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.

Monday, June 28, 2010

June 26-28, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Obama Invites China's Hu for State Visit
Reuters, June 26, 2010
集训纪委书记:动真还是做秀? (Collective Disciplinary Training for Party Secretaries: Real or Just for Show?)
Radio Free Asia, June 26, 2010

Suicide May be Linked to Corruption Blitz Aviation Official's Death Comes Amid Crackdown
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2010
Sodden China Battles to Repair Flood Defences
Agence France-Presse, June 27, 2010

Allowances to be Provided for Yushu Quake Survivors
Xinhua News Agency, June 28, 2010
幼儿园为什么缺老师(如何破解入托难⑤) (Why Kindergartens Are Short of Teachers? (How to Resolve Difficulty in Entering Nursery School-5) )
People's Daily, June 28, 2010
Biggest Obstacle for China's Gays: Social Pressure for Marriage
McClatchy Newspapers, June 25, 2010
Hong Kong
Under-fire Democrats Take a Back Seat in July 1 March Party Forced to Keep a Low Profile After Vote on Reform Package
South China Morning Post, June 28, 2010
350m Migrant Workers by 2050, Report Says
China Daily, June 28, 2010
Human Rights Defenders -- Cheng Yichun , 郑贻春
辽宁政论学者郑怡春狱中病情加重 家属呼吁关注 ( Political Scholar Cheng Yichun's Medical Condition Worsens in Prison, Family Calls for Attention)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2010
Human Rights Defenders -- Wang Bingzhang , 王炳章
郭平:王炳章案是冤案错案应予重审 (Guo Ping: Injustice in Wang Bingzhang Case; Should Grant Retrial)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2010
China Takes Hands-off Approach to Labor Strikes
Associated Press, June 25, 2010

Chinese Workers Wise Up — and Rise Up
Agence France-Presse, June 28, 2010
最高院要求加强对9类民事案件调解 (Supreme People's Court Calls for More Mediation in 9 Types of Civil Cases)
Xinhua News Agency, June 27, 2010
Related news :
最高人民法院发布《关于进一步贯彻“调解优先、调判结合”工作原则的若干意见》 (Supreme
People’s Court Promulgates 《Several Opinions Regarding Further and Thorough Implementation of Working Principal of “Mediation First, Combine Mediation with Trialing”》)
Supreme People's Court, June 28, 2010
China Bans Military From Blogging
Agence France-Presse, June 26, 2010
Migrant Workers
川闽两省为方便务工子女首试异地同步高中会考 (Sichuan and Fujian Provinces Synchronize College Entrance Exams to Facilitate Migrant Children)
China Youth Daily, June 27, 2010
Hu: China to Support ASEAN Integration
China Daily, June 27, 2010

胡锦涛在二十国集团峰会讲话全文 (Full Text of Hu Jintao's Speech at G20 Summit)
China News Service, June 27, 2010
Double-Whammy: Aging China has Fewer Children to Care For it The '1-2-4 Problem' Facing China Today Means One Child Taking Care of Two Parents and Four Grandparents
McClatchy Newspapers, June 28, 2010
Protests and Petitions
北京数百访民南站高唱红歌 信访局静坐遭公安驱散 (Hundreds of Protesters Gather at Beijing South Railway Station Singing Patriotic Songs; Police Disburses Sit-in at Public Complaints Bureau )
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2010

川震两百罹难学生家属闯市政府被特警阻止 (Police Interrupts a Protest by Families of Students Killed During Sichuan Earthquake)
Radio Free Asia, June 25, 2010

Ex-State Workers Protest Over Unpaid Wages Anger Over Corrupt Managers
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2010

Poison Back with Rain, Say Villagers
South China Morning Post, June 26, 2010
Public Health
HIV Patients Still Face Prejudices
Xinhua News Agency, June 28, 2010
China's Young College Grads Toil in 'Ant Tribes'
Associated Press, June 27, 2010
达赖喇嘛访日本强调与中国对话 (Dalai Lama Emphasizes Dialogue with China in Visit to Japan)
Radio Free Asia, June 27, 2010
維族難屬憶兒淚不停 (Uighurs Recollect and Shed Tears for Children)
Ming Pao, June 28, 2010