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.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010

Green Dam
工信部首次就"绿坝遭遣散"表态:各项服务均正常 (MIIT's First Public Response to the Green Dam Closing: All Services Normal)
Xinhua News Agency, July 20, 2010

Human Rights Defender
尹启玮十年上访成书完稿 近日付梓自力出版 (Petitioner's Decade of Experience Soon to Be Published)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2010

Another Foxconn Worker Falls to Death - Report
Reuters, July 20, 2010

中国上半年安全生产特大事故同比增长100% (Safety Accidents in China Double in First Half of Year)
China National Radio, July 20, 2010

Honda China Supplier Gets Tough on Striking Workers
Reuters, July 20, 2010

Land Policy
Dispute Delays Demolition
China Daily, July 21, 2010

Google to End Technical Support for Two China Tianya Products
The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2010

中国鼓励新闻出版企业开展境外业务 (China Encourages Chinese Media Outlets to Expand Overseas)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2010

Migrant Workers
Chinese Migrant Workers Walled Off From Society
Voice of America, July 20, 2010

被误作上访者 湖北省委门口警错打领导夫人 (Official's Wife Beaten after Being Mistaken for Petitioner)
China Review News, July 21, 2010

震慑犯罪的好方式还是有辱人格:娄底公捕公判争议 (Criminals Paraded through the Streets: Crime Deterrent or Degrading Treatment?)
Southern Metropolis Daily, July 21, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Protesting Parents Hurt in Scuffle with Police
South China Morning Post, July 21, 2010

武汉、重庆两地数百民众为权益集体抗争 (Hundreds Protest in Wuhan and Chongqing)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2010

苏州村民抗议潮扩至三镇 村民细数官员侵吞补偿款 (Protests Spreads Across Suzhou as Villagers Accuse Town Officials of Embezzling Compensation Money)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2010

Rural Issues
China Plans Weather Insurance to Help Farmers
China Daily, July 21, 2010

新疆阿图什出现维族传单 维族学者海来提不日受审 (Trial of Uyghur Scholar-Journalist Heyrat Niyaz to Start Soon)
Radio Free Asia, July 20, 2010