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.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

December 20, 2010

"熨斗烫伤7名幼童"老师被行政拘留10日 (Teacher Administratively Detained, Fined after Burning Students with Electric Iron)
Yangtse Evening Post, December 19, 2010

China to Step Up Efforts to Control Mother Nature
Agence France-Presse, December 17, 2010

Disaster Warning over Race for Subways
South China Morning Post, December 20, 2010
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地铁大跃进是个危险的信号 (Rapid Push for Subways a Sign of Danger)
21st Century Business Herald, December 16, 2010
Netizens Unhappy with Poor Service on Govt Sites
China Daily, December 18, 2010

湖北宜昌官网以"说吧"二字答复咨询挨批 (Hubei: Govt Website Criticized for Responding “Just Tell Them” to Citizen Inquiry)
China News Service, December 20, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
艾未未:寻找一切可能性 (Ai Weiwei: Seek Out All Possibilities)
Hebei Youth Daily, December 16, 2010

Human Rights Defender – Hada (哈达)
China Pressed to Account for Uighurs’ Fate
New York Times, December 18, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
Guizhou Poet 'Still Missing'
Radio Free Asia, December 16, 2010

多名律师探望范亚峰遭警方殴打 (Police Beat Lawyers for Visiting Legal Scholar Dr Fan Yafeng)
Radio Free Asia, December 19, 2010

浦志强:2010年中国司法活动越来越无章法 (Rights Attorney Pu Zhiqiang: Rule of Law Decreased in 2010)
Radio France Internationale, December 18, 2010中国/20101218-浦志强:2010年中国司法活动越来越无章法

Land Policy
Beijing's 'Ablest Nail House' Leveled
China Daily, December 19, 2010

裁判文书上网 预防司法腐败 (Scholar: Put Verdicts Online to Prevent Judicial Corruption)
Southern Metropolis Daily, December 20, 2010

突破中共網禁 反制軟體吃香 (Anti-Censorship Software Breaks the Firewall)
China News Agency, December 19, 2010

Rural Issues
Facebook for Farmers: Technology Empowers China's Rural Workers
British Broadcasting Corporation, December 19, 2010

Top Muslim Leader Dies in China's Xinjiang
Agence France-Presse, December 19, 2010