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 28, 2011

January 28, 2011

学校联合办学遭遇骗局 导致500余学生无毕业证 (Unaccredited Uni Scandal Leaves over 500 Students Diploma-Less)
Dahe Daily, January 26, 2011

Food Security
內地客來港搶奶粉 家長籲徵離境稅 (Hong Kong Parents Call for Export Tax as Mainlanders Snag Milk Powder from the Shelves)
Wen Wei Po, January 28, 2011

最高法要求集中化解进京重复上访 (Supreme People’s Court Calls for Centralization to Resolve Issue of Duplicated Petitions in Beijing)
Southern Metropolis Daily, January 28, 2011

Hong Kong
Shut Door Shows Beijing Calls HK Shots, says Analysts
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2011

華叔喪禮高官避六四鐘聲 港府自我降格 李卓人:無視民意引火自焚 (Number of HK Officials to Attend Activist's Funeral Falls from 10 to 1)
Apple Daily, January 28, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Li Jinping (李金平)
北京维权人士李金平被关精神病院仍无法见到亲属 (Institutionalized Dissident Li Jinping Inaccessible to Relatives)
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
阿里木江再审若维持原判将提上诉 (Xinjiang Christian to Appeal 15-Year Sentence)
Radio Free Asia, January 27, 2011

Lunar New Year Highlights China Labor Issues
Reuters, January 28, 2011

China Tightens Grip on Press Freedom
The Guardian, January 27, 2011

Rabbit Film Satire Axed
Radio Free Asia, January 27, 2011
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“Little Rabbit, Be Good” A Subversive New Years’ Video Card
China Geeks, January 24, 2011
Protests and Petitions
One Case Resolved Since Eight Petitioners Met Wen
South China Morning Post, January 28, 2011

Public Health
云南:数万流动人口接受艾滋病防治培训 (Yunnan Sends Migrant Population to HIV Prevention Training)
Radio Free Asia, January 28, 2011

China's Next Challenge Is Social Reform, Says Magazine Chief
Associated Press, January 28, 2011