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, June 25, 2010

June 25, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Hu Meets Canadian PM on Bilateral Ties
Xinhua News Agency, June 25, 2010
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Group Asks Canadian PM to Put Human Rights on Top of Agenda with Hu (Tibet), June 23, 2010
China Recovers US$14 Billion in Misappropriated 2009 Public Funds
Reuters, June 25, 2010
Food Security
China's Public Health Whitewash
The Guardian, June 23, 2010

炮打乳业新国标:中国原奶质量全世界最低 (New National Standards for Diary Production; China's Raw Milk Quality World's Lowest )
Southern Weekend, June 25, 2010
Hong Kong
Protests as Hong Kong Adopts Democratic Reforms
Agence France-Presse, June 25, 2010
Related News:
政改第一仗過關 示威者衝擊鐵馬陣 抗爭行動今日升級 (Voting Reform Passes Phase One;
Protests Intensify Today as Demonstrators Cross Blocked Path)
Apple Daily, June 25, 2010
零件商接连工潮车厂受牵连 全总承认民工问题影响稳定 (Parts Suppliers Affected by Bouts of Strikes; ACTFU Acknowledges Impact of Workers' Problems upon Social Stability)
Radio Free Asia, June 24, 2010
New Regulation Bans Torture Confessions
Xinhua News Agency, June 24, 2010
Related Information:
最高人民法院 最高人民检察院 公安部 国家安全部 司法部印发《关于办理死刑案件审查判断证据若干问题的规定》和《关于办理刑事案件排除非法证据若干问题的规定》的通知 (Circular on Issuing of 《Provision on Several Issues Regarding Review and Assessment of Evidence in Handling Death Penalty Cases》 and 《Provision on Several Issues Regarding Exclusion of Undue Evidence in Handling Criminal Cases》)
Supreme People's Court, June 25, 2010
重庆三记者因议论希尔顿酒店涉黑事件被抓 (Three Journalists Arrested Due to "Inappropriate Speech" on Internet Regarding Chongqing Hilton Hotel's Corruption Scandal )
Radio France Internationale, June 24, 2010中国/20100624-重庆三记者因议论希尔顿酒店涉黑事件被抓
Protests and Petitions
Strikers Feel Force of Tianjin's Heavier Hand
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2010

End in Sight for Toyota Strike, Unrest at Nissan
Bloomberg, June 25, 2010
Taipei, Beijing Seal Landmark Trade Deal to be Signed on Tuesday
South China Morning Post, June 25, 2010
Tibetan Environmentalist Receives 15-Year Sentence
New York Times, June 24, 2010
Related News:
藏族嘎玛桑珠被判15年将上诉 (Tibetan Environmentalist Karma Samdrup Sentenced to 15-year Prison. He Will Appeal)
Radio Free Asia, June 24, 2010