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.

Monday, March 28, 2011

March 28, 2011

Bilateral Ties
Geithner Will Travel to China Next Week
Associated Press, March 25, 2011

Civil Society
中国踏入“大公益时代” 诈捐等影响慈善事业发展 (Chinese Charities Plagued by Fraud and Other Ills)
People's Daily, March 28, 2011

University Calls 'Radical Students' for a Quiet Word
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2011
Related news:
北大不容思想偏激 清华宣传精忠报党 (Peking U Won't Tolerate Radicals; Tsinghua Promotes Party Loyalty)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2011
山西样板铝业公司被指违规盗采煤矿致生态灾难 (Shanxi Company's Illegal Mining Causes Ecological Disaster)
Xinhua News Agency, March 27, 2011

Food Security
食品安全罪嚴禁以罰代刑 (State Council: In Food Safety Fight, Fines Are Insufficient Punishment)
Xinhua News Agency, March 28, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Gao Zhisheng (高智晟)
U.N. Rights Body Calls on China to Release Rights Lawyer
Reuters, March 28, 2011

Human Rights Defenders
人权组织谴责民主人士刘贤斌被判重刑 (Human Rights Orgs Condemn Liu Xianbin's Repeated Sentencing)
Deutsche Welle, March 26, 2011,,14944770,00.html

四川作家冉云飞被正式批捕 (Sichuan Writer Ran Yunfei Formally Arrested on Charges of Inciting Subversion)
Deutsche Welle, March 28, 2011,,6485336,00.html

Jasmine Rallies
第六波茉莉花集会前夕贵州警方突袭维权者 (Pre-Jasmine Rally, Guizhou Police Put Activists under House Arrest)
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2011

第六次中国茉莉花革命如期举行 ('Jasmine' Rallies Continue in Week Six)
Radio Free Asia, March 27, 2011

40 Children Rescued from Shenzhen Plant
South China Morning Post, March 26, 2011

尘肺患者花光伤残补助遇窘境 (Subsidies Insufficient for Miners with Pneumoconiosis)
The Beijing Times, March 28, 2011

Land Policy
上海崇明两百多人暴力强拆 老人自焚抗议三度烧伤 (After 200 Forced Evictions, Elderly Shanghai Man Self-immolates in Protest)
Radio Free Asia, March 28, 2011

吉林上千户农民被迫出让土地 干部进村强行送钱 (After Thousands Forced to Give Up Land Rights, Cadres Drop Money and Run)
China National Radio, March 27, 2011

China to Join Battle over Global Threats to Internet
Shanghai Daily, March 26, 2011

Migrant Workers
Migrants 'Losing Out on Benefits'
Xinhua News Agency, March 28, 2011

Public Health
Breast Cancer Hits Earlier in China
Shanghai Daily, March 28, 2011

我国新生儿中10%为早产儿 (10% of Chinese Babies Born Premature )
The Beijing Times, March 28, 2011

再生铅致血铅事件频发 原料大部分来自非法回收 (Illegal Collection and Recycling Causes Lead Poisoning Spate)
The Economic Observer, March 28, 2011

Tibetan Celebrations Suppressed
Radio Free Asia, March 25, 2011

西藏主席电视讲话批评达赖妄想复辟旧制度 (In Televised Speech, Tibet Chairman Criticizes Dalai Lama's 'Attempt to Restore Old Regime')
China News Service, March 27, 2011
Related information:
西藏自治区主席发表讲话纪念农奴解放纪念日 (Tibet Chairman Gives Speech Commemorating End of Serfdom)
China News Service, March 27, 2011