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, July 12, 2010

July 12, 2010

Food Security

港受理结石宝宝索偿案 (HK to Hear Tainted Milk Compensation Case)
Ming Pao, July 10, 2010
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Parents Seek 'Justice' for Melamine Babies
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2010
Chinese Officials Must Account for Family Assets
China Daily, July 12, 2010

Corruption Threatens Safety in Toy Factories
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2010

Land Policy
中国国土资源部发布通知 改进征地管理 (MLR Issues Notice on Improving Management of Land Requisition)
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2010
Related information:
保障被征地农民生产生活和长远生计—— 部耕保司负责人解读《关于进一步做好征地管理工作的通知》(Ministry Official Expounds on Notice on Improving Administration of Land Requisition Work)
Ministry of Land and Resources, July 09, 2010
肇庆怀集警民冲突 六村民开庭无律师 (Six Villagers Unrepresented at Trial following Land Clash with Police)
Radio Free Asia, July 09, 2010

Google's Success on New China License May Prove Short-Lived
Bloomberg, July 11, 2010

Officials Get Past Internet Phobia
China Daily, July 10, 2010

Democracy No Cure for Corruption, China Paper Says
Reuters, July 12, 2010
Related information:
风正好扬帆——怎么看腐败现象 (How to View Corruption)
People's Daily, July 12, 2010
Protests and Petitions
Officials Deny Claims of Deaths in Protests by Evicted Villagers
South China Morning Post, July 10, 2010

Paper Plant Project Sparks Protests
China Daily, July 12, 2010

追究毒疫苗 家长遭打断肋骨 (Parents Injured and Come under Pressure after Petitioning MOH on Toxic Vaccine)
Ming Pao, July 12, 2010

Public Health
Family Planning Policy to Remain in Guangdong
China Daily, July 12, 2010

中国释放梵蒂冈任命的河北主教贾志国 (China Releases Vatican-appointed Bishop Julius Jia Zhiguo)
Radio Free Asia, July 10, 2010

Taiwan President Promotes Closer China Ties
Associated Press, July 11, 2010

China Demolishes Urumqi Flashpoint Area
Agence France-Presse, July 11, 2010