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, June 01, 2010

June 01, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China and Japan 'Back North Korea Financial Sanctions'
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 01, 2010

311 Kids Rescued in Child Abduction Crack Down in S. China
China Daily, June 01, 2010

宁夏自治区团委原书记曹刚贪污受贿被判16年 (Official in Ningxia Autonomous Region Given 16 Years for Corruption)
People's Daily, June 01, 2010

China Says Final Toll from April Quake near 2,700
China Post, June 01, 2010

Final China Quake Toll Near 3,000 Dead and Missing
Reuters, May 31, 2010

Hong Kong
Unionist Says Police Have Agreed to Return Statues
South China Morning Post, June 01, 2010

六四雕塑歸還 即日豎維園 (Police Agreed to Return Statues of "Goddess of Democracy")
Ming Pao, June 01, 2010

国务院提出将在全国逐步实行居住证制度 (State Council Proposes Progressive Implementation of Residence Permit System)
Xinhua News Agency, June 01, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
The Silencing of Gao Zhisheng
The Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
刘晓波被转移监狱 各方抗议当局为难 (Liu Xiaobo Secretly Moved to Prison in Jinzhou)
Radio Free Asia, May 31, 2010

China's Shift away from Cheap Labor Hard on All
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), June 01, 2010

代表资方的本田工会威胁解雇罢工工人 (Honda Rep Threatens to Fire Striking Workers)
Radio Free Asia, May 31, 2010

Land Policy
强拆致人自杀安徽阜阳官员获刑11年开问罪先河 (Anhui Official Sentenced to 11 Years for Causing Forcefully-evicted Landowner's Suicide)
Xinhua News Agency (via Legal Daily), June 01, 2010

Man Kills 3 Judges, Himself in China Court
Associated Press, June 01, 2010

国务院:逐步推进房产税改革 研究开征环境税方案 (State Council Proposes Economic Reform on Property Tax and Environment Tax)
Xinhua News Agency, May 31, 2010

警察纪律条令今起施行 76种违法违纪处分从严治警 (Regulation on Police Discipline Effective Today)
China News Service (via Eastday), June 01, 2010

150 Residents to Monitor Police in Chongqing
China Daily, June 01, 2010