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 27, 2010

April 27, 2010


Bilateral Ties
Japan Firm to Pay Chinese Wartime Laborers
China Daily, April 27, 2010

Human Rights Defenders

Mongolian Activist Missing, Group Says

Reuters (via South China Morning Post), April 27, 2010

拘留程序合法 超期羁押也可获赔 (Overdue Custody Is Compensable Regardless of Whether Detention Procedures Are Lawful)
Southern Metropolis Daily, April 27, 2010

Migrant Workers
Few China Workers with Lung Disease Get Redress - Rights Group
Reuters, April 27, 2010

Protests and Petitions
上访人员被关押当地党校 副镇长亲自看守 (Petitioner Detained in Central Party School in Guangdong, Guarded by Local Deputy Mayor of Township Gov't)
Southern Daily, April 27, 2010

川震死難學童家長 中紀委請願遭回絕 (Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Rebuffs Petitioning Parents of Sichuan Quake Victims)
Ming Pao, April 27, 2010

防城港公安开枪发催泪弹 维权四农民中枪数十人受伤 (Police, Villagers Clash in Guangxi over Forced Eviction; 4 Shot, Dozens Injured)
Radio Free Asia, April 26, 2010

Police Detain Two for Death in Land Protest
China Daily, April 27, 2010

Public Health
Imbalance Grows at Chinese Hospitals
New York
Times, April 27, 2010

State Security
保密法修订草案拟规定网站应配合泄密案调查 (Internet Operators Must Cooperate with Authorities in Probe of State Secret Leak: State Secrets Law Amendment Bill)
Beijing News, April 27, 2010

China Defines Commercial Secrets, Tells Firms to Protect Them
The Wall Street Journal, April 27, 2010

Lawmakers Wage New Battle over Students From China the KMT Says First Reading of Amendments Was Approved but the DPP Disagrees
Taiwan News, April 27, 2010

Top Tibetan Writer Held Over Book on Riots
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2010

Related News:

Tibetan Writer Detained after Quake Critique
Associated Press, April 27, 2010

Officials Promise to Repair Monasteries
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), April 27, 2010

Favours and Billions to Ease Tension in Xinjiang
South China Morning Post, April 27, 2010