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, September 01, 2008

September 01, 2008

Bilateral Ties
China State Paper Lashes India-U.S. Nuclear Deal
Reuters, September 01, 2008

Chinese Bankers, Wives Found Guilty in Bank Scam
Associated Press (via Google), August 30, 2008

NPC Deputy Ousted
China Daily, August 30, 2008

中央部门违规使用资金293亿 (Central Government Misused 29.3 Billion Yuan)
Radio Free Asia, August 28, 2008

深圳公捕村长黑帮 (Shenzhen Police Arrest Gang Run by Village Head)
Nanfang Weekend, August 28, 2008

Quake Brings Grim Repetition to China
Washington Post, August 31, 2008

Chinese Gov't to Offer Subsidies to Students from Quake Zone
Xinhuanet, August 30, 2008

Remains of Former CPC Chief Hua Guofeng Cremated
Xinhua (via China Daily), September 01, 2008

Human Rights Defenders – Wu Dianyuan (吴殿元) and Wang Xiuying (王秀英)
Olympic Protest Grannies Escape Punishment as Order Revoked
Agence France-Presse (available at YahooNews), August 30, 2008

Shenzhen Strike Strands Thousands
South China Morning Post, September 01, 2008

15 Die in Fireworks Factory Explosion
Shanghai Daily, September 01, 2008

Student Sentenced for Quake Rumors
Shanghai Daily, August 30, 2008

网络作家杜导斌的妻子受警方监控恐吓 (Wife of Online Writer Du Daobin Threatened by Police)
Radio Free Asia, September 01, 2008

Did the Games Improve Rights in China?
BBC, August 29, 2008

Protests and Petitions
Report: Beijing Residents Protest Pollution
Associated Press (available at the International Herald Tribune), August 31, 2008

成都法院院长多次避见访民引起愤怒 (Refusal of Chengdu Judicial Head to Meet with Petitioners Ignites Anger)
Radio Free Asia, August 29, 2008

Pastor “Bike” Mingxuan and Wife Released from Detention but Prohibited from Returning to Beijing
Christian News Wire, September 01, 2008

Rural Issues
Appeal to Cut Taxes for Low-income Earners
South China Morning Post, August 30, 2008

Thousands Rally Against Taiwan's China Policy
Associated Press (available at the International Herald Tribune), September 01, 2008

Major Monastery Reopens in Tibet
Associated Press (available at the International Herald Tribune), September 01, 2008


China Unlikely to Loosen Its Grip in West
Washington Post, September 01, 2008

Chinese Police Kill Six in Xinjiang Clash
Agence France-Presse (available at YahooNews), August 29, 2008