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, July 18, 2006

July 18, 2006

Civil Society
NGO Shut for Falsifying Its Records
SCMP 18, 2006

铁腕治高污 千厂临大限 (Thousands of Guangdong Factories Face Closure Under Tough Anti-Pollution Policies)
Wen Wei Po, July 18, 2006

出嫁女告赢村委会的意义 (Guangxi Woman Wins Lawsuit Against Village Committee over Discriminatory Land Grab Compensation)
China Youth Daily, July 18, 2006

Human Rights
人权律师呼吁中国结束强行摘取器官 (Human Rights Lawyer Urges China to Stop Harvesting Human Organs)
Voice of America, July 18, 2006

大陆首宗艾滋遗孤控告媒体案原告胜诉 (AIDS Orphan Wins Lawsuit Against Newspaper)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2006

Human Rights Defender – Lawyer - Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
律师再往临沂取证 官方继续内外设防 (Officials and Triad Members Prevent Chen Guangcheng's Lawyer from Gathering Evidence on Chen's Case)
Radio Free Asia, July 17, 2006

Land Policy
UN Calls for New Report over Dams at Heritage Site
SCMP, July 18, 2006

顾敏康﹕《突发事件应对法》应針对官员而不是媒体 (Commentary: Law on Handling Suddenly-Occurring Incidents Should Target Officials, Not Media)
Ming Pao, July 18, 2006

中国民主与自由网站第48次被封 (China's "Democracy and Freedom" Website Blocked for the 48th Time)
Voice of America, July 17, 2006

Migrant Workers
八成北漂演员遭操控 男当打手女被迫陪酒 (80 Per Cent of Migrants in Beijing Looking for Acting Jobs Forced to Work as Hired Thugs, Escorts)
Ming Pao, July 18, 2006

Hu Hails 'Practical' Three-way Talks
SCMP, July 18, 2006

Guangzhou Claims Win Against Crime
SCMP, July 18, 2006

Beijing's Da Vinci Code
SCMP, July 18, 2006

Public Health
Corruption Alive and Well in Mainland Health-care Sector
SCMP, July 18, 2006