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, July 28, 2009

July 28, 2009

中宣部禁令 保密反成泄密 (Over-reaction of the Central Propaganda Department )
Radio Free Asia, July 28, 2009
Civil Society
网友寄明信片呼唤严晓玲案被拘者回家吃饭 (Netizens Send Postcards to Call for Activists Detained due to Reporting on the Yan Xiaoling Case to "Return Home for Dinner"), July 28, 2009
Short Message Service Coming Back in Xinjiang
China Daily, July 28, 2009
乌鲁木齐“7•5”事件受损商户可获减税照顾 (Businesses Suffering from XUAR Riots to Be Compensated with Tax Reductions)
Xinhua News Agency, July 27, 2009
Lesbians in China Petition to Donate Blood
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), July 28, 2009
Former Mayor, Wife Face Corruption Trial
Shanghai Daily, July 28, 2009
深圳制定行政追责办法 借鉴香港廉署制度防贪 (Shenzhen Drafts Administrative Accountability Policy with Reference to Hong Kong's ICAC)
Eastday, July 28, 2009
国家工作人员接受媒体监督如何变被动为主动 (Kunming Municipal Government Seeks Public Opinion on Prevention of Interference with Media Reporting)
China Daily (via Xinhua), July 28, 2009
Human Rights Defender -- Yan Zhengxue (严正学)
歌手黄伟因纪念六四被劳教 严正学病重提前三月出狱 (Zhejiang Singer Sentenced to Reeducation-Through-Labor after Planning to Commemorate Tiananmen Anniversary; Yan Zhengxue Released Early from Jail)
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2009
Protests and Petitions
湖北信访悲剧:访民杀信访局长女儿后自杀 (Petitioner Commits Suicide After Killing Daughter of Director of Bureau for Letters And Visits in Hubei)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2009
德州棉纺工数千人抗议 游行静坐促落实劳动法 (Shandong Province Workers Demostrated for Labor Law to Put into Effect)
Radio Free Asia, July 27, 2009