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, September 24, 2010

September 24, 2010

Bilateral Ties
Japan Confirms 4 Nationals Detained in China
Reuters, September 23, 2010
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China Will Never Waiver on Sovereignty Issues
Xinhua News Agency, September 23, 2010
'Risk Map' Will Show Nation's Dangerous Areas
Xinhua News Agency, September 24, 2010

Typhoon Fanapi Kills 54 in China: State Media
Agence France-Presse, September 23, 2010

紫金矿业锡矿溃坝 省环保厅:未污染水质 (Guangdong Environmental Dept: No Pollutants Found after Zijin Mine Dam Collapse)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 24, 2010

Human Rights Defender
异议作家廖亦武访德引关注 (Dissident Writer Liao Yiwu’s Visit to Germany Draws Attention)
Radio Free Asia, September 23, 2010

China Bans Mine Bosses from Sending Assistants Down Shafts
Agence France-Presse, September 23, 2010

Land Policy
住户拒不拆迁要“停职停薪” ("Nail Households" Threatened with Freezing of Wages, Position Suspensions )
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 23, 2010

Premier Wen Expounds 'Real China' at UN Debate
Xinhua News Agency, September 24, 2010

1st LD Writethru: SCO Kicks Off Live-Ammunition Anti-Terror Exercises
Xinhua News Agency, September 24, 2010

商户被十余名城管围殴 群众不满掀翻执法车 (Xian: Shop Owners Beaten by Urban Management )
Chinese Business View, September 22, 2010

Senior Cop in Chongqing Arrested for Assisting Mafia Gangs
Shanghai Daily, September 23, 2010

浙75選民再聯名罷人大代表 (Hangzhou: 75 Constituents Sign Joint Application to Impeach People's Congress Delegate)
Wen Wei Po, September 22, 2010

Protests and Petitions
保安公司在京建截访"监狱" 地方政府支付佣金 (Petitioner Retrieval Security Firm Commissioned by Local Government)
Southern Metropolis Daily, September 24, 2010

福建上杭县政府承认与保安公司签押送访民协议 (Fujian County Government Acknowledges Agreement with Petitioner Retrieval Security Firm)
Jiefang Daily, September 24, 2010