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 11, 2011

January 11, 2011

Water Relief by 2014 for Arid Beijing, Planners Say
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2011

Hong Kong
Wang Dan's Entry for Szeto Funeral in HK's Hands, Beijing Official Says
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
Missing Chinese Lawyer Told of Abuse
Associated Press, January 10, 2011

Land Policy
Man in Coma after Brawl over Apartments in China
Agence France-Presse, January 10, 2011

Legal Plea to Cool Tension of Evictions: Report Says Officials at Fault in Land Disputes
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2011

拒绝在征地协议上签字村主任被乡党委停职 湖南湘潭“村主任停职”疑云调查 (500+ Villagers Cry Injustice after Village Head Removed by Part Committee for Refusing to Sign Land Requisition Agreement)
Legal Daily, January 11, 2011

Helping Hand from the North Offered to HK Journalists on the Mainland
South China Morning Post, January 11, 2011

广东设网监管平台“以网管网” (Guangdong "Uses the Web to Monitor the Web" in New Platform)
Radio Free Asia, January 10, 2011

向趙連海致敬 粵報總編撤職 (Editors at Guangdong's TIME WEEKLY Dismissed after Paying Tribute to Zhao Lianhai)
Ming Pao, January 10, 2011

Military Plans Spark Concern
Radio Free Asia, January 10, 2011

Protests and Petitions
Protests Surround 'Castle in the Sky'
China Daily, January 11, 2011

Public Health
China: Gaps Seen in Government’s Ability to Detect Disease Outbreaks
New York Times, January 11, 2011

State Security
学者批评中国「维稳」走向反面 (Experts: "Stability Maintenance" Actually Does the Opposite)
Radio France Internationale, January 08, 2011中国/20110108-学者批评中国「维稳」走向反面