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 15, 2011

February 15, 2011


廣東地方官異地調升防貪 (Guangdong Anti-Corruption Shuffles Involve One Third of Officials)
Ming Pao, February 15, 2011

Technocrats Named to Top Positions in Government Agencies
South China Morning Post, February 15, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
Activist Artist Cancels 'Sensitive' Exhibition
Agence France-Presse, February 15, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
维权人士屠夫被拘 网友开展声援后释放 (Detention of Fujianese Rights Defender Possible Related to Qian Yunhai Case)
Radio Free Asia, February 14, 2011

甘肃古浪120余农民工患尘肺病 无务工证难索赔 (Undocumented Gansu Workers Suffer from Lung Disease and Elusive Claims)
China Central Television, February 15, 2011

No Regrets for Defiant Tiananmen General
South China Morning Post, February 15, 2011

深圳一服刑人员猝死看守所 (Prisoner in Shenzhen Detention Center Dies Suddenly)
Radio Free Asia, February 14, 2011

Protests and Petitions
武汉开两会数百访民请愿 公安封堵禁上访者出门 (Petitioners Shut Out and Shut In during Wuhan Congress Meetings)
Radio Free Asia, February 14, 2011

Public Health
央视曝光夺命退烧药 已致数名儿童死亡 (Children's Medicine Exposed as Cause of Several Deaths)
China News Service, February 14, 2011

China Limits Smoking in Films, TV Shows
Associated Press, February 15, 2011

China to Push Language of Largest Ethnic Minority
Reuters, February 14, 2011