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, August 09, 2010

August 09, 2010

河南62名法院工作人员贪赃枉法遭处分 (Henan: 62 Court Staff Punished for Corruption)
Radio Free Asia, August 08, 2010

中國官員「灰色收入」驚人 (Officials' Grey Income in 2009: 5.4 Trillion RMB)
Central News Agency, August 07, 2010

Hundreds Missing in China Landslide
Al Jazeera, August 09, 2010
Related news:
中国赈灾善款都流到哪里去了? (Where Is Disaster Relief Going?)
Voice of America, August 08, 2010
Food Security
四省有女婴疑饮激素奶早熟 北京法院受理起诉圣元公司 (Beijing Court Accepts Suit on Hormone-filled Milk Powder)
Radio Free Asia, August 08, 2010
Related news:
China Milk Powder Blamed for 'Baby Breasts'
Agence France-Presse, August 09, 2010
Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
維權律師獲獎 二度失蹤受關注 (Concern Renewed on Rights Lawyer Gao Zhisheng's Absence following ABA Award)
Apple Daily, August 08, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
北京警方传讯中国访民维权律师团成员 (Beijing Police Summon Rights Lawyers Yang Huiwen and Zhao Changqing)
Voice of America, August 07, 2010

六名中国异见人士获赫尔曼哈米特奖 (Six Chinese Dissidents Awarded Hellman/Hammett Grants)
Radio Free Asia, August 06, 2010
Related information:
Banned, Censored, Harassed, and Jailed
Human Rights Watch, August 4, 2010
Land Policy
China Must Replace Half Its Homes in 20 Years: Report
Reuters, August 06, 2010
Related news:
中国城乡建设经济研究所所长陈淮语出惊人: “中国一半以上住房15年后要拆了重建” (Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Researcher Chen Huai: 50%+ of Chinese Housing to Need Rebuilding in 15 Years)
Southern Daily, August 06, 2010
记者采访水灾被公安扣押后发微博求救 (Detained Reporters Released after Sending Microblog SOS )
Radio Free Asia, August 06, 2010

Migrant Workers
Experts Urge Removal of 'Migrant Worker' Status
China Daily, August 08, 2010

More Hoops for Defamation Charges
China Daily, August 09, 2010

广西青年在真凶自首后仍坐牢 已获取保候审 (Falsely-accused Guangxi Youth Remains in Prison despite Real Murderer’s Surrender)
China Youth Daily, August 07, 2010

Protests and Petitions
China Protesters Cut Off and Swallow Fingertips
Agence France-Presse, August 07, 2010
Related news:
Men Cut Off Fingertips
Global Times, August 05, 2010
Fears of Building Collapse Force Residents into Tents
China Daily, August 09, 2010

湖北穿法袍为妻维权法官称要对抗潜规则 (Former Judge Petitions in Judicial Robe on behalf of Wife)
Qilu Evening News, August 07, 2010

Christians Come under Attack in China
Toronto Star, August 07, 2010