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, May 14, 2010

May 14, 2010


Bilateral Ties
美中人权对话恢复 (US-China Human Rights Dialogue Resumes)
Radio Free Asia, May 14, 2010

Civil Society
Activists Demand Release of Mainland Dissidents
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), May 13, 2010

Judge in Trouble for Extorting Litigant
China Daily, May 14, 2010

Convicted Ex-top Cop Asks for Leniency
China Daily, May 14, 2010

At Least 21 Miners Killed in China Colliery Blast
British Broadcasting Corporation, May 14, 2010

US Engineer Held in China Released without Charge
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), May 14, 2010

China's Global Media Push Includes Broadcasts to Suburban Washington
Voice of America (via Voice of America), May 12, 2010

Google Situation in China 'Seems to Be Stable'
Agence France-Presse (via South China Morning Post), May 14, 2010

Protests and Petitions
安置房七年又拆 西安村民请愿要公投 (More Than 300 Villagers in Xi'an Petition Authorities against Evicting Them Again)
Radio Free Asia, May 13, 2010

Public Health
Beijing Issues First Residents' Health Report
China Daily (via China Daily), May 14, 2010

Social Problems at Root of School Attacks: China PM
Agence France-Presse (via Yahoo! News), May 14, 2010

China Kindergarten Massacre Seen as Symptom of Progress
Agence France-Presse (via The Sydney Morning Herald), May 14, 2010

广西行凶者被村民打死续:律师称村民正当防卫 (Guangxi Villagers Kill Murder Suspect, Lawyer Says It Is Legitimate Defense)
Xinhua News Agency (via Net Ease), May 13, 2010


China Says Internet Fully Restored in Xinjiang
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), May 14, 2010