The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

March 28, 2006


Latest Import from China: Filthy Air
ABC News, March 28, 2006

China Imposing Grazing Ban to Save Pasture
China Daily, March 27, 2006


劳动合同法草案公布一周 收到意见4769(Draft of Labor Contract Law to Be Promulgated on Monday, 4,769 Opinions Already Received)
Legal Daily, March 28, 2006

Land Policy
卫星巡查违法用地 (Satellite Technology Employed to Locate Illegal Land Use)
The Beijing News, March 28, 2006

缓解西部及贫困地区基层检察官短缺问题 最高检提出突破困境八大措施 (Supreme Court Endorses Eight Measures to Relieve Shortage of Procurators in Rural Areas)
Legal Daily, March 28, 2006

哈佛研究员介绍中国的博客和网络审查 (Harvard University Researcher Presents Findings on Blog and Internet Censorship in China)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2006

Migrant Workers
受权发布:国务院关于解决农民工问题的若干意见 (State Council Issues Opinion on How to Resolve Problems Related to Migrant Workers)
Xinhuanet, March 28, 2006

Migrant Workers Get More Protection
People's Daily, March 28, 2006

Protests and Petitions – Wu Hao (吴皓)
China Not Giving Details About Filmmaker
AP( via YahooNews), March 27, 2006;_ylt=AozYlty5T9HrwjEMgGaZVqlPzWQA;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl

Protests and Petitions
Hopelessness Haunts China's Desperate Petitioners
Reuters (via YahooNews), March 27, 2006;_ylt=AsWLdI6Q4863gVcv8NHNN4lPzWQA;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl

临沂三村民被正式逮捕 (Three Relatives of Blind Activist Chen Guangcheng Formally Arrested)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2006

Protests and Petitions - Hu Jia (胡佳)
Wife of Missing Aids Activist Victim of Attack
SCMP, March 28, 2006

Protests and Petitions - Resettlement
Villagers Keep Up Demands for Justice
SCMP, March 28, 2006

Protests and Petitions - Shanwei Incident
东洲村民希望诉诸法律救助被捕者 (Dongzhou Villagers Seek Legal Aid to Rescue Detainees)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2006

Public Health
中国器官移植新规定禁止买卖人体器官 (China Announces New Law to Ban Trading of Human Organs)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2006