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.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

August 10, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China Denies Indian's Claims of Using Convict Labor in Overseas Projects
Bloomberg, August 10, 2010

Death Penalty
Frenchman to Be Executed in China on Drugs Charge
Agence France-Presse, August 09, 2010

Frantic Search for China Landslide Survivors in Gansu
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 10, 2010

China Orders Energy-Wasting Factories to Close
Associated Press, August 10, 2010

Food Security
China Orders Milk Powder Probe over Baby Breasts
Agence France-Presse, August 10, 2010

It's a Man's World at Camp for Boys
Xinhua News Agency, August 10, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
刘贤斌案将移交法院 尽在党和政府掌握 (Liu Xianbin’s Case to Be Transferred to Court, All in Hands of Party and Government)
Radio Free Asia, August 09, 2010

访民李莉寻衅滋事案开审前被迫更换律师 (Li Li Forced to Change Representation before Causing Disturbance Trial Starts)
Radio Free Asia, August 09, 2010

新拆迁条例,难在哪? (Promulgation of New Law on Demolition and Eviction Remains Unclear)
China Economic Weekly, August 10, 2010

广东将全省推广24小时视频监控防"非正常死亡" (Guangdong to Install Video Surveillance System in Prevention of “Unusual Deaths” in Prisons )
Southern Daily, August 10, 2010

Book Says Chinese Premier Is No Reformist
Associated Press, August 09, 2010

Protests and Petitions
新疆父子在北京上访被公安拘押 (Uyghur Father and Son Petition and Detained in Beijing)
Radio Free Asia, August 09, 2010

Public Health
No Smoking in School: China Fights Against Tobacco
Associated Press, August 10, 2010