long-awaited Apple deal
CNBC, December 3, 2013
www.cnbc.com/id/101242085

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Tibetan father “sets himself alight” in Sichuan province
South China Morning Post, December 5, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1373627/tibetan-father-sets-himself-alight-sichuan-province

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 11:39

Why China’s reforms aren’t enough
German Marshal Fund of the United States, December 4, 2013
blog.gmfus.org/2013/12/04/why-chinas-reforms-arent-enough/

China needs to change view of Tibet
Asia Times Online, December 4, 2013
www.atimes.com/atimes/China/CHIN-01-041213.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

今年来16家上市公司21名高管出事 川企占6家 ()
Beijing Youth Daily, December 4, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1204/05/9F7R56UQ0001124J.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

Godfather of Chinese rock, Cui Jian, asks why Hong Kong doesn't "get" good music
South China Morning Post, December 4, 2013
http://www.scmp.com/video?movideo_m=638411

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

David Cameron challenges China over cyber spying
The Telegraph, December 3, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/david-cameron/10493018/David-Cameron-challenges-China-over-cyber-spying.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:44

中国再次退运5批超12万吨进口美国转基因玉米 ()
Xinhua, December 4, 2013
http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2013-12-04/143028884872.shtml

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

China education model faces criticism at home
中国民众不认同本国教育体制
Financial Times, December 4, 2013
EN: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001053761

CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001053761

OECD education report: case study China
The Telegraph, December 3, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/education/10490471/OECD-education-report-case-study-China.html

人教社称早已知道教材出错 相关教材不会召回 ()
China Youth Daily, December 4, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1204/04/9F7O5G8M0001124J.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

上海雾霾围城 教委建议学生暂停户外活动 ()
Jiefang Daily, December 4, 2013
http://weather.news.sina.com.cn/news/2013/1204/143296984.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

中国控烟十年卷烟产量增50% 禁烟广告工作获0分 ()
Beijing Youth Daily, December 4, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1204/04/9F7OGEH40001124J.html

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

香港启动2017特首普选咨询
City prepares for consultation on 2017 popular election of chief executive
South China Morning Post, December 4, 2013
CH: http://www.scmpchinese.com/sc/hong-kong/17402/xiang-gang-qi-dong-2017te-shou-pu-xuan-zi-xun

EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1372313/city-prepares-consultation-2017-popular-election-chief-executive

Related:
港府启动首轮政改咨询 民主派表关注 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 4, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131204_hongkong_electoral.shtml
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

司法为民? 普法日宣传、现实两重天 (Justice for people? Universal Legal Day’s Propaganda and reality like worlds apart)
Sound of Hope, December 4, 2013
http://soundofhope.org/node/408077

Related weibo post:
北京刑事辩护律师, December 4, 2013
今天是“法制宣传日”,也是江西新余刘萍、魏忠平、李思华三人涉嫌“非法集会罪”一案第二次开庭审理的第二天。在大批警察警戒的法院门口,律师、被告人家属遭到谩骂和推搡。民众表示:警戒线内遭到不明身份者围攻,这是有组织犯罪啊!法院是赤裸裸的流氓。“法制宣传日”成为莫大的讽刺。
http://t.qq.com/p/t/338511036404781

苏E-我要的未来4, December 4, 2013
浦志强:12月4日是中国宪法日,但我们在新余很不顺利。这么多年了,对法庭怎么样,法庭内外如何维稳,我有经验,对庭外鼓噪却初次见识。两百来位工人模样的群众,诅咒我“流氓律师”、“汉奸律师”、“卖国律师”和“中华民族的败类”,被他们在大批特警眼皮底下推搡拉扯谩骂,我实在百感交集。
http://t.qq.com/p/t/232436128249755

Biden Asked to Raise Case of Jailed Nobel Laureate and Wife
New York Times, December 4, 2013
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/03/biden-asked-to-raise-case-of-jailed-nobel-laureate-and-wife/?smid=tw-share&_r=3

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

China secretly conducted 'inspections' of Bloomberg News bureaus in country
Business Standard, December 4, 2013
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/china-secretly-conducted-inspections-of-bloomberg-news-bureaus-in-country-113120300296_1.html

Related:
彭博社京滬辦事處被搜 隨卡梅倫訪華記者禁入記者會 (Bloomberg’s bureaus in Beijing and Shanghai searched by authorities)
Ming Pao, December 4, 2013
http://news.mingpao.com/20131204/caa1.htm
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

Biden, in Japan, Calibrates Message Over Tensions With China
拜登关切中国空识区但未要求撤销
New York Times, December 4, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/asia-pacific/20131204/c04biden/dual/

David Cameron denies 'staying slient' on China's human rights record
The Guardian, December 4, 2013
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/10493049/David-Cameron-denies-staying-slient-on-Chinas-human-rights-record.html

In message to China, U.S., Japan push 'rule of law'
Military Times, December 2, 2013
www.militarytimes.com/article/20131203/NEWS/312030006/In-message-China-U-S-Japan-push-rule-law-

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

二号专案:周家党已经垮台,周永康将受审 (Zhou Yongkang, former China’s security chief, will be on trial)
Boxun.com, December 4, 2013
http://www.peacehall.com/news/gb/china/2013/12/201312042356.shtml#.Up9Xn9JDvTo

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

Soups, statues and soothsayers in demand as China eases one-child law
Times of India, December 3, 2013
timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/Soups-statues-and-soothsayers-in-demand-as-China-eases-one-child-law/articleshow/26808696.cms

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43

China moves to increase independence of judiciary
The Law Society Gazette, December 2, 2013
www.lawgazette.co.uk/law/china-moves-to-increase-independence-of-judiciary/5039015.article

China will struggle to walk the talk on legal reform
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/03/china-will-struggle-to-walk-the-talk-on-legal-reform/

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 08:43
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

After battling censors, Chinese thriller finally premieres
Wall Street Journal, December 3, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/12/03/after-battling-censors-chinese-thriller-finally-premiers/

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

China Southern Airlines says four executives under anti-graft probe
Reuters, December 2, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/02/us-china-southern-probe-idUSBRE9B103N20131202

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

郑州一污水处理厂日均9万吨污水未经处理流出 (90,000 tons of raw sewage flow out daily from a Zhengzhou treatment plant)
China News Service, December 3, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1203/19/9F6N7O3200014JB6.html

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

UK protests after China bars Bloomberg reporter from press event
英国就中方禁彭博记者表达抗议
Financial Times, December 3, 2013
CH: http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001053741
EN:http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/ba5d1dda-5b55-11e3-848e-00144feabdc0.html#axzz2mQI4jFBD

Related:
No 10 protests as British journalist is barred from Chinese press conference
The Guardian, December 2, 2013
www.theguardian.com/world/2013/dec/02/journalist-barred-chinese-conference-robert-hutton
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

香港证实境内首例H7N9感染病例
Hong Kong confirms first case of H7N9 bird flu
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2013
EN: http://news.mingpao.com/20131203/gab1.htm
CN: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-25181387

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

江西刘萍案律师:新余庭审不公正 (Lawyer for Liu Ping, Jiangxi asset transparency advocate: Xinyu trial is unjust)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 3, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131203_china_actisiststrial_puzhiqiang.shtml

刘霞软禁三年患忧郁症 向当局提三基本权利 (Suffering from depression under house arrest, Liu Xia requests to see doctor, read Liu Xiaobo’s letters, and work)
Voice of America, December 3, 2013
http://www.voachinese.com/content/liu-xia-suffers-depresstion-20131203/1802311.html

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

China journalist slams state TV for airing public confession
Reuters, December 2, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/02/us-china-rumours-idUSBRE9B10BE20131202

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

Mu Zengwu's path from rural China to law school is journey of inequality
Associated Press, December 1, 2013
www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/01/mu-zengwu-china_n_4367905.html

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

中国资源衰退型城市达67个 涉及24个行政区 (Declining resources found in 67 Chinese cities cross 24 administrative regions)
Xinhua, December 3, 2013
http://news.163.com/13/1203/18/9F6M2AEE00014JB5.html

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

Why China's boom may be coming to an end - and the 50 million women shortage is to blame
The Telegraph, December 2, 2013
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10484993/Why-Chinas-boom-may-be-coming-to-an-end-and-the-50-million-women-shortage-is-to-blame.html

Chinese director offers to pay fine for One-Child Policy violation
张艺谋首度承认超生,或被罚款1.6亿人民币
New York Times, December 3, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/opinion/20131203/c03yu/dual/

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 09:59

The hijacking of Chinese patriotism
被绑架的爱国主义
New York Times, December 3, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131203/c03zhang/dual/

David Cameron's mixed signals to China don't do Britain any favours
The Guardian, December 2, 2013
www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/dec/02/david-cameron-mixed-signals-china

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

记者调查人大招生处长被查:高招成腐败重灾区 ()
Xinhua, December 2, 2013
http://news.eastday.com/c/20131202/u1a7808183.html

China probes official of state-owned insurance firm for graft
Reuters, December 1, 2013
uk.reuters.com/article/2013/12/01/uk-china-corruption-idUKBRE9B001720131201

Senior Chinese official sacked in corruption probe
Reuters, November 30, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/30/us-china-corruption-idUSBRE9AT01B20131130

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

Cultural revolution taking place in China's bedrooms
Agence France-Presse, November 28, 2013
www.bangkokpost.com/news/world/382123/cultural-revolution-taking-place-in-china-bedrooms

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

中国环保组织状告中石油违法排污 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 29, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/11/131129_china_environment_sue_petrochina.shtml

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

The AIDS granny in exile
BuzzFeed, December 1, 2013
www.buzzfeed.com/kathleenmclaughlin/the-aids-granny-in-exile

Beijing police detain dozens of activists ahead of World AIDS Day
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2013
www.rfa.org/english/news/china/aids-11292013115523.html

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

Isolation Under House Arrest for Wife of Imprisoned Nobel Laureate
刘晓波妻子刘霞软禁期间书信流出
New York Times, December 2, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/china/20131202/c02liu/dual/

张军律师拒绝法院安检遭行拘 律师团体发声促放人增人权 ()
Radio Free Asia, November 29, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-11292013105536.html

For more information on Zhang Jun, see:
Lawyers Protest Unlawful Security Check by Local Courts
律师抗议地方法院违法安检
Human Rights in China, November 30, 2013
EN: http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/lawyers-protest-unlawful-security-check-local-courts
CH: http://www.hrichina.org/chs/xin-wen-gong-zuo/zhong-guo-ren-quan-jian-xun/lu-shi-kang-yi-di-fang-fa-yuan-wei-fa-jian
Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

央视制片人王青雷离职,“真话”遭封杀 ( )
Deutsche Welle, December 2, 2013
http://bit.ly/18UVzMK

China's rumor crackdown has 'cleaned' Internet, official says
Reuters, November 28, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/28/us-china-internet-idUSBRE9AR0BQ20131128

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

With More Than 123,000 Votes Cast, National Zoo Names Its Giant Panda Cub
中美共慶華盛頓熊貓「寶寶」百日
New York Times, December 2, 2013
http://cn.nytimes.com/usa/20131202/c02panda/dual/

Britain accused of going soft on rights to woo China
Financial Times, November 28, 2013
www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/e4620830-582f-11e3-a2ed-00144feabdc0.html?siteedition=intl#axzz2mHTfTTtD

Face-off: China’s new air-defence zone suggests a worrying new approach in the region
The Economist, November 30, 2013
www.economist.com/news/leaders/21590930-chinas-new-air-defence-zone-suggests-worrying-new-approach-region-face

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

傳陸發文件 指周永康被捕
CNA, December 1, 2013
www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2013/dec/01/xi-jinping-china-leader

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央视推持指周永康被查 旋即删除
Radio Free Asia, December 2, 2013
http://www.rfa.org/cantonese/news/Zhou-12022013083804.html?encoding=simplified

Xi Jinping: Chinese ruler who's a riddle to the world
The Guardian, December 1, 2013
www.theguardian.com/theobserver/2013/dec/01/xi-jinping-china-leader

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

张艺谋网上声明承认超生并称愿意受罚 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 2, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131202_zhang_yimou.shtml

China to question movie director's agent on family planning allegations
Reuters, November 29, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/30/us-china-onechild-idUSBRE9AT01F20131130

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

国家信访局:逐步把网上信访作为解决信访问题的主渠道 ()
Xinhua, November 28, 2013
http://news.xinhuanet.com/2013-11/28/c_118330546.htm#715159-tsina-1-91593-b4627af4aa6de3e8cf9f7d8876a92f2c

China seeks to reform its petitioning system
Associated Press, November 28, 2013
abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/china-reform-petitioning-system-21038970

Related:

全国信访形势总体平稳 诉求集中民生 (Overall situation of petitioning stable, grievances mostly related to livelihood issues)
State Council Information Office, November 28, 2013
www.scio.gov.cn/video/zxtj/Document/1351895/1351895.htm

China starts probe of senior petitions bureau official
Wall Street Journal, November 29, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/29/china-starts-probe-of-senior-petitions-bureau-official/

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

司法部官员:社区矫正不可能成另一种劳教 ()
Jinghua Times, November 30, 2013
http://news.sohu.com/20131130/n391048154.shtml

后劳教时代的“社区矫正” (“Community Correction” in Post RTL)
Deutsche Welle, November 29, 2013
http://bit.ly/IAFBwL

江苏省公安厅秘密文件曝光 (Secret document reveals existing black jails in China)
Epoch Times, November 27, 2013
http://bit.ly/18hhTw8

A jail by another name - China labor camps now drug detox centers
Reuters, November 30, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/12/01/us-china-camps-idUSBRE9AT0AY20131201

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

China judicial reform: All trial proceedings to be open to the public
CCTV, November 28, 2013
english.cntv.cn/program/china24/20131128/100590.shtml

Related:

最高人民法院关于人民法院在互联网公布裁判文书的规定 (Supreme People's Court's Regulations Concerning the Publication on the Internet of People's Courts' Verdict Documents)
Supreme People's Court, November 21, 2013
www.chinacourt.org/article/detail/2013/11/id/1152212.shtml

China aims to curb wrongful convictions amid abuse
Associated Press, November 27, 2013
http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/11/27/v-fullstory/3782485/china-aims-to-curb-wrongful-convictions.html

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

马英九:将向大陆当局表严正立场 ()
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 1, 2013
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2013/12/131201_taiwan_ma_china.shtml

Monday, December 2, 2013 - 09:46

Why Chinese needs a good word for "irony", and why it's too soon to bid farewell to re-education through labor
Chinese Law Prof Blog, November 28, 2013
lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/2013/11/why-chinese-needs-a-good-word-for-irony-and-why-its-too-soon-to-bid-farewell-to-re-education-through.html

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 18:00

Exclusive: U.S. expands China hiring probe to Morgan Stanley
Reuters, November 26, 2013
www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/26/us-china-jpmorgan-morganstanley-idUSBRE9AP19T20131126

China cuts civil servants’ car perks
Wall Street Journal, November 26, 2013
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2013/11/26/china-cuts-civil-servants-car-perks/


Related:

党政机关厉行节约反对浪费条例 (Regulations on Combating Waste and Strictly Enforcing Thrift Among Party and Government Organs)
Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council, November 25, 2013
news.xinhuanet.com/2013-11/25/c_118287949.htm

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