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, March 11, 2010

March 11, 2010

Bilateral Ties
美国考虑从法律上挑战中国对互联网的审查 (U.S. Considers Challenging Chinese Internet Censorship through Law)
Radio France Internationale, March 10, 2010

Parents of Missing Teenagers Win in New Trafficking Law
China Daily, March 11, 2010

Civil Society
Activists Test China's Openness Vows
The Wall Street Journal, March 10, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
Writers, Scholars Call for Release of Top China Dissident
Agence France-Presse, March 11, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Mao Hengfeng (毛恒凤)
China: Protester Is Sentenced
New York Times, March 10, 2010

Related information:
Shanghai Petitioner to Serve 18 Months of Reeducation-Through-Labor after Shouting Slogans
Human Rights in China, March 9, 2010
Human Rights Defenders
China's Troublemakers Bond over 'Drinking Tea'
Associated Press, March 11, 2010

冯正虎艾未未微博遭删 网友大战新浪 (Deletion of Feng Zhenghu and Ai Weiwei’s Sina Microblogs Leads to Anti-Sina Wave amongst Netizens)
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2010

Central China Province Broadcasts Court Trial Live Online
Xinhua News Agency, March 11, 2010

违法行为教育矫治法列入今年立法计划 (Law on Education and Rehabilitation of Illegal Activities Added to 2010's Legislative Program)
Legal Daily, March 11, 2010
Related news:
Government and Policy China to Speed Up Legislation on Reforming Reeducation
China Daily, March 11, 2010
Beijing Editor Punished for Editorial Urging Reform of Unpopular Registration System
The Canadian Press, March 10, 2010

Google Chief Sees Outcome "Soon" in China Row
Reuters, March 10, 2010

Journalists Must Face New Exam
South China Morning Post, March 11, 2010

Detention Order Is Revoked: Police Apology Due to Mistakes
China Daily, March 11, 2010

Protests and Petitions
两会期间严打上访 (Crackdown on Petitioning in Beijing during NPC, CPPCC Sessions)
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2010

Dalai Lama Risks Chinese Ire to Back Uighurs
Reuters, March 10, 2010