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, August 06, 2010

August 06, 2010

Future Tax Could Protect Environment
Global Times, August 06, 2010

Pollution in China: Raising a Stink
The Economist, August 05, 2010

Human Rights Defender
Banned Lawyer Takes Justice Bureau to Court
South China Morning Post, August 06, 2010
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Veteran Fuzhou Lawyer Sues Judicial Bureau to Assert Right to Practice, Puts Spotlight on Two Other Flawed Cases
福州资深律师维护执业权 起诉司法局
Human Rights in China, August 3, 2010
Another Foxconn Worker Falls to Her Death in China
Agence France-Presse, August 06, 2010

广东佛山百万工人接触有害有毒物质 (Guangdong: Million Foshan Workers Exposed to Toxics)
Southern Daily, August 06, 2010

E China Province Moves to Stop Heatstroke Deaths
China Daily, August 05, 2010

中国近期发生多起舆论监督遭遇公权力打压事件 (Authority’s Recent Crackdowns on Supervision of Press Public Opinion)
China News Service, August 06, 2010

执法部门强行抓人 派单员四天两次“被救助” (Law Enforcement Arbitrarily Take People Away from Street, “Cleaning-up ‘Face’ of City”)
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 06, 2010

Protests and Petitions
陕西内蒙“边界”纠纷 数千警民对垒扰攘十天 (Thousands Police and Civilians Clash Dozen Days over “Border” Dispute between Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia)
Radio Free Asia, August 05, 2010

上海松下工人罢工 不满待遇及解雇员工 (Shanghai: Panasonic Workers Go on Strike, Demands for Better Treatment)
Radio Free Asia, August 05, 2010

丹东杀警案官媒低调网络热议 (Dandong: Official Media Play Down on Traffic Police Killed in Public )
Radio Free Asia, August 05, 2010

State Security
Two Jailed over Rio Tinto Scandal
The Daily Telegraph, August 06, 2010

China Tightens Internet Censorship in Tibet
Tibetan Review, August 05, 2010

拉萨富豪被判刑无期十亿资产充公 (Tibetan Businessman Imposed with Life Sentence; Billion Assets Confiscated )
Radio Free Asia, August 05, 2010

Uyghur Political Prisoners Have a Hard Time
Radio Netherlands Worldwide, August 02, 2010