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, April 01, 2009

April 1, 2009

中国国家预防腐败局开通中英文网页 (China's Anti-Corruption Bureau Opens Chinese English Webpage)
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2009

Chinese Official Calls for Heightened Security
Associated Press (available at YahooNews), April 01, 2009

Hackers Tap Wen's Work Report
South China Morning Post, April 01, 2009

China Denies Any Role in 'GhostNet' Computer Hacking
Voice of America, March 31, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
China Detains Man Compiling List of Quake Victims
Reuters, April 01, 2009

June 4th
Dissident Detained over Tiananmen Article
South China Morning Post, April 01, 2009

农民工工作办公室今年10项重点工作促农民工就业 (Government Unveils 10 Programs to Spur Employment for Migrant Workers)
Xinhuanet, March 31, 2009

Migrant Workers
Govt 'Unclear' Over Anhui Migrant Workers' Deaths
China Daily, April 01, 2009

乌鲁木齐也发生一起袭警事件 (Police Attacked in Urumqi)
Radio France Internationale, April 01, 2009

广东旅馆网吧等12类场所强制安装摄像头 (Video Monitoring Required in 12 Types of Public Spaces in Guangdong)
Net Ease, April 01, 2009

江西城管打死人万人抗议 赔偿家人三十万无人被捕 (Authorities Beat 60 Yr-Old to Death in Jiangxi, Family Forced to Accept Compensation)
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2009

'No Excuse' for Blocking Move to Democracy
South China Morning Post, April 01, 2009

论述中共政改新书将在海外出版 (Party School's Scholar to Publish Book on Party Overseas)
Radio France Internationale, March 31, 2009

Protests and Petitions
Street Protest Blocks City Traffic
Shanghai Daily, April 01, 2009

三百名人士公开反驳 称上访者并非精神病人 (300 People Openly Refute Claim that Most Petitioners Are Mentally Ill)
Radio Free Asia, March 31, 2009

Public Health
贵州平塘医院违规采血致64人感染丙肝病毒 (64 Contracted Hepatitis C from Giving Blood at Guizhou Hospital in 2001)
Net Ease, April 01, 2009