Friday, December 19, 2014

Corruption (腐败)

山西太原公安局原局长李亚力被捕 (Li Yali, former Taiyuan, Shanxi Public Security Bureau chief, arrested)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 18, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/12/141218_china_li_yali

河南一天通报10官员被查 均为正副处级 (Ten deputy departmental level officials investigated in one day in Henan)
China News Service, December 19, 2014
http://politics.people.com.cn/n/2014/1219/c1001-26240584.html

港前政务司长许仕仁涉贪8项控罪 5项罪成
Rafael Hui and Thomas Kwok found guilty of bribery in Hong Kong’s biggest graft trial
South China Morning Post, December 19, 2014
CH: http://www.nanzao.com/sc/hk/44913/xu-shi-ren-8xiang-kong-zui-5xiang-zui-cheng
EN: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1665519/rafael-hui-and-thomas-kwok-found-guilty-bribery-hong-kongs-biggest

Hong Kong (香港)

Folding the umbrellas: Police finish clearing protesters off the streets after an 11-week stand-off
The Economist, December 20, 2014
http://www.economist.com/news/china/21636798-police-finish-clearing-protesters-streets-after-11-week-stand-folding-umbrellas

Human Rights Defenders (人权卫士)

Detained China rights lawyer facing “inhuman torment”, wife says
Reuters, December 19, 2014
http://news.yahoo.com/detained-china-rights-lawyer-facing-inhuman-torment-wife-092251626.html

LGBTI

Chinese court rules “gay cure” treatments illegal
The Guardian, December 19, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/19/chinese-court-gay-straight-conversion-clinic

Macao (澳门)

习近平抵澳门 港澳社运传媒受高度监控 (Xi Jinping arrives in Macau, Hong Kong and Macau’s social activists and media closely monitored)
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2014
http://www.bbc.co.uk/zhongwen/simp/china/2014/12/141219_china_macau_xijinping

Umbrella ban in rainy Macau as China’s president Xi Jinping arrives for visit
The Guardian, December 19, 2014
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/dec/19/umbrella-ban-macau-china-xi-jinping-visit

Tibet (西藏)

北京:只有中央政府能决定达赖存废 (Beijing: Only the Central government can decide the Dalai Lama’s fate)
South China Morning Post, December 19, 2014
http://www.nanzao.com/sc/china/44917/bei-jing-zhi-you-zhong-yang-zheng-fu-neng-jue-ding-da-lai-cun-fei

XUAR (新疆维吾尔自治区)

Xinjiang terrorist cases must be dealt with “harshly and quickly”, says China’s top judge
Reuters, December 19, 2014
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1665474/xinjiang-terrorist-cases-must-be-dealt-harshly-and-quickly-says-chinas

 
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