Wednesday, January 27, 2010

January 27, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Swiss Leader Meets Chinese amid Uighur Tension
Agence France-Presse, January 27, 2010

China and US Fail to Set Timetable for Talks on Human Rights
The Guardian, January 26, 2010

北京试点城市家庭寄养孤儿 由政府出生活费 (Beijing: Trial Run for Subsidized In-home Foster Care Program among Urban Families)
The Beijing Times, January 27, 2010

Civil Society
Beijing Resident Sues the Ministry of Finance, Requiring the Disclosure of the Three Gorges Dam Cost
The Beijing News (via Probe International), January 26, 2010

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Lawmakers Resign to Push a Controversial Vote
The Wall Street Journal, January 26, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
刘仕辉状告广州司法局 网友声援遭误拘 (Rights Lawyer Sues Guangzhou Bureau of Justice)
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2010

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (
刘晓波之妻对改判不抱希望 (Liu's Wife Sees No Hope for Change of Liu's Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, January 27, 2010

Internet Censorship

China: Beijing’s Relentless Repression of Internet Users, Activists and Petitioners
Spero News, January 26, 2010

Forced Labour Exposed at China Kiln: Report
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010

Foxconn Worker Killed; Reward Offered for Info
Xinhua News Agency, January 26, 2010

China to Jail People for up to 15 Days Who Eat Dog
China Daily, January 27, 2010

Gates Weighs in on Google-China Spat
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010

Protests and Petitions
人大会场不准访民接近代表陈情 (Petitioners Barred from Petitioning to National People's Congress Delegates)
Radio Free Asia, January 26, 2010

China Issues Warning over US Arms Sales to Taiwan
Associated Press, January 27, 2010

China Sentences Four More to Death in Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, January 26, 2010