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Issue 204: Olympics appeal, Guilin tour guide protest, popular folk songs

August 9, 2007

Below are translated summaries of the articles and news briefs published in Huaxia Dianzi Bao, Issue No. 204. The full Chinese-language issue can be found at

【人权奥运】“同一个世界,同一个梦想,同样的人权” ――中国学者作家等就奥运会致中国领导人的呼吁和建议

[A Human Rights Olympics] “One World, One Dream, Same Human Rights” — Chinese Scholars and Writers Appeal to China’s Leadership Through the Olympics

◇ 何清涟
[Spotlight Perspective] Legal Questions: Which is More Important, National Interests or Citizens’ Rights?, Asks He Qinglian
◇ 周小瑛
[Tracking the Central Issue] The Resistance of the Guilin Tour Guides—A Record, By Zhou Xiaoying

◇ 王乾文

[Trends in Political Circles] With Chen Liangyu Imprisoned in Qincheng, The Hu-Jiang Power Struggle Deepens, Writes Wang Qianwen
◇ 佚名
[Selected Works of the Internet] Popular Folk Songs on the Mainland: Barely Alive, But Not Quite Dead, Anonymous
News in Brief:

Chinese People Around the World Launch Campaigns and Appeals for Improvements in Human Rights Before the Olympics

奥运倒计时一周年,当局打压维权人士 As Beijing Olympics Reach One-Year Countdown, Authorities Crack Down on Rights Defenders
无国界记者组织四名代表遭中国当局驱逐 (8/7/2007) Four Representatives of Reporters Without Borders Expelled by Chinese Authorities (August 7, 2007)

“奥林匹克观察”呼吁IOC、运动员等关注中国人权 (8/8/2007)

Olympic Watch Calls on IOC, Athletes, to Pay Close Attention to Human Rights in China (August 8, 2007)
“保护记者委员会”批评中国缺少新闻自由 (8/7/2007) Committee to Protect Journalists Criticizes China’s Lack of Press Freedom (August 7, 2007)

大赦国际称中国人权状况使奥运蒙上阴影 (8/7/2007)

Amnesty International: Human Rights Situation in China Tarnishes the Olympics (August 7, 2007)

8名美国众议员提议案吁抵制北京奥运 (8/3/2007)

Eight US Congressmen Propose Boycott of Beijing Olympics (August 3, 2007)
武汉出动大批警力在花楼街强制拆迁 (8/6/2007)

Wuhan Dispatches Mass Police Presence in Forcible Clearance of Hualou Street (August 6, 2007)

千人联署致函浙江当局,要求让张建红保外就医 (8/5/2007)

A Thousand Signatures on Letter to Zhejiang Authorities Demanding Medical Parole for Zhang Jianhong (August 5, 2007)

上海访民杜阳明拒不认罪,被剥夺家人探视权 Shanghai Petitioner Du Yangming Deprived of Family Visits After Refusing to Admit Guilt