Thursday, March 26, 2009

March 26, 2009

Bilateral Ties

Congress Rallies in Support of Taiwan
Taipei Times, March 26, 2009

Related news:
China Slashes US Congress Resolution on Taiwan
Xinhua (via China Daily), March 26, 2009

Pentagon Says China's Military Power Grows as Intentions Still Unclear
Voice of America, March 25, 2009

Local Court Is China’s First to Accept a Tainted-Milk Suit
New York Times, March 25, 2009

Internet Censorship
Film of Tibet Violence May Have Prompted China to Block YouTube
Times Online, March 26, 2009

Related news:
China Says Tibet Video Is 'a Lie'
BBC, March 25, 2009

June 4th
Blogger's T-shirt Gesture Breaks Taboo on Tiananmen Rebellion
Times Online, March 25, 2009

《天安门时报》首发式在澳大利亚墨尔本举行 (New "Tian An Men Times" Publication Kicks Off in Melbourne)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2009

Land Policy
上海强拆迁重伤业主 冤民大同盟办公被抓 (Shanghai Homeowners Injured in Demolition Disagreement; "Chinese Alliance of the Aggrieved" Propaganda Officer Detained)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2009

最高法:干预法院独立办案将被追责 (Supreme People's Court: Those Interfering with the Court's Independent Handling of a Case Will be Called to Account)
The Beijing News, March 26, 2009

Related information:
人民法院第三个五年改革纲要(2009-2013) (Third Five-Year Reform Plan for the People's Courts (2009-2013))
Supreme People's Court, March 25, 2009
北京城管殴打小贩千人围观 当局拘留小贩威吓目击者 (Thousands Look on as Beijing Urban Management Official Beat Vendor; Authorities Detain Vendor and Threaten Witnesses)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2009

瓮安被撤职县委书记复出 调任黔南州财政局副局长 (County Party Cadre Sacked after Weng'an Protests Resurfaces as Director of Finance Bureau in Nanzhou)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 26, 2009

Protests and Petitions
One Dead in China Village Feud: State Media
Agence France-Presse (available at YahooNews), March 25, 2009

State Security
Foreign GPS Users Risk Arrest
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2009

Tibetans Stage Farm Boycott
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2009