Monday, December 14, 2009

December 12-14, 2009

Bilateral Ties

China-U.S. Symposium on Human Rights, Rule of Law Ends
Xinhua News Agency, December 13, 2009

China Officials Hold $1.5 Billion Illegally
Associated Press, December 12, 2009

县委书记授意宣传部长用钱堵住记者的嘴 (Hebei County Party Secretary Li Hongxing Sentenced to 13 Years after Ordering Mine to Pay Journalists Hush Money to Cover Up Mine Disaster)
Beijing Youth Daily, December 13, 2009

Death Penalty
贵州威宁小学教师胁迫22名女生卖淫被执行死刑 (Guizhou Elementary School Teacher Executed over Child Prostitution)
Guizhou Daily, December 14, 2009

Human Rights
China's Human Rights Record Worse than a Year Ago
The Daily Telegraph, December 12, 2009

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo ()
三百多名零八宪章签署人要求共担刑罚 (300+ Charter 08 Signatories Voice Desire to Share Liu Xiaobo's Penalty)
Voice of America, December 13, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
美大使在京見5維權人士 (U.S. Ambassador Huntsman Meets with 5 Rights Defense Lawyers in Beijing)
Ming Pao, December 13, 2009

刘士亮被判刑十个月 洋秋菊表示判决不公 ("Foreign Qiu Ju" Calls 10-month Sentence of Fiance Liu Shiliang "Unjust")
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2009

Land Policy
河北强迁纠纷拒迁户被卡车辗毙 (Man Killed by Heavy Truck during Clash with Authorities over Forced Demolition)
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2009

China Signals Climate Funds Shift
Financial Times, December 13, 2009

Protests and Petitions
Hundreds of China Workers Clash over Factory Site
Reuters, December 11, 2009

男子当众强奸上访女李蕊蕊获刑8年 称要上诉 (Guard at Black Jail Who Raped Petitioner Li Ruirui Sentenced to 8 Years, Says Planning to Appeal)
The Beijing Times, December 12, 2009

Fast-Growing Christian Churches Crushed in China
Associated Press, December 10, 2009

Art of the Covenant
South China Morning Post, December 12, 2009

新疆当局加强口岸管制 (XUAR Authorities Increase Management over Exit-Entry)
Radio Free Asia, December 11, 2009