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.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

March 10, 2011

Top news
Jasmine Rallies
網上號召第4輪茉莉花集會 (Calls Renewed for Fourth Wave of Jasmine Rallies)
Ming Pao, March 10, 2011

广州孙德胜唐荆陵被控煽动颠覆 北京张柘杨秋雨被拘 (For "Inciting Subversion," Human Rights Defenders in Guangzhou, Beijing Watched, Detained)
Radio Free Asia, March 09, 2011

Two Sessions
China Vows No Western-Style Political Reforms
Associated Press, March 10, 2011
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吴邦国:不套用西方某些国家法律体系 (Wu Bangguo: Chinese Legal System Won't Come from a Western Cookie Cutter)
Xinhua News Agency, March 10, 2011
Socialist Legal System with Chinese Characteristics Established
Xinhua News Agency, March 10, 2011

PLA Delegates Go into Battle against Improper Spending
South China Morning Post, March 10, 2011

“没有童年”的来信就是一份提案 (CPPCC Delegate: Secondary School Competition Kills Creativity, Childhoods)
Beijing News, March 09, 2011

Freedom of Speech
Can China Cut Off the Internet?
Radio Free Asia, March 10, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
維權女律師獲國際勇氣獎 (Lawyer-Activist Guo Jianmei Wins Int'l Courage Award)
Ming Pao, March 10, 2011

Out of Jail in China, but Not Free
New York Times, March 10, 2011

Land Policy
China Announces Housing Plan
Voice of America, March 10, 2011

我国法院系统五大措施促司法廉政 将建惩防腐败体系 (Supreme Court Justice Shen Deyong on Cleaning Up the Courts)
People's Daily, March 10, 2011

人代籲央視禁播廣告 (NPC Rep: CCTV Should Cancel Commercials)
Ming Pao, March 10, 2011

人大代表建议完善对刑讯逼供等行为的监督机制 (NPC Rep: More Supervision Needed to Prevent Torture)
Legal Daily, March 10, 2011

Public Health
三部门再次发出通知切实取消就业体检中乙肝项目检测 (Ministries Remind Employers Not to Screen Applicants for Hepatitis B)
Xinhua News Agency, March 10, 2011

State Security
Entertainment Venues to Be Put under Surveillance
Global Times, March 10, 2011