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, September 29, 2009

September 29, 2009

University Official Gets Life for Bribery
ShanghaiDaily, September 29, 2009
Chinese PM to Visit North Korea Amid Nuclear Standoff
Reuters, September 28, 2009
Protests and Petitions
中央政法委组织编写《涉法涉诉信访问答》(全文) (CPC Political and Legislative Affairs Committee Releases "Questions and Answers Regarding Petitions Dealing with Law or Suits")
Xinhua News Agency, September 28, 2009
HK Petitioners Detained on Arrival in Beijing
无锡拆迁户在网上号召国庆日万人集会游行 (Internet Users among Victims of Illegal Eviction in Jiangsu Call for Protest Rally on The National Day)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2009
New Curbs in Tibet
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2009
Public Health
Mainland is Number Two in World for Rabies Deaths
AFP (via SCMP), September 28, 2009
河南济源大批农村儿童被查出血铅超标 (Elevated Blood-lead Levels Found among Children in Rural Henan)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2009
Human Rights Defenders -Yao Lifa (姚立法)
姚立法从上周四起与家人失去联系 (Family Members Lose Contact with Yao Lifa)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2009
Human Rights
中国发表民族白皮书 (China Issues White Paper on Ethnic Policy)
Radio Free Asia, September 28, 2009

Related information:
Full Text of White Paper on Ethnic Policy
China Daily, September 27, 2009