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.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

April 13, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Protests Flare against China at US Nuclear Summit
Agence France-Presse, April 12, 2010

City Workers in Shenzhen Accused of Cheating on Housing Forms
Global Times, April 13, 2010
Related news:
“临时工”成“背黑锅”的代名词 ("Temp Worker" Becomes Synonymous with "Scapegoat")
Guangzhou Daily, April 13, 2010

深圳回应公务员买保障房:都是临时工 (Shenzhen's Response on the Civil Servants Applying for Subsidized Housing in Question: They're All Temps)
Guangzhou Daily, April 12, 2010
Human Rights Defender – Hu Jia (胡佳)
Medical Parole Rejected for Jailed China Dissident
Associated Press, April 12, 2010
Related information:
Liver Cancer Suspected, Activist Hu Jia Seeks Medical Parole
Human Rights in China, April 9, 2010
Human Rights Defender – Zhou Yongjun (周勇军)
上訴遭駁回 周勇軍維持原判囚9年 (Appeal Rejected: Zhou Yongjun's Sentence of Nine Years Upheld)
Ming Pao, April 13, 2010

I Was Hacked in Beijing
New York Times, April 11, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Mental Hospital for Man Who Exposed Official: Suspect Detained for Taking Pictures of Protest
South China Morning Post, April 13, 2010

《南方都市報》發炮力斥中共黨國不分 「愛國家不等於愛朝廷」 (Southern Metropolis Daily Editorial Criticises Equating Love of the Country with the Ruling Party)
Apple Daily, April 13, 2010
Related media:
爱国家不等于爱朝廷 (Loving Your Country Is Not the Same as Loving the Imperial Government)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 11, 2010
Public Health
Compulsory Mental Commitments by Police under Fire
China Daily, April 13, 2010

Shanghai World Expo
Expo Imposes Controls Similar to Airport Security
South China Morning Post, April 13, 2010