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, February 11, 2011

February 11, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China Rejects Foreign Role in Solving Egypt Crisis
Associated Press, February 10, 2011
Related news:
Special Report: After Mideast, Should Russia and China Worry?
Reuters, February 11, 2011
Human Rights Defender – Chen Guangcheng (陈光诚)
陳光誠軟禁視頻曝光後遭毆打 (Chen Guangcheng Beaten after Release of Video)
China News Agency, February 11, 2011社會

Human Rights Defender – Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波)
刘晓波家人将再提申请探监 (Liu Xiaobo's Relatives to Again Submit Visit Request)
Radio Free Asia, February 10, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
何德普与刘凤钢春节期间继续遭软禁 (He Depu, Liu Fenggang under House Arrest during Chinese New Year)
Radio Free Asia, February 10, 2011

超越巴西跃居世界首位 中国行业收入差距15倍 (China Surpasses Brazil to Hold World's Largest Income Gap)
Lianhe Zaobao, February 11, 2011

Beaten Lawyers Await Apology
South China Morning Post, February 11, 2011
Related resources from Citizens’ Square:
强烈建议全国妇联及黑龙江妇联予以关注、调查“孕妇在法院被法警殴打致流产”事件 (Strongly Urging the All China Women’s Federation and Heilongjiang Women’s Federation to Pay Attention to and Investigate the "Bailiffs Beat Pregnant Women in Court House, Causing Miscarriage" Incident)
Liu Wei, February 9, 2011

愤怒!愤怒!愤怒!驳斥新华网对“律师遭法警殴打致流产”事件调查报道的声明 (Rage! Rage! Rage! A Refutation of Xinhua’s Investigative Report on the "Bailiffs Beat Lawyers, Causing Miscarriage" Incident)
Jiaxu Law Firm, February 9, 2011

关于黑龙江佳旭律师事务所8名律师被道里法院法警殴打一事情况说明及声明 (A Clarification and Statement Regarding Daoli District Court Bailiffs Beating Eight Lawyers from the Heilongjiang Law Firm Jia Xu)
Jiaxu Law FIrm, January 31, 2011
State Security
Report: Hackers in China Hit Western Oil Companies
Associated Press, February 10, 2011

Mainland 'Honey Trap' May Have Snared General
South China Morning Post, February 11, 2011

Protests and Petitions
上海警察戒备访民游行 北京接济站有访民被饿昏 (Shanghai Police on Alert for Demonstration, Beijing Petitioners Faint from Hunger)
Radio Free Asia, February 11, 2011

Public Health
Human Organ Trafficking Trial under Way
China Daily, February 11, 2011

Travel Ban Extends to Family
Radio Free Asia, February 11, 2011