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 27, 2010

August 27, 2010

Economic Development
Opinions Clash on Unreported Income Levels
China Daily, August 27, 2010

China Sets Up Base to Speed Up Study of Deep-Sea Energy Resources
Xinhua News Agency, August 27, 2010

Shortage of Farms and Water Threatens Grain Output Targets
China Daily, August 27, 2010

Hong Kong
中央批准深圳前海規劃 (Central Gov't Approves Plan to Increase HK-Shenzhen Ties)
Ming Pao, August 27, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
亚运维稳房东赶维权者 出版社辞退‘撑粤语’编辑 (As Asiad Approaches, Pro-Cantonese Editor Forced to Design and Activists Come Under Pressure)
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2010

唐吉田倡议“律师节”推动直选律师协会 (Attorney Tang Jitian Proposes a "Lawyers Day" Celebration to Promote Direct Elections in the Lawyers Association)
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2010

Book Ban Puzzles Architect-Researcher
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2010

Survey: China's Mobile Internet Users to Exceed PC Users in 2012
People's Daily, August 26, 2010

新闻出版署:紫金矿业事件确有“封口费” (GAPP: There Was Hush Money Involved with the Zijin Mining Incident)
Radio France Internationale, August 26, 2010中国/20100826-新闻出版署:紫金矿业事件确有“封口费”

Migrant Workers
上海教委:在沪农民工子弟可免费接受义务教育 (Shanghai: Children of Migrant Workers to Receive Free Compulsory Education)
Xinmin Evening News, August 27, 2010

Xi Tipped to Gain Military Post at Plenum
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2010

State Security
New Secrecy Battle: China Bars Banks, Other Companies from Using Foreign Security Technology
The Canadian Press, August 26, 2010

台灣首次批准中國大陸雜誌在台發行 (Popular Magazine Duzhe Becomes First Mainland Magazine to Be Approved for Print in Taiwan)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 27, 2010

Police Fire on Mine Protesters
Radio Free Asia, August 26, 2010

新疆懸紅十萬檢舉恐怖罪行 (XUAR Notice: Rewards of Up to 10K for Reporting Terrorism)
Ming Pao, August 27, 2010
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自治区公安厅发布通告 检举涉恐涉暴等严重暴力犯罪行为 (XUAR Public Security Department Announcement: Report Terrorism-Related Violent Crimes)
Tianshannet, August 27, 2010