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.

Thursday, March 29, 2007

March 29, 2007


37 Corrupt Officials Deported Home
People's Daily, March 28, 2007

Death Penalty
Drop in Executions Leads to Organ Shortage
Spiegel Online, March 29, 2007,1518,474396,00.html

China May Stop 'Dragon Project'
BBC, March 28, 2007

Ethnic Minorities
中国将制订处置涉及民族因素突发性事件应急预案 (China to Draft Emergency Response Plan on Emergencies Concerning Ethnic Related Issues), March 29, 2007

我国将建立民族关系监测系统 (China to Establish Ethnic Relations Monitoring System), March 29, 2007

国务院原则通过《生产安全事故报告和调查处理条例(草案)》等不得迟报谎报瞒报漏报事故 (State Council Approves Industrial Safety Regulation to Prevent Cover-ups of Accidents)
Legal Daily, March 29, 2007

Human Rights Defenders - Sun Xiaodi (孫小弟)
孙小弟逃过监控前往北京求医 (Sun Xiaodi Escapes Surveillance to Seek Medical Treatment in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2007

Chinese Coal Mine Explosion Kills 26
Associated Press (via YahooNews), March 29, 2007

国家28个部委中已有24个做过行政诉讼被告 (24 of the 28 State Departments and Bureaus Had Been Sued under Administrative Law)
People's Daily, March 29, 2007

“无所不管”的城管没有执法依据? (Does City Management Authority Have Legal Backing for Performing Its Law Enforcement Duties?
China Youth Daily, March 29, 2007

昝爱宗的VIP 博客遭到封锁 (Journalist Zan Aizong's VIP Blog Blocked)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2007

Beijing's Olympic Stadium Not Ready until Next March
Associated Press (via CNN), March 28, 2007

Secrecy As Hunt for Outside Games' Volunteers Begins
South China Morning Post, March 29, 2007

年底前拘留所与看守所“剥离” (System of Detention and Custody Centers Should Be Separated Before End of Year)
Legal Daily, March 29, 2007

Protests and Petitions
Village Loses Fight to Save Orchard
South China Morning Post, March 29, 2007

湖北四百名下岗民办教师集体上访 (Four Hundred Hubei Private School Teachers Petition Against Corrupt Officials Over Job Allocation Arrangement)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2007

广州从化政府非法强征 抓村民袭记者内媒声讨 (Guangzhou Conghua Government Criticized of Forced Eviction and Abuses Against Villagers and Reporters)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2007

上海拆迁户征集签名要求惩办腐败官员 (Shanghai Forced Eviction Victims Initiate Signature Campaign to Urge Severe Punishments for Corrupt Officials)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2007

Public Health
Chinese Teenager Dies from Bird Flu
Reuters (via YahooNews), March 29, 2007

Tibet to Extend Drinking Water to 1 Mln People by 2010
Xinhuanet, March 28, 2007