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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

China News Digest

China Letter News DigestA "China Letter" Digest of News items that are too noteworthy to go unnoticed but too numerous to comment on every one.

Daily Times - Bush may accept rights petition against China
* Petition demands sanctions against Beijing for violating human rights
* Experts say decision likely to send wrong signal to developing nations

China to clear way for rural laborers to work in urban areas: "China will make more efforts to protect migrant laborers' rights and clear the way for them to work in urban areas,"

Reform on officials' car use in the offing: "Reform on officials' car use in the offing"
Capitalism has well and truly arrived in China! They have discovered the 'creme de la creme' of all perks the "Car allowance"

The Epoch Times :: Commentary: Will We Act in Time on Human Rights in China?:
"In Germany, we failed to intervene in time. In Rwanda, we failed to intervene in time. In Kosovo, we failed to intervene in time. Will we again watch ourselves fail in China?"

To stay out of the red, China needs to go green | csmonitor.com:
"Before it joins the world's biggest economies, however, China faces two huge internal challenges. And surprisingly, the biggest one may be neither economic nor political but environmental."