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.

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

September 3, 2008

商务部一正司级官员被“双规” (Commerce Official Under Investigation for Corruption)
Legal Daily (via Ynet), September 02, 2008

Death Penalty
杨佳判死刑其父不服要上诉 (Yang Jia's Father Wants to Appeal Death Sentence)
Radio France Internationale, September 02, 2008

广东新策解决非户籍儿童就学问题 (New Policy in Guangdong Solves Schooling Problem for Unregistered Children)
Xinhuanet, September 02, 2008

Chinese Eco-detective Treads Lightly
Christian Science Monitor, September 02, 2008

Human Rights Defender - Chen Guangcheng (陈光成)
残奥近:狱中盲人维权者陈光诚家人、村民及律师手机通讯障碍 (In Approach to Paralympics, Mobile Phones Belonging to Family of Jailed Blind Rights Defender Chen Guangcheng, Villagers and Lawyer Blocked)
Radio Free Asia, September 02, 2008

Human Rights Defenders
深圳劳工维权人士肖春失踪两个月 (Shenzhen Labor Rights Defender Xiao Chun Missing for Two Months)
Radio Free Asia, September 02, 2008

Workers Get a Raw Deal
Xinhuanet (available at Shanghai Daily), September 03, 2008

全国政协委员:尽快修订户口登记条例并出台户籍法 (Official Calls for Immediate Revision to Hukou Regulations and New Hukou Law)
Legal Daily (via East Day), September 03, 2008

North Korea
Thousands of N Korea Children Face Hardship in China
Agence France-Presse (via Google), September 03, 2008

Security to Remain Tight in Beijing
China Daily, September 03, 2008

A Chinese Experiment in Democracy Meets Fierce Resistance
Christian Science Monitor, September 03, 2008

Protests and Petitions
北京西城区拆迁户到天恒置业抗议 (Beijing Xicheng District Residents Protest Forced Evictions)
Radio Free Asia, September 02, 2008

Quake Parents Barred from Protesting
Radio Free Asia, September 02, 2008

Police Officers Killed in China Were Ethnic Uighurs
International Herald Tribune, September 02, 2008