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, January 07, 2011

January 07, 2011

Stadium Collapses in Inner Mongolia
South China Morning Post, January 07, 2011

Hong Kong
State Council Appoints New Hong Kong Police Chief
Xinhua News Agency, January 07, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo, 刘晓波
刘晓波家人可望春节前获准探监 (Liu's Family Expected to Visit Him Prior to Chinese New Year)
Radio Free Asia, January 06, 2011

Factories Ease Plight of Poorest - at a Price
South China Morning Post, January 07, 2011

Hard Work for Little Reward Backs China's Economic Growth
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 06, 2011

Land Policy
浙江两市长因违法用地被约谈 或将被问责 (Two Zhejiang Mayors Taken In for Talks Regarding Illegal Land Use, May Be Held Accountable)
China Youth Daily, January 07, 2011

Ministry Tries to Clear Up VoIP Confusion
China Daily, January 07, 2011

Warning to China's Media
Radio Free Asia, January 06, 2011

Police Defend Detention
Shanghai Daily, January 07, 2011

China Expels Drug Safety Official from Party: Report
Agence France-Presse, January 06, 2011

华东政法大学学者撰文倡改革遭校方整肃 (Each China University of Political Science and Law Scholar Kicked Out after Writing Essay Calling for Reform)
Radio Free Asia, January 06, 2011

Public Health
权威报告称7.38亿不吸烟国人遭受二手烟危害 (Report: 738 mil Non-Smokers Harmed by Second-hand Smoke)
Legal Daily, January 07, 2011

Villager's Wretched Life Reveals Dark Side of Guangdong 'Miracle'
South China Morning Post, January 07, 2011

Protests and Petitions
Chinese Protesters Flock to Trial
British Broadcasting Corporation, January 07, 2011

無國界記者促釋3西藏作家 (RSF Calls for Release of Three Tibetan Writers)
Ming Pao, January 07, 2011