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, December 18, 2009

December 18, 2009

Cities to the Rescue
South China Morning Post, December 18, 2009

Green Dam
官方网站出现警告信息 另类绿坝悄然安装 (Warning Sign Pops Up in Government Sites; "Green Dam Alternative" Secretly Installed)
Radio Free Asia, December 17, 2009

Related Information:
China Imposes New Internet Controls
New York Times, December 17, 2009

为维权,48名工人闯四关 (48 Workers Determined to Defend Their Rights)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 18, 2009

20多保安在工地上围殴6民工 5人受伤入院 (6 Migrant Workers Beaten by 20 Security Guards; 5 Injured, Hospitalized)
Sanxiang Dushi Bao, December 17, 2009

Cancer Patient 'Denied Work' in E China
China Daily, December 17, 2009

律師稱關停互聯網影音網站法律依據存疑 (Lawyers: Legal Base for Shutdown of File-sharing Sites Is Dubious)
Southern People Weekly, December 18, 2009

Migrant Workers
上海:所有农民工子女将与沪籍孩子一样接受义务教育 (Migrant Workers’ Children to Receive Obligatory Education Same as Other Children with Hukou in Shanghai)
Xinhua News Agency, December 17, 2009

昆明镟押犯離奇死 「一元紙幣開手銬 鞋帶自縊」 (Detainees in Kunming Die Out of Suspicious Reasons)
Ming Pao, December 18, 2009

State Security
China Holds US Engineer on Trade Secrets Charge
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), December 17, 2009

Official Repeats Accusation That Dalai Lama Lied
South China Morning Post, December 18, 2009