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Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:39

China has 99.93 per cent conviction rate
Agence France-Presse, March 8, 2014
http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/china-has-9993-per-cent-conviction-rate-20140310-hvh5w.html

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:39

Remembering Taiwan's White Terror
The Diplomat, March 8, 2014
thediplomat.com/2014/03/remembering-taiwans-white-terror/

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:39

胡平:昆明惨案西媒为何未用“恐怖袭击” (Hu Ping: Why Western media cautious in labeling Kunming tragedy as "terrorist attack")
Radio France International, March 6, 2014
rfi.my/1kFr0Ru

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

Little Hunan finds itself in the spotlight after vote buying scandal
The Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/07/little-hunan-finds-itself-in-the-spotlight-after-vote-buying-scandal/?mod=WSJBlog

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

社会监督与中国治霾改革 (Social oversight and reform of China's measures to tackle smog)
Financial Times, March 7, 2014
www.ftchinese.com/story/001055133

China’s “war on pollution” may end up accelerating global warming
Quartz, March 6, 2014
qz.com/184860/chinas-war-on-pollution-may-end-up-accelerating-global-warming/

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

台湾烛光晚会声援香港新闻自由 (Taiwan holds candlelight vigil to support press freedom in Hong Kong)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 6, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140306_taiwan_hk_protest.shtml

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

唐荆陵应邀参加美领馆新馆舍剪彩被国保拦截 (Domestic security prevents human rights lawyer from attending opening ceremony of new U.S. consulate general in Guangzhou)
Radio Free Asia, March 6, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/ql-03062014104350.html

许志永律师:二审不再沉默 (Xu Zhiyong's lawyers will drop silence tactic in second-instance trial)
Deutsche Welle, March 6, 2014
dw.de/p/1BL99

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
"Uphold the Bottom Line of the Rule of Law" --- an open letter to all delegates of the Twelfth National People’s Congress about the prosecution of New Citizens Movement advocates
Lawyers in the Xu Zhiyong and New Citizens Movement Cases, March 2, 2014
CH: www.hrichina.org/chs/gong-min-yan-chang/qing-shou-zhu-fa-zhi-de-di- xian-jiu-xin-gong-min-zhi-shi-er-jie-quan-guo-ren-da
EN: www.hrichina.org/en/citizens-square/uphold-bottom-line-rule-law-open- letter-all-delegates-twelfth-national-peoples

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

“昆明事件”后 中国开始打击网络谣言 (China begins crackdown on online rumors after “the Kunming Event”)
Voice of America, March 7, 2014
http://www.voachinese.com/content/china-internet-attack-20140307/1866407.html

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

Chinese workers at IBM factory on strike amid company sale
IBM深圳工厂千名工人罢工
The New York Times, March 7, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140307/c07lenovo/dual/

百事可乐非法裁员 多地工人大罢工 (Workers protest illegal layoffs at PepsiCo factory)
New Tang Dynasty Television, March 7, 2014
http://www.ntdtv.com/xtr/gb/2014/03/07/a1075477.html

Related:
Pepsi workers across China go out on strike with trade union support
China Labour Bulletin, March 7, 2014
http://www.clb.orghk/en/content/pepsi-workers-across-china-go-out-strike-trade-union-support

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

China's "land kings" under threat as tightening takes a toll
Reuters, March 6, 2014
www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/06/us-china-property-idUSBREA2527820140306

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

Inside China’s military spending
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2014
blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2014/03/06/inside-chinas-military-spending/?mod=WSJBlog

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

Charity donations may become compulsory for all Chinese earners in sector overhaul
South China Morning Post, March 7, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1442594/charity-donations-may-become-compulsory-all-chinese-earners-sector

China sets up organ donation committee
Xinhua English, March 7, 2014
http://english.sina.com/china/2014/0307/681224.html

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

How Chinese petitioners keep hope for justice alive
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 6, 2014
www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-26462568

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

中国律师呼吁取消年检制度 (Lawyers call for abolition of annual licensing inspection system)
Radio Free Asia, March 6, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-03062014133709.html

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

OW doc reveals tough conditions at one of China’s 400 internet addiction centres
Radio Praha, March 5, 2014
http://radio.cz/en/section/curraffrs/ow-doc-reveals-tough-conditions-at-one-of-chinas-400-internet-addiction-centres

China remodels an ancient Silk Road city, and an ethnic rift widens
The New York Times, March 5, 2014
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/06/world/asia/china-remodels-an-ancient-silk-road-city-and-an-ethnic-rift-widens.html

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

男子在看守所被羁押10年 自称被强灌屎尿捏下体逼供
Henan man spent 10 years wrongly imprisoned in miscarriage of justice, claims to have been force-fed feces and urine to extort a confession
North News, February 26, 2014 (Chinese)
China Smack, February 27, 2014 (English)
CH: http://www.northnews.cn/2014/0226/1535637.shtml
EN: http://www.chinasmack.com/2014/stories/chinese-man-released-after-10-years-of-wrongful-imprisonment.html

Friday, March 7, 2014 - 10:37

A map of China, by stereotype
Tea Leaf Nation, March 5, 2014
http://www.tealeafnation.com/2014/03/a-map-of-china-by-stereotype/

The other Uighurs: The forgotten victims of violent ethnic unrest in China
Offbeat China, March 6, 2014
http://offbeatchina.com/the-other-uighurs-the-forgotten-victims-of-violent-ethnic-unrest-in-china

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

代表委员“死磕”嫖宿幼女罪:“只是个时间问题” (CPPCC committee member believes abolition of “prostituting girls” provision in Criminal Law only a matter of time)
China Youth Daily, March 6, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/03-06/5916460.shtml

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

China declares ‘War Against Pollution’
李克强政府工作报告向环境污染宣战
The New York Times, March 6, 2014
cn.nytimes.com/china/20140306/c06smog/dual/

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

全国政协委员:公民个人信息需要法律“金刚罩” (CPPCC committee member calls for legal protection of citizens' personal data)
Qianjiang Evening Post, March 6, 2014
www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/03-06/5916212.shtml

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

Hong Kong's rule of law ranks 16th in the world
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441292/hong-kongs-rule-law-ranks-16th-world

Related:
WJP Rule of Law Index 2014
World Justice Project, March 2014
worldjusticeproject.org/rule-of-law-index

China parliament head warns of western-style democracy for Hong Kong
Reuters, March 6, 2014
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/03/06/us-china-parliament-hongkong-idUSBREA250K420140306

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

北京维权人士曹顺利病情略微好转 (Rights defender Cao Shunli's condition improves slightly)
Radio Free Asia, March 5, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/renquanfazhi/xql-03052014115114.html

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

California duo convicted of selling US industrial trade secrets to China
The Guardian, March 5, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/05/california-duo-guilty-dupont-trade-secrets-china

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

2 Chinese arrested in Ghana for human trafficking
Sina English, March 6, 2014
http://english.sina.com/2014/0305/680784.html

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

德拒绝将大屠杀纪念碑列习近平访问日程 (Germany turns down China's request for Xi Jinping to visit Holocaust memorial during state visit)
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 5, 2014
www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/03/140305_xi_jinping_germany_itinery.shtml

Related:
Beijing denies Xi planned to visit Holocaust memorial during trip to Europe
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441842/beijing-denies-xi-planned-visit-holocaust-memorial-during-trip-europe

With close ties to Russia, China sets a cautious tone on Ukraine crisis
中国谨慎评论乌克兰危机
The New York Times, March 6, 2014
http://cn.nytimes.com/world/20140306/c06sino-ukraine/dual/

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

IBM workers strike in China over terms of Lenovo takeover
The Financial Times, March 6, 2014
http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/d43df3c6-a4db-11e3-b915-00144feab7de.html

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

李克强作首份政府工作报告:经济增长缓 军费增长快 (Chinese premier's first work report points to slower economic growth and higher defense spending)
Deutsche Welle, March 5, 2014
dw.de/p/1BKQX

Plight of China's relocated poor highlights party's ‘development dilemma’
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441004/plight-chinas-relocated-poor-highlights-partys-development-dilemma

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

卫计委主任:全面放开“二孩”政策没有时间表 (Health Minister: no timeline for implementation of “second child” policy)
China News Services, March 6, 2014
http://www.chinanews.com/gn/2014/03-06/5920536.shtml

Related:
China struggles to implement relaxed policy on family size
The Wall Street Journal, March 6, 2014
http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304732804579422500427133302

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

中国没有全面公开维稳开支 (China no longer discloses fully its stability maintenance expenditure)
Radio Free Asia, March 5, 2014
www.rfa.org/mandarin/yataibaodao/zhengzhi/cyl-03052014115018.html

Doctor confronted by mob at a hospital in Guangdong
The South China Morning Post, March 6, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1441871/doctor-confronted-mob-hospital-guangdong

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:50

China’s lawmakers are told to put down their phones and stay awake during this week’s rubber-stamping session
Quartz, March 4, 2014
qz.com/183708/china-lawmakers-are-told-to-put-down-their-phones-and-stay-awake-during-this-weeks-rubber-stamping-session/

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

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