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.

Monday, February 08, 2010

February 08, 2010

Food Security
China Seizes More Melamine-tainted Milk Powder
Reuters, February 07, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Tan Zuoren (谭作人)
中國維權人士譚作人9日宣判 (Verdict in Tan Zuoren Trial to Be Announced Tuesday)
Central News Agency, February 07, 2010
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譚作人妻子:宣判後即上訴 (Wife: Tan Zuoren Will Appeal Sentence Following Pronouncement)
Ming Pao, February 08, 2010
Human Rights Defenders
Dissidents Named for Peace Prize
Radio Free Asia, February 05, 2010

Work Safety Gaps Suffocate Miners
China Daily, February 08, 2010

撰文刪帖 宣傳部「一條龍」控輿論 (Hunan Propaganda Department Accused of Controlling Public Opinion after Posts Criticizing Government Deleted from Public Forum)
Ming Pao, February 08, 2010

Protests and Petitions
长沙拆迁访民遭虐 北京拆迁案重开庭 (Changsha Evictees Petitioning in Beijing Harassed)
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2010

Dalai Lama's Discourse Lands 5 Tibetans in Trouble
Times News Network, February 06, 2010

Blogger Describes Xinjiang as an 'Internet Prison'
British Broadcasting Corporation, February 03, 2010

乌市誓言严打疆独 世维会指有维族人失踪 (Urumqi Vows Crackdown on Independence Movement)
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2010

新疆再刑拘兩名手機短信傳播“分裂言論”者 (XUAR Criminally Detains Two for Sending "Separatist" Text Messages)
China Review News, February 08, 2010