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.

Friday, March 27, 2009

March 27, 2009


Bilateral Ties
China Fury at US Military Report
BBC, March 26, 2009

18 Children Die of Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease in China
Xinhuanet, March 27, 2009

Filthy hospital in N China Responsible for Deaths of Five Newborn Children
Xinhuanet, March 26, 2009

Radioactive Material Lost in China: State Media
Agence France-Presse (available at YahooNews), March 27, 2009

Consumer Website Takes Cash to Silence Business Complaints
Shanghai Daily, March 27, 2009

与隐私权相冲突? 新疆阿勒泰地区官员财产申报制遭质疑 (Does Xinjiang's Asset Reporting System Conflict with Right to Privacy?)
Legal Daily, March 27, 2009

调查显示两百多名私营企业主已进入地方党委 (Survey Shows Over 200 Private Business Proprietors also in Local Party Committees)
Net Ease, March 27, 2009

视点观察:深圳罗湖区率先全国试行刑案量刑辩论机制 (District in Shenzhen First to Test "Debate System" for Sentencing)
Legal Daily, March 27, 2009

China Milk Scandal Terms Upheld
BBC, March 26, 2009

被捆15小时 广西"法官死在看守所案"内幕揭开 (Inside Story on Judge who Died in Detention Center in 2007)
Net Ease, March 27, 2009

牢头狱霸之治 (Rule by "Prison Bullies")
Nanfang Weekend, March 26, 2009

Protests and Petitions
China Deploys 1,000 Policemen in Rioting Town
Xinhua (via China Daily), March 27, 2009

外交部发言人秦刚赠送外媒记者3.14事件光碟 (Ministry of Foreign Affairs Responds to Tibet Video)
Net Ease, March 26, 2009

Tibet Serf Debate Shadows China's "Emancipation day"
Reuters, March 26, 2009