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, April 21, 2011

April 21, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Australia's Gillard to Push China on Human Rights
The Wall Street Journal, April 20, 2011

US Renews Concerns over China Clampdown
Agence France-Presse, April 21, 2011

US Senate Delegation in China amid Crackdown
Associated Press, April 20, 2011

173 Officials Punished for Illegal Land Use in NW China
China Daily, April 20, 2011

Food Security
Experts Seek End to Food Double Standard
China Daily, April 21, 2011

Hong Kong
Rights Groups Issue Mainland Travel Alerts over Suppression
South China Morning Post, April 21, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Ai Weiwei (艾未未)
親述創作過程 「我和艾未未的故事」 《一虎八奶圖》女角:願以命撐他 (Actress from Ai Weiwei Piece Liumang Yan's "The Tale of Me and Ai Weiwei": I'll Support Him with My Life )
Apple Daily, April 21, 2011
Related information:
和艾未未不得不说的故事 (The Tale of Me and Ai Weiwei)
Liumang Yan
艾未未頭像塗鴉驚現安徽 (Anhui: Ai Weiwei Graffiti Appears in Hefei)
Apple Daily, April 21, 2011

China Vows to Double Workers' Pay in 5 Years
China Daily, April 19, 2011

Truck Drivers Go on Strike at Shanghai Ports
Agence France-Presse, April 21, 2011

Land Policy
Door About to Close on Forced Home Demolitions
China Daily, April 21, 2011

我国再审行政强制法草案突出约束公权力滥用 (NPC Standing Committee Deliberate Administrative Enforcement Law)
Xinhua News Agency, April 21, 2011

Facebook May 'Bock Content' Claim as Speculation Grows Over Entry Into China
The Guardian, April 20, 2011

US Website Claims Attack by China-Based Hackers
Voice of America, April 20, 2011

Van Crash Victim Waits for Redress
Shanghai Daily, April 21, 2011

我国服刑人员心理健康教育普及率100% (Mental Health Education Coverage for Chinese Prisoners Reaches 100%)
Legal Daily, April 21, 2011

Protests and Petitions
上海访民申请游行被扣并迫令脱衣搜查 (Shanghai Petitioners Applying to Demonstrate Detained and Forced to Undergo Strip Search)
Radio Free Asia, April 20, 2011

Tibetan Monastery Crackdown Video Emerges
Agence France-Presse, April 21, 2011