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, August 25, 2010

August 25, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Prudently Handle Tibet Issue: China Tells India
The Times of India, August 24, 2010

Death Penalty
Senior Chinese Police Officer Condemned for Graft
Associated Press, August 24, 2010

Experts Call for Better Planning in China's Mudslide Zones
Xinhua News Agency, August 24, 2010

东莞石排推25年免费教育 (Dongguan: Citizens of Shipai Town to Enjoy 25-Year Free Education )
Beijing News, August 25, 2010

为办居住证被迫假租房 (Man Fabricates Lease Agreement for Resident Permit Application )
Southern Metropolis Daily, August 25, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
北京突然加紧对维权人士的检控 (Beijing Tightens up Surveillance over Rights Activists )
Radio Free Asia, August 24, 2010

Land Policy
Govt Replacing Slums with Basic Housing
China Daily, August 25, 2010

China to Revise Criminal Law to Better Protect Worker's Rights
Xinhua News Agency, August 23, 2010

我国拟批准《制止核恐怖主义行为国际公约》 (China to Ratify International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism)
Xinhua News Agency, August 23, 2010

Chinese Increasingly Use Microblogs to Get News
Xinhua News Agency, August 24, 2010

四川藏人反对采矿武警开枪 藏人三死35人伤 (Sichuan: Tibetans Shot by Armed Police during Protest against Mining)
Radio Free Asia, August 24, 2010

广东廉江去年投3100余万维稳 (Guangdong: Lianjiang City Spent 31 Million on “Social Stability Maintenance” Last Year)
Southern Daily, August 25, 2010

Premier Wen Calls for Major Political Reform
Global Times, August 23, 2010

Protests and Petitions
云南永胜县政府否认"丽江警察群殴百姓"传言 (Yunnan: Yongsheng County Government Denies Rumor of “Citizens Beaten by Police” )
Yunnan Daily, August 25, 2010

Public Health
China Plans to Establish Health Records for Residents
People's Daily, August 24, 2010