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, September 14, 2010

September 14, 2010

Bilateral Ties
China Postpones Visit to Japan amid Ship Dispute
Associated Press, September 14, 2010

Food Security
Tons of Mushroom Dyed with Industrial Salt
Shanghai Daily, September 13, 2010

她成中国积分入户第一人 (She Was the First Granted Shenzhen Urban Hukou)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 13, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
Breaking Point?
South China Morning Post, September 14, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Chen Shuqing (陈树庆)
民主党陈树庆出狱 同道们竞相祝贺 (China Democracy Party Member Chen Shuqing Released)
Radio Free Asia, September 13, 2010
Related information:
Two Zhejiang Democracy Activists Released after Serving Sentences on “Subversion” and “Inciting Subversion” Charges
Human Rights in China, September 13, 2010
Human Rights Defenders
陕西警方提请批捕谢朝平 检察院尚未决定 (Formal Arrest for Dam Book Writer Not Yet Approved by Procuratorate)
People's Daily, September 14, 2010

Land Policy
拆迁家属不接受“误伤说” (Burned Evictee's Family Does Not Accept "Accident" Explanation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 14, 2010

最高检公安部联合发布讯问规定剑指刑讯逼供 (New Supreme People's Procuratorate Regulations Aimed at Torture Confessions)
Procuratorial Daily, September 14, 2010

「直通中南海」留言板面世 (“Direct Line to Zhongnanhai” Opens)
Ming Pao, September 14, 2010
Related information:
“Direct Line to Zhongnanhai”- with 26 Caveats
Human Rights in China, September 13, 2010
Regional Anti-terror Drills Enter Second Phase
Xinhua News Agency, September 14, 2010

Real Names Required When Buying Knives
China Daily, September 14, 2010

民警疑为替政委妻子讨账刑拘下岗职工 (Police Detain Retired Worker, Help Official’s Wife Collect Debts )
Northeast Web, September 13, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Oil Spill Villagers Blocked from Petitioning by Local Govt
Global Times, September 14, 2010

北京访民接待站装电网 学者指严重违法 (Electric Fence Installed around Beijing Petitioner Interception Area)
Radio Free Asia, September 10, 2010