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, September 09, 2008

September 9, 2008


Corrupt Officials Face Conviction Abroad
China Daily, September 09, 2008

Hundreds Feared Missing after China Mudslide
Reuters (available at International Herald Tribune), September 09, 2008

China Needs 245 Bln Dlrs to Rebuild after Quake: Official Media
Agence-France Presse (via YahooNews), September 08, 2008

云南积极实施农村特岗教师计划 现有8480人在岗 (Yunnan Implements Rural Education Plan, 8480 Teachers Assume Posts)
Xinhuanet, September 09, 2008

山東一化工廠冒出毒氣 (Chemical Factory in Shandong Leaks Poison Gas)
Ming Pao, September 09, 2008

Death Toll in Mine Gas Blast Rises to 17
Shanghai Daily, September 09, 2008

Volunteer Visits to Disabled Orphans Blocked
South China Morning Post, September 08, 2008

Protests and Petitions
奥运后军转干部仍被关押 (Former Soldier Turned Cadre He Enyi Still in Jail after Olympics)
Radio Free Asia, September 08, 2008

律师呼吁:望新一届北京律协选举推行真正的民主选举 (Lawyers Sign Online Petition Appealing for Real Elections to Beijing Lawyers' Association)
Radio Free Asia, September 08, 2008

PLA Officer Executed for Spying for Taiwan
South China Morning Post, September 09, 2008

Three Gorges
Three Gorges Project to Begin Full Operation in November
Xinhuanet, September 08, 2008

Uyghur Radio Worker Sacked, Detained
Radio Free Asia, September 08, 2009

Local Chinese Governments Impose Rules for Ramadan
International Herald Tribune, September 08, 2008