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, June 17, 2010

June 17, 2010


北京超千所幼儿园未注册 规模超正规幼儿园 (Beijing's Unregistered Kindergartens Outnumber Registered Ones)
China Radio International, June 17, 2010

Food Security
China Eyes Milk Test after Melamine Deaths Scandal
Reuters, June 15, 2010

Provincial Govts 'Not Transparent'
China Daily, June 17, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)
北京“严打”开始 端午节先对维权人士下手 (“Strike Hard” Campaign Commences in Beijing as Rights Activists Are Beaten, Harassed before Dragon Boat Festival)
Radio Free Asia, June 16, 2010
Related news:
House Arrest for Lawyers, Dissidents: Activists Monitored over Plan to Meet
South China Morning Post, June 17, 2010
Human Rights Defenders
「在港亦不可能註冊」 京維權律師會遭打壓 (Mainland Rights Lawyers Told They Cannot Register an Association, Even in Hong Kong)
Ming Pao, June 17, 2010

Suicide or Strike? A Tale of Two Work Cultures
South China Morning Post, June 17, 2010

Toyota Is Latest Car Maker Hit by Strike in China
Associated Press, June 17, 2010

IT Disclosure Regulations Raise Foreign Eyebrows
China Daily, June 17, 2010
Related news:
Multinationals 'Should Respect Laws in China'
China Daily, June 16, 2010
Migrant Workers
China's Shifting Jobs Keep Migrants Closer to Home
The Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2010

China Orders Police to Resolve Conflicts Early
Associated Press, June 16, 2010

重庆300万困难民众每人领到20元粽子费 (Chongqing: 3mil Given Subsidies to Buy Rice Dumplings for Dragon Boat Festival)
China News Service, June 16, 2010

Protests and Petitions
玉树灾民连日请愿 藏人反对政府征地 (Tibetans in Yushu Petition against Land Expropriation)
Radio Free Asia, June 16, 2010

Public Health
Warning on Growing Cost of Lifestyle Diseases
South China Morning Post, June 16, 2010

乌鲁木齐规定毕业生签订劳动合同即可落户 (New Regulations: Graduates without Urumqi Hukou Can Settle in Urumqi upon Signing Employment Contract)
Workers Daily, June 17, 2010