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.

Friday, October 09, 2009

October 09, 2009

Bilateral Ties
中国副主席习近平到访欧洲 (Vice President Xi Jinping on Two-week Tour of Europe)
Radio France Internationale, October 09, 2009

校長集資辦學遭起訴續:7成網友認為應法外開恩 (Principal Indicted for Raising Funds for School: 70% of Netizens Polled Think Mercy Should be Granted)
China Youth Daily, October 09, 2009

Human Rights Defender – Fang Zheng (方政)
Tiananmen Amputee Stands in US -- to Dance
Agence France-Presse, October 09, 2009

Human Rights Defenders – Liang Liwan (梁丽婉), Yao Lifa (姚立法)
维权人士十一期间遭中国政府非法拘禁 (China Illegal Detains Rights Defenders around National Holiday)
Voice of America, October 08, 2009
Related information:
Activist Detained after Telling UN Official of Impending Eviction
Human Rights in China, October 7, 2009

Related news:
湖北维权人士姚立法被非法拘禁半月 (Hubei Activist Yao Lifa Illegally Detained for Half Month)
Radio Free Asia, October 09, 2009
Human Rights Defenders
十五位知识界人士发布《网络人权宣言》 (15 Intellectuals Publish "International Human Rights Declaration")
Radio Free Asia, October 08, 2009
Related information:
网络人权宣言 (Internet Human Rights Declaration)
October 8, 2009

Unofficial translation: Internet Human Rights Declaration
Under the Jacaranda Tree, October 8, 2009
Lift Collapse Kills China Miners
Al Jazeera, October 09, 2009

全国量刑程序改革试点项目在安徽芜湖启动 (Pilot National Sentencing Procedure Reform Begins in Wuhu, Anhui)
Xinhua News Agency, October 07, 2009

China Pledges to Protect Foreign Media
Associated Press, October 09, 2009

新修订的《新闻记者证管理办法》15日正式施行 (Newly Revised Measures on the Administration of Press Cards Take Effect Oct 15)
Eastday, October 08, 2009

自由之声网站被“哑” (Sound of Freedom's Website "Muted")
Radio Free Asia, October 08, 2009

China's Military Might Should Not Be Feared, Says Analyst
Channel News Asia, October 09, 2009

Hu Urges More Vigilant Policing
Associated Press, October 09, 2009

中国在国庆期间“特赦一批囚犯 (China "Grants Special Amnesty to a Group of Prisoners" during Anniversary)
British Broadcasting Corporation, October 08, 2009

Protests and Petitions
福建上杭数千村民抗议铅污染 三名医生替儿童化验被扣 (Thousands of Villagers Protest against Lead Contamination in Fujian, Three Doctors Testing Children for Lead Detained)
Radio Free Asia, October 08, 2009

民族政策寬嚴失當 中央將微調 (Government to Fine-tune Its Strict Policy toward Minorities)
Ming Pao, October 09, 2009

新疆「7.5」屠殺案情首度披露 (Case Details for Six of the Urumqi "July 5 Incident" Cases Published for the First Time)
Ming Pao, October 09, 2009