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, April 15, 2010

April 15, 2010

Former Banker Gets Death Sentence with Reprieve for Graft
China Daily, April 15, 2010

Wen Qiang Gets Death for Corruption: Former Justice Chief Guilty of Taking Bribes, Rape and Shielding Organised Crime
South China Morning Post, April 15, 2010

Concern for Shelter after China Quake Kills 589
Reuters, April 15, 2010

青海地震重傷者 被送西寧成都治理 (Those Injured in Quake Sent to Xining and Chengdu for Treatment)
Apple Daily, April 15, 2010

大陆大学开放台生免试入学 收费标准不变 (Mainland Universities Begin Admitting Taiwanese Students without Requiring Entrance Exams)
China News Service, April 15, 2010

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Proposes Limited Political Reform
China Post, April 14, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)
北京维权人士倪玉兰不认罪被折磨虐待两年 (Beijing Activist Ni Yulan Released from Prison, Says She Was Mistreated Due to Maintaining Innocence)
Radio Free Asia, April 15, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
维权律师唐吉田刘巍面临吊销执照处罚 (Beijing Rights Defense Lawyers Tang Jitian and Liu Wei Faced with Losing Their Licenses as Penalty for "Disturbing the Order of the Court")
Voice of America, April 14, 2010

河北唐山劳教所身高1.8米学员去世时仅重35公斤 (1.8m Tall Man Dies in Hebei Reeducation-Through-Labor Center Weighing 35kg )
Xiaoxiang Morning Herald, April 14, 2010

Execs in Melamine Scandal Beg for Leniency
China Daily, April 15, 2010

Propaganda Chiefs Ban Reporters from Outside Quake Zone
South China Morning Post, April 15, 2010

Migrant Workers
Chinese Migrant Workers Face High Hurdles
Financial Times, April 15, 2010

河南为151名服刑人员颁发狱中奖学金 (151 Inmates in Henan Prison Awarded Scholarships)
Xinhua News Agency, April 15, 2010

四川藏汉学生冲突当局封锁消息 (Information Blocked by Authorities on Clash between Tibetan and Chinese Students in Sichuan)
Radio Free Asia, April 15, 2010