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, March 22, 2011

March 22, 2011

Bilateral Ties
Gadhafi Lauded by CCTV
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2011

中国四年前已勾画大城市断层带 民间研究者自提假设及预测 (Research Center: Stop Building on Fault Lines)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2011

闽民办大学数千师生静坐抗议 吁改体制莫沦吸金工具 (Thousands of Students, Teachers Protest Private College's Greed)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2011

上海弥漫“臭蛋味”中石化继去年11月又"闯祸" (In Repeat Offense, Sinopec Leaks Sulfur across Shanghai)
Southern Metropolis Daily, March 21, 2011
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上海商报社评:环保部门应对市民拿出更多诚意 (Environmental Departments Should Have More Faith in the People)
Shanghai Business Daily, March 22, 2011
山西公布260名纪委书记组织部长手机和邮箱 (Shanxi Publicizes 260 Officials' Mobile Numbers, Emails)
Xinhua News Agency, March 21, 2011

党委领导首度被列入问责范围 (New Beijing Measures Hold Party Leaders Accountable)
Beijing Daily, March 22, 2011

Hong Kong
New Immigration Boss Dodges Thorny Issue of Dissident Visas
South China Morning Post, March 22, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
China Takes Hard Line on Activists, Many Missing
Associated Press, March 21, 2011

中国维权人士王荔蕻被警方传唤 (Activist Summoned by Police after Calling for Release of Detained Rights Activists)
Deutsche Welle, March 21, 2011,,14933271,00.html

China Tightens Censorship of Electronic Communications
New York Times, March 21, 2011

安徽非法私人电视台泛滥 (Anhui Inundated with Illegal TV Stations)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2011

地图网站发布涉密信息将被关 (Mapping Sites to Be Shut Down for Posting Classified Information)
The Beijing Times, March 22, 2011

钱云会案第一证人钱成宇受殴打逼供录像公布 (Video Shows Police Beating Prime Witness in Qian Yunhui Case to Obtain Testimony)
Radio Free Asia, March 21, 2011

广州大幅提高最低生活保障标准 (Guangzhou Raises Poverty Line)
Xinhua News Agency, March 21, 2011

Public Health
中國結核病人達130萬 (1.3 Million Chinese with Tuberculosis)
China News Service, March 22, 2011

为民办实事?海南公务员小区列入保障性住房遭质疑 (Doubts Raised over Decision to Give Public Servants Low-cost Housing)
People's Daily, March 22, 2011