Wednesday, May 06, 2009

China Brief: May 6, 2009

  • G&M: China lifts flu quarantine on Canadians

  • Several hundred Falun Gong followers and supporters shut down a stretch of a Flushing street Saturday as they protested what they contend is China’s unjust killing, torture and imprisonment of the group’s members in the last decade. - May 05 2:08 PM

  • Last June, a crowd of infuriated parents clambered over the collapsed wall of the municipal government compound in this quake-stricken town. At a noisy meeting, they wrung from their local Communist Party chief a promise.
    The Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News - May 05 2:00 AM

  • Gao Zhisheng, once officially honored for his work, grew bolder in taking on officials. The secret police are thought to have him.
    Phayul - May 05 5:07 AM

OLYMPIC WATCH: Human Rights in China and Beijing 2008

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