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.

Monday, November 26, 2007

November 24-26, 2007

Death Penalty
Canadian's Death Sentence Suspended in China Car Smuggling Case
Agence France-Presse (via YahooNews), November 24, 2007

Barriers to Divorce Put Female Migrant Workers at Risk
South China Morning Post, November 26, 2007

中国称近三分之一家庭有暴力问题 (All-China Women's Federation Says Domestic Violence Exists in 30 Percent of Chinese Families)
Voice of America, November 25, 2007

突发公共事件将被纳入发布范围 (Chongqing Authorities to Release News on Public Emergencies in Its Media Conferences)
China Youth Daily, November 26, 2007

Human Rights Defender - Guo Feixiong (郭飞雄)
郭飞雄一审后决定不上诉但保留申诉权利 (Guo Feixiong Decides Not to Appeal Sentence but Reserves Right to Petition to Higher Authorities)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2007

Judicial Reforms "Yield Good Results"
Xinhuanet, November 26, 2007

Chinese Courts to Improve Ruling Practice of Judicial Committees
Xinhuanet, November 23, 2007

广西大学生因通讯维权被刑事拘留 (Guangxi Student Criminally Detained for Allegedly Demanding Money from Telecommunications Company Which Sent Him Unwanted Messages)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2007

温总「爆肚」言论 內地媒体照封杀 (Premier Wen Jiabao's Sudden Speech on Hong Kong's Development Gets No Coverage in Mainland Media)
Ming Pao, November 26, 2007

A Few (Edited) Words on Chinese Censorship
Financial Times, November 22, 2007

Protests and Petitions
Protests Spurred by New Labour Law Drag on
South China Morning Post, November 26, 2007

堵大桥维权代表被批捕 村民告官卖地未获立案 (Guangdong Land Grab Protestors Formally Arrested for Blocking Bridge)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2007

艾滋病日前宁陵维权妇女被正式拘留 (Henan Female AIDS Activists Formally Detained Ahead of World AIDS Day)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2007

渖阳当局暴力驱赶进行示威的养蚁投资人 (Thousands of Liaoning Paramilitary Police Officers Disperse Ant Raisers' Protest)
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2007

Society - Ethnic Minorities
China Holds Exhibition to Display Progress in Minority Language Research
Xinhuanet, November 24, 2007

Three Gorges
Beijing in Three Gorges Propaganda Push
Financial Times, November 22, 2007,dwp_uuid=9c33700c-4c86-11da-89df-0000779e2340.html

Tibetans Riot in Rural Town, Police Seal Area
Reuters (via YahooNews), November 25, 2007