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, March 26, 2010

March 26, 2010


Death Penalty
Two Abductors Executed in Kidnapping Crackdown
China Daily, March 26, 2010

Man on Death Row for Killing Snorer-chum
Daily, March 26, 2010

Thirsty Villagers Struggle to Find Water as Drought Persists
Xinhua News Agency, March 25, 2010

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两部门要求全国团员及少先队员每人捐一瓶水 (Members of Communist Youth League, Young Pioneers Urged to Donate A Bottle of Water per Person)
China Youth Daily (via Yahoo! News), March 26, 2010

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国际社会继续关注高智晟律师下落 (International Community Continues to Express Concern over Missing Lawyer)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
维权律师恳请司法部为山西疫苗受害者提供法律帮助 (Rights Defense Lawyers Call on Ministry of Justice to Allow Legal Aid for Vaccine Victims in Shanxi)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2010

4 dead in SW China Colliery Gas Outburst
China Daily, March 26, 2010

2 Dead, 9 Trapped in N China Colliery Blast
China Daily, March 26, 2010

全国律协会长首谈不作为称自己并非傀儡 (President of All China Lawyers Association (ACLA) Discusses Article 306 of Criminal Law)
China Newsweek (via Xinhua News Agency), March 26, 2010

Chinese Companies Debate Links with Google
Financial Times, March 26, 2010

Migrant Workers
Why Migrant Workers Are Shunning China's Factories
British Broadcasting Corporation, March 26, 2010

Vatican Warns Bishops Not to Attend National Meeting
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2010

School Killer Wanted to Take Revenge on Society
China Daily, March 26, 2010

西藏比如县小学生和平示威公安进驻学校 (Tibetan Students Stage Peaceful Demonstration Shouting Slogans Calling for "Dalai Lama's Return to Tibet")
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2010

Beijing Protests Swiss Asylum for Uygurs
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), March 26, 2010