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, April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009


Aids Treatment Still Eludes Children
South China Morning Post, April 20, 2009

Lawmakers Review Draft Law on War, Disaster Plans
South China Morning Post, April 21, 2009

Mandatory Audit Before Leaving Office in Guangdong
China Daily, April 21, 2009

Human Rights Defender - Yuan Weijing (袁伟静)
袁伟静又遭看守人围攻殴打 (Yuan Weijing Beaten for Attempting to Leave Her Home)
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2009

成都陈云飞、自贡刘正有被传唤 (Sichuan's Rights Advocates Summoned)
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2009

June 4th
Dissident Defends Role of Democracy Leader
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2009

Related News
Hong Kong Students Vote to Condemn Tiananmen Square Violence
Voice of America, April 17, 2009

Migrant Workers
千万留乡农民工尚未再就业 (10m Migrant Workers Not Reemployed After Returning to Their Home Villages)
Radio France Internationale, April 21, 2009

China to Clamp Down on Inmate Abuse
Associated Press (available at YahooNews), April 20, 2009

Protests and Petitions
北京严防访民抗议活动 南站警戒传截访打人致死(组图,视频)(Beijing Clamps Down Petitioners; 1 Reportedly Beaten to Death by Interceptors)
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2009

Tibet Arsonist Gets Suspended Death Sentence
Agence France-Presse (available at YahooNews), April 21, 2009

四川藏民拒耕示威与警方冲突 (Tibetans, Chinese Police Clash in Sichuan )
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2009