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, March 03, 2009

March 3, 2009


Gas Poisoning Leaves 3 Students Dead, 2 in Coma in NW China
Xinhuanet, March 03, 2009

政协委员:取消网上反腐举报实名制 防打击报复 (CPPCC Recommends Abolishing "Real Name" System for Reporting Corruption)
Xinhuanet, March 03, 2009

Food Security
Courts Start Accepting Milk Cases
China Daily, March 03, 2009

Beijing Pushed for Economic Disclosure
Financial Times, March 03, 2009

Ningxia Official Orders Cadres to Apologize for Beating Villagers
Xinhuanet, March 03, 2009

兩會首次設網絡訪談室 (Two Sessions Set Up Online Chatroom)
Ming Pao, March 02, 2009

Villages Targeted for Transparent Reform
China Daily, February 28, 2009

China's Labor Disputes Last Year Nearly Double of 2007
Xinhuanet, March 03, 2009

中宣部内部通告 要求遵从官方口径报导 (Ministry of Propaganda Orders Media to Follow Government Orders)
Radio Free Asia, March 02, 2009

奥运前警枪击土地维权村民记者助上告被判十一年 (Reporter who Helped Villagers after Police Shooting Sentenced to 11 Years)
Radio Free Asia, March 02, 2009

Villages Targeted for Transparent Reform
China Daily, March 03, 2009

Protests and Petitions
Beijing Vendors Fight Counterfeiting Crackdown
International Herald Tribune, March 02, 2009

两会前大陆学者提特赦惹关注 (Chinese Scholars Appealed for Amnesty for Political Prisoners ahead of Two Sessions)
Radio Free Asia, March 02, 2009

內地身分證資料泄露嚴重 (Serious Leaks Exist in Personal Identification Information)
Ming Pao, March 03, 2009

State Security
Capital's Security Checks Rival Olympics Efforts
South China Morning Post, March 03, 2009

Tibetan Monastery 'Surrounded' After Protest by Monks
Agence France-Presse (available at South China Morning Post), March 03, 2009

West 'Uses Tibet to Attack China'
BBC, March 03, 2009