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, September 06, 2010

September 06, 2010

湖南一村支书横行20年 非法拘禁村民威胁领导 (20-year Rampage of Hunan Village Secretary, Including Extrajudicial Detention, Comes to Light)
People's Daily, September 04, 2010

Food Security
China Orders More Food Production to Counter Inflation
Voice of America, September 03, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
北京律师王宇被控涉嫌“故意伤害罪”案二审继续审理 百余网友声援 (Netizens Show Support for Lawyer Wang Yu for Her Second Instance Trial)
Radio Free Asia, September 06, 2010

佛山遏維權訴訟 公民代理成箭靶 (Guangdong Authorities Crack Down on Citizen Representatives to Suppress Rights Litigation)
Ming Pao, September 04, 2010

浙警禁接异见者出狱 山东监控设备“迎”陈光诚 (Zhejiang Police Tell Family of Soon-to-Be-Released Dissident Not to Meet Him at Prison for Release)
Radio Free Asia, September 05, 2010

审前听取律师意见将成报告重要部分 (Hearing Defense's Opinions Prior to Trial to Become Major Part of Procuratorate Investigation Report)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 04, 2010

Google Warned on China Plans
Financial Times, September 05, 2010

Firing of Editors Tied to Story Critical of Tencent
South China Morning Post, September 04, 2010

Migrant Workers
Free Therapy Offered to Migrant Workers
China Daily, September 06, 2010

深圳講話 胡錦濤未觸及政改 (Hu Does Not Mention Political Reform in Shenzhen Speech)
China News Agency, September 06, 2010

In China, Even 'Low-Cost' Housing Hard for Some to Afford
Agence France-Presse, September 05, 2010

Public Health
Anhui Covered Up Cholera Outbreak, State Press Reports
Agence France-Presse, September 06, 2010

Rural Issues
中国五千万农村留守妇女面临困境 (50 Million Chinese Rural Women Face Hardship Guarding Homeland)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 05, 2010

China Seeks Agreement with Taiwan
Agence France-Presse, September 06, 2010