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Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

Tibetan monk dies after being severely beaten in detention
Radio Free Asia, March 5, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/beaten-03052014152512.html

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

China's reformed one-child policy hurts female job applicants planning on second child
International Business Times, March 5, 2014
www.ibtimes.com/chinas-reformed-one-child-policy-hurts-female-job-applicants-planning-second-child-1559690

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

Xinjiang official Nur Bekri says evidence against Uygur academic Ilham Tohti ‘irrefutable’
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1442049/xinjiang-official-nur-bekri-says-evidence-against-uygur-academic-ilham

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

China wrongs a rights defender
The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2014
on.wsj.com/1lzTcp0

Hong Kong government has a duty to respect the rights of domestic helpers
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1441346/hong-kong-government-has-duty-respect-rights-domestic

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

Beijing plans to spend $2.45 trillion this year. Here’s how
The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/05/beijing-plans-to-spend-2-45-trillion-this-year-heres-how/?mod=WSJBlog

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

李克强:所有财政拨款的“三公”经费都要公开 (Chinese premier calls for transparency of official expenses)
Beijing News, March 5, 2014
www.bjnews.com.cn/news/2014/03/05/307550.html

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

Experts skeptical of Kunming link to global terror
Associated Press, March 4, 2014
www.journalreview.com/news/article_bc4ffe48-3738-5a86-8d20-a8b5f59547bb.html

Related:
China says station attackers wanted to carry out jihad abroad
Reuters, March 5, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/05/us-china-xinjiang-idUSBREA240LT0140305

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

Wealthy residents depart Chinese mainland in search of clean air
Climate Progress, March 4, 2014
thinkprogress.org/climate/2014/03/04/3357381/pollution-chinese-environmental-refugees-island/#

Chinese premier declares war on pollution in economic overhaul
The Guardian, March 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/05/china-pollution-economic-reform-growth-target

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

城市户籍门槛高,流动人口生根难 (Fudan University study: migrants face arduous requirements for urban household registration)
china.org.cn, March 4, 2014
data.163.com/14/0304/22/9MHDAKKN00014MTN.html

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

Activists press for reform during China congress
人大北京开会 维权人士呼吁中国改革
Voice of America, March 4, 2014
EN: www.voanews.com/content/activists-press-for-reform-during-china-congress/1863611.html
CH: http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-human-rights-20140304/1863758.html

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

China's Xi says Russia can push for political solution in Ukraine
Reuters, March 4, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/04/us-ukraine-crisis-china-idUSBREA232AV20140304

Chinese plead for Canada to let them immigrate
Associated Press, March 4, 2014
www.seattlepi.com/news/science/article/Chinese-plead-for-Canada-to-let-them-immigrate-5287085.php

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

中国2014年国防预算增加12.2%
China says 2014 military budget to rise 12.2 percent
Reuters, March 5, 2014
EN: www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/05/us-china-parliament-defence-idUSBREA2403L20140305
CH: cn.reuters.com/article/CNTopGenNews/idCNCNEA2401V20140305

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

China NPC 2014: The Reports
The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/05/china-npc-2014-the-reports/?mod=WSJBlog

Related:政府工作报告 (Report on the Work of the Government)
National People's Congress, March 5, 2014
CH: online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/2014GovtWorkReport_Chn.pdf
EN: online.wsj.com/public/resources/documents/2014GovtWorkReport_Eng.pdf

Everything you need to know about Beijing’s big meetings
The Wall Street Journal, March 5, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/05/everything-you-need-to-know-about-beijings-big-meetings/?mod=WSJBlog

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

Disturbance and smoke in Tiananmen Square amid tight security for NPC meeting
The South China Morning Post, March 5, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1440862/disturbance-and-smoke-tiananmen-square-amid-tight-security-npc

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

中共前高官呼吁北京准许达赖喇嘛回西藏(High-ranking CPC official calls on Beijing to allow Dalai Lama to return to Tibet)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 5, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140305_tibet_china.shtml

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

中国百名女大学生致信人大关注校园性侵 (100 female college students call for NPC’s attention on campus sexual assault)
Radio Free Asia, March 4, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-03042014163517.html

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

维吾尔组织吁冷静应对昆明事件 促解决人权问题 (Uyghur group condemns Kunming violence, calls for calm and human rights protection)
Voice of America, March 4, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/china-kunming-violence-20140304/1864221.html

Uighur leader fears China's “iron fist” after knife attack
Reuters, March 4, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/04/us-china-xinjiang-kadeer-idUSBREA231YO20140304

Xinjiang netizens react to Kunming knife attack public backlash
China Smack, March 4, 2014
www.chinasmack.com/2014/stories/xinjiang-netizens-react-to-kunming-knife-attack-public-backlash.html

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:37

How Ukraine’s instability could affect China
China Dialogue, March 4, 2014
https://www.chinadialogue.net/blog/6784-How-Ukraine-s-instability-could-affect-China/en

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

中国亿万富豪数世界第二 152人身家超10亿美元 (China is home to second most number of billionaires in the world)
China News, March 4, 2014
news.sina.com.cn/c/2014-03-04/090629617380.shtml

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

Detentions of Chinese activists tripled last year: report
Radio Free Asia, March 3, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detentions-03032014182151.html

Related:
A nightmarish year under Xi Jinping’s “Chinese Dream”: 2013 annual report on the situation of human rights defenders in China
Chinese Human Rights Defenders, March 3, 2014
http://chrdnet.com/2014/03/a-nightmarish-year-under-xi-jinpings-chinese-dream-2013-annual-report-on-the-situation-of-human-rights-defenders-in-china/

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

Cisco cleared in rights case, as tech sector watches
Agence France-Presse, February 28, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/cisco-cleared-rights-case-tech-sector-watches-014341930.html

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

人权观察致信习近平促改革 (Human Rights Watch urges Xi Jinping to implement reforms to protect human rights)
Voice of America, March 3, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/hrw-urges-xi-to-advocate-29140303/1863483.html

Related:
Letter to General Secretary Xi Jinping Re: The annual plenary session of China’s National People’s Congress
Human Rights Watch, March 3, 2014
www.hrw.org/node/123552

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

方政呼吁“两会”代表对“天安门母亲”的公开信做出回应 (June Fourth crackdown survivor urges Two Congresses delegates to respond to Tiananmen Mothers open letter)
Radio Free Asia, March 3, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ck-03032014085550.html

Related:
Tiananmen Mothers urge Chinese legislators to follow their conscience and resolve June Fourth issue
Human Rights in China, February 28, 2014
www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/tiananmen-mothers-urge-chinese-legislators-follow-their-conscience-and-resolve-june

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

广东台资鞋厂数千人连日罢工 抗议薪资过低 (Workers at Taiwan-owned shoe factory in Guangdong go on strike demanding higher wages)
Radio Free Asia, March 3, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/yf2-03032014113347.html

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 10:47

China's top legislative body aims to push reform
Voice of America, March 4, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinas-top-legislative-body-aims-to-push-reform/1863636.html

Related:
Taking aim at Chinese jobs
The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304360704579418660460145226

China may opt for 'two children' policy in future, says senior official
The Guardian, March 4, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/04/china-may-opt-two-children-policy

俞正声政协开幕提涉藏涉疆等问题 民间期待反腐及财产公示立法 (Public expectation of anti-corruption legislation rises as top political advisory body convenes annual session)
Radio Free Asia, March 3, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/ql1-03032014103427.html

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 09:41

China knife massacre: police say they have captured remaining suspects
The Guardian, March 3, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/03/china-knife-attack-police-capture-suspects-kunming

Related:
Terror in Kunming
The Economist, March 3, 2014
www.economist.com/blogs/analects/2014/03/deadly-knife-attack

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 09:41

Attack strains already tense relations between China’s Han and Uighers
昆明惨案考验维汉民族关系
The New York Times, March 4, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140304/c04kunming/dual/

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 09:41

辜胜阻:有户籍没有公共服务不能叫市民化 (Meaningful urbanization requires not only hukou reform but adequate provision of public services)
Guangmingwang, March 3, 2014
www.gmw.cn/sixiang/2014-03/03/content_10559500.htm

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:43

去年每3天曝光一起性侵儿童案 (125 cases of sexual abuse of girls reported in 2013, CPPCC deputies propose abolition of "prostituting with minor girls" provision in Criminal Law)
Beijing News, March 3, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-03/03/content_497652.htm?div=-1

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

Now Zhou Yongkang’s brother is detained following hint that net is closing on former security tsar
Agence France-Presse, March 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1439299/now-zhou-yongkangs-brother-detained-following-hint-net-closing-former

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

南华早报:内地父母为空气污染发愁 (South China Morning Post reports: mainland parents worried about air pollution)
China News Agency, March 3, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/hb/2014/03-03/5904049.shtml

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

李嘉誠撐新聞自由﹕聞劉遇襲傷心 (HK billionaire Li Ka-Shing voices support for press freedom, expresses sadness at attack on former editor)
Ming Pao, March 1, 2014
news.mingpao.com/20140301/gaa2.htm

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

专家点评:户籍制度改革的进程可以更快 (Experts say household registration reform can progress faster)
China News, February 28, 2014
esf.tj.soufun.com/newsecond/news/12201629.htm

我国第一部统筹各项社会救助制度的行政法规《社会救助暂行办法》5月1日起施行 (New regulations to standardize implementation of various social assistance programs, long-time residents with rural hukou eligible for temporary coverage)
Xinhua, February 27, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-02/27/c_119538885.htm

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

中国新公民活动人士致信全国人大代表要求维护法治 (New Citizens Movement activists urge NPC to uphold rule of law)
Voice of America, March 2, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/letter-from-new-citizen-activists-demanding-rule-of-law/1862590.html

Related:
请守住法治的底线――就新公民案致十二届全国人大全体代表的公开信 (Please defend the bottom line of rule of law--an open letter to the deputies of the 12th National People's Congress concerning the New Citizens Movement trials)
New Century Net, March 3, 2014
2newcenturynet.blogspot.hk/2014/03/blog-post_7144.html

China's human rights situation “worst in decades”
The Telegraph, March 2, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10670520/Chinas-human-rights-situation-worst-in-decades.html

Detained China dissident Cao Shunli near death-close friend
Reuters, February 28, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/01/us-china-rights-cao-idUSBREA2002X20140301

Related:
Doctor says Cao Shunli on life support, family made to sign medical parole
Human Rights in China, February 28, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/hric-bulletin/doctor-says-cao-shunli-life-support-family-made-sign-medical-parole

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

China media hurls racist slur at departing US envoy
Agence France-Presse, March 1, 2014
news.yahoo.com/china-media-hurls-racist-slur-departing-us-envoy-083825008.html

Michelle Obama to visit China this month
USA Today, March 3, 2014
http://www.usatoday.com/story/theoval/2014/03/03/obama-michelle-china-trip-march-19-26/5972633/

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

北京13教师访民遭围三天已断粮 全城戒备迎两会逾千人持续请愿 (Over a thousand petitions descend on Beijing ahead of "Two Congresses," authorities tighten control around the city)
Radio Free Asia, March 1, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-03012014114345.html

Wukan village’s future under threat as ex-cadres retake party reins
The South China Morning Post, March 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1439293/wukan-villages-future-under-threat-ex-cadres-retake-party-reins

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

昆明火车站发生暴力袭击 上百人死伤 (Kunming train station knife attack leaves at least 28 dead, 113 injured)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 1, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140301_china_kunming_attack.shtml

Related:
China blames Xinjiang separatists for stabbing rampage at train station
The New York Times, March 3, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/03/world/asia/china.html

China train station attack risks driving ethnic wedge deeper
Reuters, March 3, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/china-train-station-attack-risks-driving-ethnic-wedge-123611434.html

中国:昆明火车站严重暴力恐怖袭击已破案 (China: Kunming train station’s violent terror attack solved)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 3, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140303_china_kunming.shtml

Kunming citizens out in force for blood donation drive to help railway attack victims
The South China Morning Post, March 3, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1439367/kunming-citizens-out-force-blood-donation-drive-help-railway-attack

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

Taiwan suggests code of conduct for East China Sea
Voice of America, March 1, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/taiwan-flexes-diplomatic-wings-for-east-china-sea/1862102.html

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

Tibetan Monk jailed for three years for challenging Beijing's rule
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/tibet/jailed-02282014162619.html

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:40

Breakneck development exacerbates ethnic tensions in China
The Guardian, March 2, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/02/china-development-ethnic-tensions

Xinjiang police fire tear gas on Uyghur crowd at bazaar
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/bazaar-02282014154101.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Chinese Currency Falls to Lowest Level in Nearly a Year
The New York Times, February 28, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/01/business/chinese-currency.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Hundreds of babies rescued as Chinese police smash four child-trafficking rings
The Guardian, February 28, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/28/chinese-police-child-trafficking-baby-rings

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

2013中国食品安全网络舆情报告:大米猪肉成热点 (2013 Food Safety Website’s public opinion report shows rice and pork are hot topics for discussion)
Huanqiu.com, February 28, 2014
http://china.huanqiu.com/roll/2014-02/4868624.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

大学生揭露校园腐败 遭殴打报复被逼休学 (University student beaten, forced to take leave after exposing corruption among campus security guards)
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl1-02272014101855.html

审计署出台“二十不准”规定 禁止违规滥发钱物等 (National Audit Office issues regulations prohibiting 20 types of government expenses)
China News, February 28, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/02-28/5892857.shtml

How China snares tigers, swats flies on path to reform
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/02/27/how-china-snares-tigers-swats-flies-on-path-to-reform/

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

China sees wave of violence against hospital staff
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 27, 2014
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-26364133

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Journalists fear attack on Hong Kong editor won’t be solved
香港媒体担心刘进图遇袭真相难觅
The New York Times, February 28, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140228/c28hongkong/dual/

香港记者发起请愿活动反对暴力 (Hong Kong reporters petition against violence)
Voice of America, February 28, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/hk-press-freedom-20140228/1861308.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

美国国务院人权报告指出中国人权问题重重 (U.S. Department of State human rights report highlights myriad problems in China)
Voice of America, February 27, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/human-rights-report-20140227/1860650.html

Related:
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2013 China (includes Tibet, Hong Kong, and Macau)
United States Department of State, February 27, 2013
www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2013&dlid=220186#wrapper

China Issues Retaliatory Report on US Human Rights
Voice of America, February 28, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-issues-retaliatory-report-on-us-human-rights/1861142.html

Related:
授权发布:2013年美国的人权纪录 (China’s State Council Information Office: 2013 Report on Human Rights in the United States)
State Council Information Office/Xinhua, February 28, 2014
http://news.xinhuanet.com/world/2014-02/28/c_119546384.htm

美议员致函习近平 呼吁停止镇压和平行使权利的中国公民 (Members of U.S. Congress pen letter to Xi Jinping calling for an end to crackdown on Chinese citizens who peacefully exercise their rights)
Voice of America, February 27, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/us-congress-xijinping-20140227/1861010.html

Related:
In letter to President Xi Jinping, CECC commissioners call for end to crackdown
Congressional-Executive Commission on China, February 27, 2014
www.cecc.gov/media-center/press-releases/in-letter-to-president-xi-jinping-cecc-commissioners-call-for-end-to

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

习近平亲自出马 主掌中国网络安全 (Xi Jinping chairs new high-level body on cybersecurity and informatization)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 27, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/02/140227_china_xi_web_security.shtml

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Chinese scholar warns US on university 'spies'
Agence France-Presse, February 28, 2014
au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/world/a/21741738/chinese-scholar-warns-us-on-university-spies/

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

天安门母亲:中共反腐更须平反六四冤案 (Tiananmen Mothers call for NPC and CPPCC to redress June Fourth)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 28, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/02/140228_tiananmen_mother_letter.shtml

Related:
Tiananmen Mothers Urge Chinese Legislators to Follow Their Conscience and Resolve June Fourth Issue
Human Rights in China, February 28, 2014
http://www.hrichina.org/en/press-work/tiananmen-mothers-urge-chinese-legislators-follow-their-conscience-and-resolve-june

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

湖北省委书记李鸿忠:党不重视工会工作就是自断其臂 (Hubei party secretary calls for Party attention on trade union work, warns against infiltration by "overseas hostile forces")
People's Daily, February 28, 2014
hb.people.com.cn/GB/n/2014/0228/c192237-20667782.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Stability the watchword as China leaders steer reforms
Reuters, February 28, 2014
in.reuters.com/article/2014/02/27/china-parliament-idINDEEA1Q0HI20140227

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Former Chinese Labor-Camp Inmates Beaten After Seeking Compensation
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/inmates-02272014143533.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

浙江政府强拆教堂十字架 基督徒作家吁紧急关注 (Zhejiang government dismantles Christian church, Christian author calls for urgent attention)
Radio Free Asia, February 28, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/shehui/jp-02282014100413.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 14:41

Supreme Court allows online petitions
Global Times, February 28, 2014
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/845405.shtml#.UxCryWJdXTo

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 13:36

China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias
Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2014
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-china-women-work-20140228,0,6824989.story

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 13:36

China silences last voice of dissent on Xinjiang
The Telegraph, February 26, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/10661998/China-silences-last-voice-of-dissent-on-Xinjiang.html

China's turbulent Xinjiang weighs anti-terror laws for the first time
Reuters, February 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/28/us-china-unrest-idUSBREA1R04H20140228

Uyghur Language Activist to be Tried in March
Radio Free Asia, February 27, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/uyghur/trial-02272014145932.html

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 13:36

Demanding justice for Gao Zhisheng
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303801304579408110188302786

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

将公民社会概念带给中国 (EU-China NGO exchange program discusses ways to foster civil society in China)
Deutsche Welle, February 26, 2014
dw.de/p/1BFdJ

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

China Mekong Dam Project Generates Growing Controversy
Voice of America, February 26, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-mekong-dam-project-generates-growing- controversy/1859964.html

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

蔡咏梅:刘进图遇袭,让港人对北京更反感 (Attack on former editor of Ming Pao may stoke further anti-Beijing sentiment)
Voice of America, February 26, 2014
www.voachinese.com/content/voa-interview-hk-china-20140226/1859647.html

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

第六届日内瓦人权民主高峰会陈光诚获颁道德勇气奖 (Chen Guangcheng receives courage award at Geneva human rights summit)
Radio France International, February 27, 2014
www.chinese.rfi.fr/中国/20140227-第六届日内瓦人权民主峰会陈光诚获颁年度道德勇气奖

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

China's Leaders Take Aim at Internet Security
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304071004579408744199648388

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

2013 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices
United States Department of State, February 27, 2014
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

Related:
2013 Country reports on human rights practices
United States Department of State, February 27, 2014
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm#wrapper

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

Chinese wartime forced laborers sue Japanese firmsTitle
Reuters, February 26, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/26/us-china-japan-lawsuit-idUSBREA1P06O20140226

Report: North Korean Official Made Secret Trips to China
Voice of America, February 27, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/secret-trips-reported-by-north-korea-to-china/1860373.html

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Concern Over Hong Kong Banks' Growing Lending into China
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304709904579408781206587524

American Ag Firms: China Is Getting Tougher
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/02/27/american-ag-firms-china-is-getting-tougher/? mod=WSJBlog

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

去年非煤矿山重大事故起数和死亡人数同比均上升 (Number of non-mining workplace accidents and casualties increased in 2012)
China News, February 27, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/02-27/5888761.shtml

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

Many couples in China will pass on a new chance for a second child
生活成本高,中国夫妇放弃生二胎
The New York Times, February 26, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140226/c26onechild/dual/

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

Ukraine-like revolution on Chinese horizon, says blind activist
Agence France-Presse, February 26, 2014
bit.ly/1hAR5fC

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

新农保、城居保并轨 农民工成为最大受益群体 (State Council issues guidelines on unifying rural and urban pension insurance schemes)
China News, February 27, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/02-27/5888632.shtml

China details pension overhaul aimed at shrinking urban-rural divide
Reuters, February 26, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/26/china-pensions-idUSL3N0LV4E920140226

Related:
国务院关于建立统一的城乡居民基本养老保险制度的意见 (Opinion Concerning the Establishment of a Unified Urban-Rural Residents Basic Old-Age Insurance System)
State Council, February 26, 2014
www.gov.cn/zwgk/2014-02/26/content_2621907.htm

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

China Designates Two New National Days
The Wall Street Journal, February 27, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303801304579408683578443244

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

Pushing for a Law Against Domestic Violence in China
The New York Times, February 26, 2014
http://sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/26/pushing-for-a-law-against-domestic-violence-in- china/

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

伊力哈木律师乌市递委托书 警称见当事人须请示领导 (Xinjiang police told Uyghur scholar's lawyer they must consult with "leaders" before responding to request for meeting)
Radio Free Asia, February 26, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-02262014102612.html

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China denies detained Uighur professor access to lawyer
Reuters, February 27, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/27/us-china-xinjiang-academic-idUSBREA1Q0GH20140227

中国以事涉机密为由禁止伊力哈木见律师 (China uses State Secrets as pretext for prohibiting Tohti from meeting with lawyer)
Voice of America, February 27, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/us-urges-china-to-release-iiham-tohti-20140226/1860032.html

Related:
Daily Press Briefing
U.S. Department of State, February 26, 2014
www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2014/02/222582.htm#CHINA2

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 12:47

China turns the screws on dissidents by persecuting their families
The Washington Post, February 27, 2014Outlet, Date
www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/china-turns-the-screws-on-dissidents-by-persecuting-their-families/2014/02/26/1aa191f8-9e68-11e3-a050-dc3322a94fa7_story.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

中国公益组织致信两会代表就食品安全提出建议 (Chinese NGO makes food safety recommendations to representatives attending the Two Congresses)
Radio Free Asia, February 25, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/huanjing/nu-02252014102652.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

In Beijing, complaints about smog grow louder and retaliation grows swifter
北京严重污染,政府删除微博批评声音
New York Times, February 26, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140226/c26smog/dual/

China's toxic air pollution resembles nuclear winter, say scientists
Guardian, February 25, 2014
www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/25/china-toxic-air-pollution-nuclear-winter- scientists

China's looming water crisis
The Ecologist, February 25, 2014
www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2291208/chinas_looming_water_crisis.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

Universal suffrage naysayers have no legal leg to stand on
South China Morning Post, February 25, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434253/universal-suffrage-naysayers-have-no- legal-leg-stand

Hong Kong ex-editor stabbed as fears grow for media freedom
The Guardian, February 26, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/feb/26/hong-kong-ex-editor-stabbed-fears-media- freedom

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

打工者谈两会期盼:让户籍与附加其上的福利脱钩 (What workers expect from the Two Congresses: separate household registration from access to social benefits)
People's Daily, February 26, 2014
legal.china.com.cn/2014 -02/26/content_31596008.htm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

许志永二审增聘律师 数十证人争出庭 (Xu Zhiyong hires lawyer for second instance trial, 10 witnesses to testify)
Radio Free Asia, February 25, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xl-02252014095235.html

胡佳獲釋重點查問重返天安門行動 (Rights defender Hu Jia interrogated about controversial online posts)
Ming Pao, February 26, 2014
http://inews.mingpao.com/htm/INews/20140226/ca30852k.htm

Related:
Activist Hu Jia accepts he faces jail again after latest police questioning
The South China Morning Post, February 26, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435893/activist-hu-jia-accepts-he- faces-jail-again-after-latest-police

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

850 Chinese millionaires and Russian oligarchs have 'bought' British visa
Telegraph, February 25, 2014
www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/immigration/10660376/850-Chinese-millionaires-and-Russian- oligarchs-have-bought-British-visa.html

China blames Philippines for latest South China Sea incident
Reuters, February 26, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/26/us-china-philippines-idUSBREA1P0I320140226

Locke addresses human rights in farewell speech as US ambassador to China
The South China Morning Post, February 26, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1435581/locke-addresses-human- rights-farewell-speech-us-ambassador-china

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

China mulls revision of workplace safety law
Global Times, February 25, 2014
www.globaltimes.cn/content/844713.shtml

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聚焦安全生产法修正案草案三大看点 (Draft amendments to Work Safety Law focus on corporate responsibility, government oversight, and pursuit of accountability)
Central People's Government of the P.R.C., February 25, 2014
www.gov.cn/jrzg/2014- 02/25/content_2621626.htm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

“出柜”大学生致信两会,促同性婚姻合法 (Openly gay college student asks Two c|Congresses to initiate legislation to legalize gay marriage)
Deutsche Welle, February 26, 2014
http://dw.de/p/18FeA

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

上海“单独二孩”拟从农村居民扩大到全市户籍人口 (Shanghai to expand "two children for one-child parents" policy to cover all city residents with local hukou)
Xinhua, February 25, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/local/2014-02/25/c_119495320.htm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

China petition reform vows rule of law
Xinhua, February 25, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-02/25/c_126190243.htm

Related:
《关于创新群众工作方法解决信访突出问题的意见》(Opinions Concerning Innovative Mass Work Methods to Resolve Acute Petitioning Problems)
General Offices of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and the State Council, February, 25, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/politics/2014-02/25/c_119499140.htm

APEC财长会取消在港举办引猜测 或有关占领中环 (APEC finance ministers' meeting moved from HK to Beijing amidst speculations of China's worries about HK protesters)
Global Times, February 26, 2014
world.huanqiu.com/exclusive/2014-02/4859621.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

郭声琨:对公安队伍违法违纪问题要实行“零容忍” (Minister of Public Security says gov't has 'zero tolerance' for violations of discipline and laws by public security forces, including unlawful granting of hukou)
Xinhua, February 25, 2014
news.xinhuanet.com/legal/2014-02/25/c_119499670.htm

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

LinkedIn is doing what Facebook, Google, and Twitter can’t: expanding in China
Quartz, February 25, 2014
qz.com/180755/linkedin-is-doing-what-facebook-google-and-twitter-cant-expanding-in- china/

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

流亡藏人乐见奥巴马会晤达赖喇嘛 期待加强与美关系 (Exiled Tibetan government hopes to improve relations with US after Obama’s meeting with the Dalai Lama)
Voice of America, February 26, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/tibet-us-dalai-lama-obama-20140226/1859485.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 10:37

Uighur professor could face death sentence in China: lawyer
Reuters, February 26, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/26/us-china-xinjiang-academic-idUSBREA1P0P420140226

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 10:49

Total of cross-border pupils to quadruple to 80,000 by 2017, say Shenzhen officials
South China Morning Post, February 21, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1432226/total-cross-border-pupils-quadruple-80000-2017-say-shenzhen-officials

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 10:49

华北雾霾逼中国政府动真格 欧美应提供技术支持 (Heavy air pollution in Northeast China draws int'l attention, pressure builds on gov't to take actions)
Global Times, February 25, 2014
world.huanqiu.com/exclusive/2014-02/4856468.html

China's President Braves Smog, Takes Stroll in Old Quarter
Voice of America, February 25, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/reu-chinas-president-braves-smog-takes-a-stroll-in-old-quarter/1858631.html

雾霾持续加剧 石家庄居民状告环保局 (As smog intensifies, Shijiazhuang residents sue Environmental Protection Bureau)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 25, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/02/140225_china_smog_lawsuit.shtml

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 10:49

Beijing could veto Hong Kong chief executive candidates: official think tank
South China Morning Post, February 24, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1434425/china-think-tank-first-focuses-hong-kong-rule-law-amid-debate-over

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 10:49

假户口假身份证何以横行? (Frauds and government corruption plague household registration and identification cards approval process)
Beijing Morning Post, February 25, 2014
www.morningpost.com.cn/szb/html/2014-02/25/content_273626.htm

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

2 prominent women under detention are hospitalized
New York Times, February 21, 2014
sinosphere.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/02/21/2-prominent-women-under-detention-are-hospitalized/

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Chinese Activists Detained While Demanding Release of Ailing Dissident
Voice of America, February 24, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/chinese-activists-detained-while-demanding-release-of-ailing-dissident/1858354.html

Chinese Elected Village Chief Jailed Amid Bitter Land Protest
Radio Free Asia, February 24, 2014
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/guo-yinmei-02242014162557.html

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

Life in North Korean prison camp, Chinese netizen reactions
China Smack, February 24, 2014
www.chinasmack.com/2014/pictures/life-in-north-korean-prison-camp-chinese-netizen-reactions.html

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

被指“歧视同性恋” 58同城起诉求职者 (Job-seeker sues TV station for sexual orientation discrimination)
Beijing News, February 19, 2014
epaper.bjnews.com.cn/html/2014-02/19/content_495560.htm

Gay rights activist sues after NGO request denied
All China Women's Federation, February 21, 2014
www.womenofchina.cn/html/womenofchina/report/169903-1.htm

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

《政府透明度指数报告》发布:主动公开仍不理想 (Chinese think tank report finds government offices still passive in ensuring transparency)
China Economics, February 24, 2014
www.ce.cn/xwzx/gnsz/gdxw/201402/24/t20140224_2361847.shtml

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中国铁路局在政府透明度排名敬陪末座 (Ministry of Railway at bottom of government transparency ranking)
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 24, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/02/140224_cass_transparency.shtml

Pushing back against government surveillance
北京律师要求公安部公开监控信息
New York Times, February 24, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140224/c24surveillance/dual/

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

今日乌克兰是明天的中国? (Political turmoil in Ukraine sparks debate among Chinese netizens about China's future)
Deutsche Welle, February 24, 2014
dw.de/p/1BEQj

Related:
China Reassessing Economic Partnership with Ukraine
Voice of America, February 25, 2014
http://www.voanews.com/content/china-reassessing-economic-partnership-with-ukraine/1858665.html

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 09:48

Apple 'sues China govt body, firm over Siri': report
Agence France-Presse, February 24, 2014
bit.ly/MWm64n

LinkedIn testing Chinese language site
British Broadcasting Corportation, February 24, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-26333503

Related:
LinkedIn Rumbles Into China, Seeking Truce With Censors
Forbes, February 25, 2014
http://www.forbes.com/sites/georgeanders/2014/02/24/linkedin-rumbles-into-china-hoping-censors-wont-mind/

全球最大职业社交网LinkedIn出中国版 愿受言论审查 (World’s largest professional networking site willing to accept China’s censors)
Voice of America, February 25, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/linkdin-china-20140225/1858723.html

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