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, February 01, 2011

February 01, 2011

Bilateral Ties
Political Sport
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2011

Death Penalty
Death Sentence for Former Anti-Drugs Official in Chongqing
Reuters, February 01, 2011

太原拆迁命案保安头目被判死缓 (Life and Death Sentences in Taiyuan Demolition Murder Trial)
Southern Metropolis Daily, February 01, 2011

法学家马克昌:目前不具备废除死刑条件 (Legal Scholar: China Not Ready to Kill Death Penalty)
Changjiang Daily, February 01, 2011

禁室培慾590天 湖北漢判死 (Hubei Man Sentenced to Death for Rape, Illegal Detention)
Ming Pao, February 01, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Ni Yulan (倪玉兰)
Darkness at Noon
South China Morning Post, January 30, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
京基督徒主日敬拜活动被阻 鄂姚立法遭断水断电被警带走 (Sunday Services Obstructed in Beijing, Yao Lifa Taken by Police)
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2011

内蒙古鄂尔多斯蒙藏医药学校创办人被判刑 (Mongolian-Tibetan Medical School Founder Given 3 Years Jail Time)
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2011

Land Policy
New Rules Put an End to Forced Demolitions
Xinhua News Agency, January 28, 2011

北京三百人强拆民居 就地贱卖户主物品 (Beijing Sends Hundreds to Forcibly Evict Three)
Radio Free Asia, January 31, 2011

校长院长申领廉租房确有其事 (Officials Awarded Low-Income Housing)
Southern Metropolis Daily, January 31, 2011

China Convicts Driver Who Ran over Lobbying Farmer
Associated Press, February 01, 2011

Beijing Censors Media, Fearing 1989 Reminder
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2011
Related news:
China Mulls Impact of Mideast Uprisings
The Washington Post, January 31, 2011

Egypt's Chilling Echoes of June 4 for Beijing
South China Morning Post, February 01, 2011
Migrant Workers
流血讨薪等恶性事件频发生 招工难成欠薪新诱因 (Cases of Migrant Worker Abuse on the Rise)
Xinhua News Agency, February 01, 2011

Protests and Petitions
河北服毒讨薪不治农民工家属获老板26万补偿 (Family of Migrant Worker Who Committed Suicide in Protest of Unpaid Wages Given Compensation)
China National Radio, January 31, 2011

Public Health
上海眼科假药案18嫌犯被抓 (Fake Meds Lead to 18 Arrests at Shanghai Hospital)
Southern Metropolis Daily, February 01, 2011

医院阑尾手术致病人死亡 家属讨说法遭百人围殴 (Family Beaten outside Hospital after Mother's Surgery Fails)
Dahe Daily, January 28, 2011