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.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

January 06, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Obama Pushes China on Currency, Human Rights
The Washington Post, January 05, 2011

Civil Society
益仁平中心负责人被禁出境参加研讨会 (Public Health NGO Head Prohibited from Leaving Mainland to Attend HK Seminar)
Radio Free Asia, January 05, 2011

Death Penalty
重庆卖淫集团女“黑老大”王紫绮终审判死刑 (Chongqing Madame Death Sentence Uphelp)
Chongqing Daily, January 06, 2011

Hong Kong
Hong Kong Agrees to Minimum Wage as Billionaires’ Wealth Soars
Bloomberg, January 06, 2011

3 Held for Selling Mentally Ill Workers
China Daily, January 06, 2011

Shenzhen Workers Feel Shift in Dynamics
Financial Times, January 05, 2011

Land Policy
Mother Killed in China Land Protest
Agence France-Presse, January 05, 2011

Public Trial for Man Charged in Killing of Village Chief
Global Times, January 05, 2011

China's Communist Party Paper Aims for Capitalist Milestone
Voice of America, January 05, 2011

Site 'Made Complaints Disappear'
Shanghai Daily, January 06, 2011

手机实名制执行效果不佳 运营商无视新规 (Mobile Operators Ignore New Rules on Real-Name Registration)
China Youth Daily, January 06, 2011

Study: China Traffic Deaths Higher than Police Say
Associated Press, January 06, 2011

PLA Reshuffle Hints at the Next Generation of Leaders
South China Morning Post, January 06, 2011

Salutary Lesson for Beijing in Flaws of Propaganda
South China Morning Post, January 06, 2011

Public Health
2 of 3 Chinese to Be Overweight in 20 Years: Survey
China Daily, January 06, 2011

Chinese Children Caught in Lead Poisoning Scare
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 06, 2011

中国假离婚现象调查 (Survey Investigates "Fake Divorces")
Legal Daily, January 06, 2011