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.

Friday, May 27, 2011

May 27, 2011

Bilateral Ties

Kim Jong-il's China Trip Turns Sour
Chosun, May 27, 2011

Pakistan and China: Two Friends Hit a Bump
New York Times, May 27, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Zhao Lianhai (赵连海)
Parents of Melamine Victims Receive Snub
Global Times, May 27, 2011
Related news:
维权人士赵连海已回家 (Zhao Lianhai Released from Police Custody, Returns Home)
Voice of America, May 26, 2011
Human Rights Defenders
维权律师受不同形式打压 (Rights Lawyers Subjected to Different Types of Pressure)
Radio Free Asia, May 26, 2011

China's Inner Mongolia Set for More Unrest: Group
Agence France-Presse, May 27, 2011

Land Policy
遵义市公安局回应网传强拆视频:警察没参与斗殴 (Guizhou: Zunyi Police Respond to Video of Violent Demolition: Police Officers Didn't Join In)
Caixin, May 27, 2011
Related information:
Watch: Authorities in Zunyi Get Violent with Villagers Protesting Demolition of Their Homes
Shanghaiist, May 27, 2011
重庆规定禁止离任法官、法官近亲属隐性代理 (Chongqing Regs: No Former Judge Nor Judge's Close Kin Can Serve as Covert Representative)
China National Radio, May 27, 2011

In China, a Long Path of Writing the Communist Party’s History
The Washington Post, May 27, 2011

Public Health
Acting Badly with AIDS
Global Times, May 26, 2011

In China, Explosions Stir Debate
The Hindu, May 26, 2011
Related news:
At Least Two Killed, Six Hurt in Jiangxi Blasts
South China Morning Post, May 27, 2011
全球和平指數 中國居80 (IEP Ranks China 80 in Global Peace Index 2011)
Ming Pao, May 27, 2011