Thursday, November 14, 2013

Rule of Law (法治)

河南废除“破案率”等指标防止冤假错案 (Henan abolishes “case-solving rate” and other legal quotas to guard against miscarriages of justice)
China Youth Daily, November 14, 2013

State Security (国家安全)

China's state security committee shows Xi's clout
Associated Press, November 13, 2013

Taiwan (台湾)

台湾歌手张悬年底北京演唱会取消 (Taiwanese singer’s Beijing concert cancelled after national flag incident)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 14, 2013

Censorship and Surveillance (审查和监控)

违反“七条底线 新浪处理10万微博账户 (Sina punishes 100,000 microblog users for violating "7 Bottom Lines")
Beijing Youth Daily, November 13, 2013

Children (儿童)

仅三成父母认为中国适合养孩子 (Int’l survey shows only 30% of parents think China is a suitable place for raising children)
South China Morning Post, November 13, 2013

See the survey:
Concerned Parents?
可怜天下父母心,忧心忡忡的父母们 最担心什么?
Ipsos ASI, November 3, 2013

Freedom of Expression and Privacy (言论自由和隐私)

中国再有多名记者涉严重违纪被查处 (Several more Chinese journalists investigated for severe discipline violations)
British Broadcasting Corporation, November 13, 2013

Health (健康)

Health experts encourage China to help combat diseases
Wall Street Journal, November 13, 2013

International Human Rights (国际人权)

China, Cuba, Russia, Saudi elected to top U.N. rights body
Reuters, November 12, 2013

中俄越古等获选下届UN人权理事国 被指人权纪录“不合格” (Criticized for substandard human rights records, China, Russia, Vietnam, Cuba, are elected to UN Human Rights Council)
Voice of America, November 13, 2013

For more information, see:
China elected to UN Human Rights Council
Human Rights in China, November 12, 2013