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 26, 2010

July 26, 2010

Thousands Flee as China Rains Swell Rivers
Agence France-Presse, July 24, 2010

Human Rights Defenders -- Mao Hengfeng (毛恒凤)
毛恒凤在安徽女子劳教所受到虐待 (Mao Hengfeng Tortured in Anhui's Reeducation-through-labor Camp)
Radio Free Asia, July 24, 2010
Related news:
Chinese Police Beat Wrong Woman
The Vancouver Sun, July 23, 2010

Related Information:
Case Update: Husband Reports Abuse of Mao Hengfeng in Reeducation-Through-Labor Camp
Human Rights in China, July 22, 2010
Human Rights Defenders
China Jails Writer for 15 Years for 'Endangering State Security'
The Guardian, July 25, 2010
Related Information:
Heavy Prison Term for Uyghur Advocate of Inter-ethnic Understanding
Human Rights in China, July 23, 2010
安全生产通知提高工伤死亡赔偿 补助金约34万 (State Council Safety Notice: Substantial Increases in Injury and Death Compensations )
Legal Daily, July 26, 2010

China Tightens Oversight of 'Naked Officials'
China Daily, July 26, 2010

公安部下发通知制止将违法人员游街示众 (Ministry of Public Security Issues Notice to End Parading of Criminals)
Dahe Daily, July 26, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Cantonese in China Protest over Language Loss Fears
Reuters, July 26, 2010
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廣州萬人上街 撐廣州話 (Ten Thousands March in Guangzhou Supporting Cantonese)
Apple Daily, July 26, 2010
苏州警方高压恐吓 试图分化民众抗议 (Suzhou Police Use Pressure and Threats to Split Protests)
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2010

RFA独家:肇庆怀集六村民面临判刑家属集体请愿 (6 Villagers in Huaiji, Zhaoqing to Face Sentencing Soon, Family Members Petition)
Radio Free Asia, July 23, 2010

村民抵制垃圾场选址 警方发射催泪瓦斯进村抓人 (Police Fires Teargas and Arrests Villagers Protesting Chosen Location for Landfill Site)
China Economic Times, July 26, 2010

Public Health
84 Children Detected with Lead Poisoning in Yunnan
China Daily, July 26, 2010

艾滋病威胁大学校园 同性恋群体缺关爱易感染 (HIV Threatens Campus: Young Gay Community Faces Great Risk Due to Lack of Education )
Xinmin, July 26, 2010

Fewer Tibetans Able to Flee to Dalai Lama on China Clampdown
Agence France-Presse, July 26, 2010

China’s Money and Migrants Pour Into Tibet
New York Times, July 24, 2010

新疆库尔勒:羁押戴面纱女子冲击家庭学经 (Korla, Xinjiang: Veiled Women Sent to Detention)
Radio Free Asia, July 23, 2010