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.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

August 27, 2009

Bilateral Ties

India on a Tiger Hunt in China
Asia Times Online, August 27, 2009

Iraq Approves Controversial Sinopec Oil Rights Deal
Agence France-Presse, August 26, 2009

Thousands Flood into China after Myanmar Army Standoff
Reuters, August 26, 2009

Pristine River Targeted
Xinhua News Agency, August 27, 2009

國慶演練 天安門周六禁行 (Tiananmen Square to Close 8/29 for National Day Celebration Trial)
Singtao Daily, August 27, 2009
Related news:
Beijing to Make Sure No Rain on National Day's Parade
China Daily, August 25, 2009
Human Rights Defender – Zheng Enchong (郑恩宠)
上海公安停止对郑恩宠每周例行传唤 (Shanghai Police Cease Weekly Summons of Defense Lawyer Zheng Enchong but Continue Restricting His Movement)
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2009

Human Rights Defenders
Uygur Academic Who Disappeared for over a Month Says He Was Freed without Charge
Associated Press, August 27, 2009

Five Killed in Bridge Collapse in NW China
Xinhua News Agency, August 26, 2009

Land Policy
广州天河村民示威抗议清拆 (Guangzhou Villagers Demonstrate against Demolition)
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2009

深圳拟立法规范"人肉搜索" 明确互联网站等的责任 (Shenzhen Drafts Legislation on "Human Flesh Search Engines" Incidents)
Southern Metropolis News, August 27, 2009

Public Health
Public Call for Organ Donations
China Daily, August 26, 2009
Related news:
Most China Organ Transplants from Prisoners: State Media
China Post, August 27, 2009
Taiwan Risks Row over Dalai Lama
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 27, 2009

China Denies Xinjiang Inmates Killed: State Media
Agence France-Presse, August 26, 2009