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.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

February 16, 2011

'Naked Officials' Must Bare It All about Families
China Daily, February 16, 2011

分析认为茉莉花革命引发刘志军下台 (Analysts: Egypt's Jasmine Revolution Lead to Liu Zhijun's Quick Removal from the Ministry of Railways)
Radio Free Asia, February 15, 2011

Death Penalty
Chinese Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence for 3 Filipinos Convicted of Drug Trafficking
Associated Press, February 16, 2011

Land Policy
三亚回应“强拆棚户区”:政府无义务赔偿 (Sanya Will Not Compensate for the Demolition of Shantytowns)
Eastday, February 16, 2011

Top Court Makes Case for More Local Judges
China Daily, February 16, 2011

China Tops Media Crackdown
Radio Free Asia, February 15, 2011
Related information:
Attacks on the Press 2010: China
Committee to Protect Journalists, February 15, 2011
Reporters Roughed Up near China Activist's Home
Agence France-Presse, February 16, 2011

广西要求县级以上公安机关开微博 (Guangxi: Public Security Agencies at County Level and Higher Told to Microblog)
China News Service, February 15, 2011

China's Wen, in the Twilight of his Premiership, Takes on Reformer's Role
The Washington Post, February 15, 2011

Dour Chinese Officials Learn How to Spin
The Daily Telegraph, February 15, 2011

Reproductive Clinics Now under Scrutiny
China Daily, February 16, 2011

When Sparks Fly
South China Morning Post, February 16, 2011

理性看待当前的社会公正问题 (A Rational View of Social Justice)
People's Court Daily, February 16, 2011

浙江判决今年首例家庭暴力案 (Domestic Violence Case in Zhejiang Has Wider Implications for China's Legal System)
Radio Free Asia, February 16, 2011

China Eyes 15mln Tourists to Tibet by 2015
Reuters, February 13, 2011