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.

Monday, January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011

Bilateral Ties
Hu Maps Road Ahead for Sino-US Ties
China Daily, January 22, 2011

资源领域官员腐败屡禁不绝 官矿勾结促乱象恶化 (Corruption Worsens in Natural Resources Sector Despite Government Censure)
Outlook, January 24, 2011

Chengdu Govt Feels Heat over Quake Promise
Global Times, January 24, 2011

Food Security
Hidden Dangers in the Box that Held Your Food
Shanghai Daily, January 22, 2011

春節將至 內地菜價大升 (Food Prices Skyrocket as Spring Festival Approaches)
Ming Pao, January 24, 2011

Human Rights Defender – He Depu (何德普)
北京异议人士何德普将刑满出狱 (He Depu Released Today following 8-Year Prison Term)
Radio Free Asia, January 23, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
劉曉波傳獲釋 秘密轉移 (Rumors Circulate Online that Liu Has Been Released, Secretly Being Sent Home to Liaoning)
Apple Daily, January 24, 2011

Shanghai's Poor Cash In
South China Morning Post, January 22, 2011

Land Policy
Rural Forced Demolition Rules Being Developed
China Daily, January 24, 2011

New Law to Protect Elderly Parents
China Daily, January 22, 2011

China Orders Pro-Party Reporting: Rights Groups
Agence France-Presse, January 21, 2011

广东将在网吧装新监管平台 (Guangdong Internet Cafes to Install New Monitoring Platform)
Radio Free Asia, January 21, 2011

Migrant Workers
“你这种人的思想需要改改了”农民工代表激辩老板 (Migrant Worker Representative Calls for Equal Rights)
Southern Daily, January 24, 2011

“控人”写入十二五 首都要补多少规划账 (Beijing Population Controls: Prejudice and Planning)
Economic Observer, January 24, 2011

Public Health
No Joy for Mass Poisoning Families
China Daily, January 24, 2011

Rural Issues
农民人均收入提高只迈出了第一步 (Average Rural Income Still Lags Despite Rise)
Legal Daily, January 21, 2011

State-owned Enterprises
China's State Giants Too Big to Play With
Asia Times Online, January 24, 2011

广州社情民意调查:看病不满意度超过社会治安 (Guangzhou Survey: Concerns over Medical Care Supersede Public Order)
Southern Metropolis Daily, January 24, 2011