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 22, 2010

September 22, 2010

Bilateral Ties
中欧峰会将至 欧盟将就人权对华施压 (EU to Pressure China on Human Rights)
British Broadcasting Corporation, September 21, 2010

Death Penalty
Former Police Officer Given Death Penalty
China Daily, September 21, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
过失致人重伤罪判刑两年半 女律师王宇 “打人案” 蹊跷 (Tianjin Railway Transportation Court Sentences Wang Yu to 2.5 Years)
Radio Free Asia, September 21, 2010
Related information:
In Important Move, Railway Court Vacates Lawyer’s Sentence on Appeal, Citing Unclear Facts
Human Rights in China, August 11, 2010
艾滋维权者田喜案开庭 声援者遭骚扰及抓伤 (Trial Starts for HIV/AIDS Activist Tian Xi, Supporters Harassed and Taken Away)
Radio Free Asia, September 22, 2010

Related news:
Police Detain Protesting Mother of Aids Patient After Trial
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2010

China Gender Gap Fuelling Human Trafficking: Report
Agence France-Presse, September 22, 2010

China Police Apologize to Hard-hitting Magazine
Associated Press, September 22, 2010

Migrant Workers
China's Migrant Workers: From Beggars to Choosers
The Age, September 21, 2010

紫金礦業茂名塌壩 18死傷 (Dam Collapse Kills 18 at Zijin Mine in Guangdong)
Ming Pao, September 22, 2010

Land Policy
北京律师界拟提三部“征收变法”建议稿 (Beijing Lawyers Propose Changes to Requisition and Compensation Legislation)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 22, 2010

Public Health
Nurturing Healthcare in Rural Areas
China Daily, September 22, 2010

Legal Chief's Suicide Adds to Rising Toll of Officials Taking Their Lives
South China Morning Post, September 22, 2010