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 10, 2008

September 10, 2008

Vice Mayor on Bribery Charges
Shanghai Daily, September 10, 2008

中央加大抗震救灾资金监督 186人因违纪行为被处分 (Central Government Increases Supervision of Earthquake Funds, 186 Disciplined for Abuses)
Xinhuanet, September 10, 2008

Dim Hopes, Anger after China Mudslide
Reuters (available at YahooNews), September 10, 2008

Rehabilitation Centers Set Up for Quake Victims
Xinhuanet, September 09, 2008

Coal Mine Gas Blast Kills One, Traps Four in SW
China Daily, September 10, 2008

Land Policy
Law on Rural Land Sales to be Reviewed
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2008

Beijing Censors Financial Websites
South China Morning Post, September 10, 2008

China's Relaxed Reporting Rules Set to Expire
Associated Press (via YahooNews), September 10, 2008

Related News
奥运外媒采访规定下月终止 外交部称继续开放精神 (Olympics Foreign Media Regulations to End Next Month, Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Continue with Spirit of Openness)
Xinhuanet, September 09, 2008

The Olympics Party is Over. Now China has to Clean up
The Guardian, September 10, 2008

异见人士邓太清被公安殴打传唤 (Dissident Beaten, Taken to Court by Authorities)
Radio Free Asia, September 09, 2008

Protests and Petitions
广西访民11人抵京计划到奥运示威区进行合法游行 (11 Guangxi Petitioners Stage Lawful Demonstration in Beijing Protest Zone)
Radio Free Asia, September 09, 2008

湖北嘉鱼城管人员与小贩发生肢体冲突 (City Officials Clash with Street Vendors in Hubei)
Radio Free Asia, September 09, 2008

残奥未完访民继续被困公安局、精神病院 (Petitioners Still Detained during Paralympics)
Radio Free Asia, September 09, 2008

Public Health
In China: Young People Most Prone to Suicide
Xinhuanet, September 10, 2008

State-owned Enterprises
四川中行大规模辞退员工 逼待岗及签「认罪书」(Sichuan Bank of China Branch Dismisses Employees, Denies Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, September 09, 2008