Thursday, May 17, 2018

Citizen Participation (公民参与)

习近平支持 “爱国爱港科研人员” 参与国家计划 (Xi Jinping: Researchers who "love both China and Hong Kong" are welcome to participate in the national plan)
Radio France Internationale, May 15, 2018
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20180515-习近平支持爱国爱港科研人员参与国家计划

International writers join Amnesty and PEN in calls for China to free Liu Xiaobo’s "helpless and hopeless" widow
South China Morning Post, May 16, 2018
http://www.scmp.com/news/china/policies-politics/article/2146289/international-writers-join-amnesty-and-pen-calls-china

法国四十位女性呼吁习近平释放她们的“姐妹”刘霞 (Forty French women call on Xi Jinping to release their “sister” Liu Xia)
Radio France Internationale, May 16, 2018
http://cn.rfi.fr/中国/20180516-法国四十位女性呼吁习近平释放她们的姐妹刘霞

Detained Chinese dissident singer in hospital, feared tortured
Radio Free Asia, May 15, 2018
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/china/detained-chinese-dissident-singer-in-hospital-feared-tortured-05152018114650.html

中国家庭教会纪念汶川地震受打压,美国务院发声力挺 (Crackdown on Chinese home church commemoration of Wenchuan earthquake, U.S. State Department sends support message)
Voice of America, May 16, 2018
https://www.voachinese.com/a/chengdu-church-20150515/4395428.html

Related:
Chinese government's harassment of Early Rain Covenant Church
U.S. Department of State, May 16, 2018
https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2018/05/282085.htm

Over a hundred members of the Early Rain Covenant Church taken away by the police
Bitter Winter, May 15, 2018
https://bitterwinter.org/over-a-hundred-members-of-the-early-rain-covenant-church-taken-away-by-the-police/