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, January 04, 2011

January 04, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Beijing Eyes Stronger Sino-EU Partnership
Xinhua News Agency, January 03, 2011

中华环保联合会贵阳打赢环境诉讼环保法庭 新举措解难题 (All-China Environmental Federation-Guiyang Public Environmental Education Centre Win Water Pollution Suit against Paper Mill)
Legal Daily, January 04, 2011

Food Security
County Focus to Ensure Food Safety
China Daily, January 03, 2011

Rita Fan Defends Beijing Envoy in Tainted Milk Saga
South China Morning Post, January 03, 2011

食品安全 七成人不放心 (7/10 Chinese Do Not Trust Safety of Food)
Ming Pao, January 03, 2011
Related news:
Worries over Food Safety
Shanghai Daily, January 03, 2011
Human Rights Defender – Li Hong (力虹)
力虹骨灰安葬宁波 海内外将共同悼念 (Li Hong's Bones Laid to Rest in Ningbo)
Radio Free Asia, January 03, 2011
Related information:
沉痛悼念异议作家力虹先生 (Mourning the Passing of Dissident-Writer Li Hong)
HRIC, January 03, 2010
Human Rights Defender – Tan Zuoren (谭作人)
譚作人患痛風 拒保外就醫 (No Medical Bail for Tan Zuoren Despite Gout)
Ming Pao, January 01, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
Hong Kong Democracy Activist Szeto Dies
Associated Press, January 02, 2011
Related news:
Szeto Wah: Staunch Democrat and Patriot
South China Morning Post, January 03, 2011
Villagers Silenced after Death of Campaigner
South China Morning Post, January 03, 2011

Stronger Bargaining Voice for Beijing's Workers
China Daily, January 04, 2011

专家预测2011年全国刑事案件总量或将攀升 (Experts Predict Increase in Criminal Cases for 2011)
Legal Daily, January 04, 2011

刑法老人免死条款引争议 限制条件被指过窄 (Dispute Arises over Draft Criminal Law Clause Exempting Elderly from Death Penalty)
Guangzhou Daily, January 04, 2011

China Quietly Extends Footprints into Central Asia
New York Times, January 02, 2011

北京城管在官网接受市民评价 (Beijing Urban Management to Accept Public Criticism via Website)
The Beijing News, January 03, 2011

拆屋城管打斷公安腳 (Policeman Beaten Severely by Urban Management after Home Demolition)
Ming Pao, January 04, 2011

China's Next President "Redder than the Red"
The Daily Telegraph, January 03, 2011

INTERVIEW: China’s Five-Year Plan Veering toward Unification
Taipei Times, January 03, 2011