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, September 08, 2010

September 08, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Latin America Pays for China Ties
Inter Press Service, September 08, 2010
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As China Finds Bigger Place in World Affairs, Its Wealth Breeds Hostility
The Washington Post, September 08, 2010
Death Penalty
Mine Managers Charged with Offences Punishable by Death
South China Morning Post, September 08, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
Blind Activist to Be Released from Prison
South China Morning Post, September 08, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
工运者被捕逾一年未审判 妻病逝遗稚子 (Labor Activist’s Trial on Hold for over a Year; Wife Dies before Meeting Could Be Granted)
Radio Free Asia, September 07, 2010

揭发重庆严刑逼供的律师受到威胁 (Lawyer Threatened for Exposing Chongqing Police Torture)
Radio Free Asia, September 06, 2010

Land Policy
Police Bulldoze Crops
Radio Free Asia, September 07, 2010

Officials Who Run Should Still Be Punished: Experts
Global Times, September 08, 2010

Protests and Petitions
逾千學生誓揪殺人官 安徽政府車撞死2學生 頂包惹眾怒 (Anhui: 1000+ Students Gather to Protest Official's Hit-and-Run)
Ming Pao, September 08, 2010

Public Health
Chinese City Spearheads National Smoking Ban
Xinhua News Agency, September 08, 2010

再访湖南血铅受害家庭:维权男子被判刑 (Hunan: Father of Lead Poisoning Victim Sentenced)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 08, 2010