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 08, 2011

February 08, 2011

Child Beggar Raid Raises Doubts about Campaign
Shanghai Daily, February 08, 2011

Civil Society
A New Approach for Philanthropy in China?
Xinhua News Agency, February 06, 2011

国家预防腐败局部署社会领域的防腐工作 (Corruption Bureau to Tackle Civil Society)
Radio Free Asia, February 06, 2011

Economic Development
Road ahead Plagued by Culture of Greed
South China Morning Post, February 08, 2011

Food Security
北方冬麦区旱情可能迅速发展威胁夏粮生产 (Winter Drought May Quickly Spiral into Summer Threat)
China News Service, February 07, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
河北维权人士徐义顺劳教所心绞痛发作却无人救治 (Medical Treatment Refused to Activist in Reeducation-Through-Labor)
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2011

北京民间组织呼吁保障被关押艾滋维权人士权益 (Beijing Group Calls for Safety of Detained HIV/AIDS Activist)
Radio Free Asia, February 05, 2011

湖北选举专家姚立法遭绑架48小时后获释 (Yao Lifa Released after 48-Hour Abduction)
Radio Free Asia, February 04, 2011

Land Policy
Beijing Heritage Bid to Uproot 200,000
South China Morning Post, February 07, 2011

黑龙江法庭法警殴打律师 女律师受惊流产 (Pregnant Heilongjiang Lawyer Loses Baby following Beating by Bailiffs)
Radio Free Asia, February 02, 2011

Chinese Journalist Silenced
Radio Free Asia, February 07, 2011

China Has 130,000 Registered Cyber Cafes by 2010
Xinhua News Agency, February 06, 2011

Migrant Workers
Migrant Workers Starting to Call Cities Their Home
China Daily, February 08, 2011

Protests and Petitions
Top Court Looks at Improving Petition System
South China Morning Post, February 07, 2011

台灣疑犯送大陸案情有特殊 ("Special Case" Cited for Sending Taiwan Suspects to the Mainland)
Central News Agency, February 08, 2011

Manila Defends Taiwanese Deportations
Agence France-Presse, February 07, 2011