Commission on Status of Women Still Needed

Source: http://www.capradio.orgAuthor: Pulsihed Time: 2012-1-20 Governor Brown says the California Commission on the Status of Women should be eliminated. State Senator Noreen Evans is chair of the Legislative Woman’s Caucus, and she disagrees. Recently, the Governor proposed eliminating the Commission on the Status of Women-the only state agency overseeing issues impacting women. Women have made…

Ministry defends progress on human rights

Source: China DailAuthor: Cheng GuangjinPulsihed Time: 2012-01-18  BEIJING – China objects to other countries’ interference in its internal affairs and the violation of China’s judicial sovereignty by making an issue of human rights, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday. In response to US Ambassador Gary Locke’s latest criticism of China’s human rights record, spokesman…

Zhu Yufu, China activist, charged with subversion

Source: New York Times Author: Michael Wines  Pulsihed Time: January 18, 2012 Beijing –The Chinese authorities have charged another veteran human rights activist with attempting to subvert the state, the latest in a series of indictments or trials of well-known dissidents that have drawn unusually stiff prison sentences and widespread condemnation abroad. In the latest…

Communist Party leader in Chinese city claims to have worked in New Haven City Hall; accused in torture of rights activist (documents)

estannard@nhregister.com / Twitter: @edstannardnhr NEW HAVEN — A rising Chinese communist star who claimed to have served as an assistant to Mayor John DeStefano Jr. in 2000 was largely responsible for the torture and imprisonment of an outspoken human rights activist, according to China watchers in this country. Li Qun, who spent six months studying…