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.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Bilateral Ties

China's Changing Tone on African Investment
Al Jazeera, June 08, 2011

Food Safety

中国公布三聚氰胺赔偿基金运作 (China Releases Information on the Operation of the Melamine Compensation Fund)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 08, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Hu Jia (胡佳)

胡佳即将出狱妻女突遭迫迁 (Hu Jia’s Family Forced Out of Their Home Shortly before His Release from Prison)
Radio Free Asia, June 07, 2011

Human Rights Defenders

出狱在即山东维权记者齐崇淮再被起诉 (Journalist Jailed after Exposing Corruption again Indicted Shortly before Prison Release)
Radio Free Asia, June 07, 2011


China Tries Four in Case That Led to Mongol Unrest
Agence France-Presse, June 08, 2011

Mongolian Professors Held
Radio Free Asia, June 07, 2011


China Probes Officials for Possible Leaks: Report
Agence France-Presse, June 07, 2011

Protests and Petitions

討薪水斷腳筋 潮州上萬民工暴動 燒30餘輛車洩憤 上萬武警戒備 (Knife Attack during Wage Dispute Leads to Clash between Migrant Workers and Police)
Apple Daily, June 08, 2011
Related news:
Clash Erupts over Wage Spat in Chaozhou, Guangdong Province
Global Times, June 08, 2011

Related video:
潮州数百人集抗议讨薪工人被砍手 (Chaozhou: Hundreds Protest Knife Attack during Wage Dispute)

Shanghai Cooperation Organization

China Upbeat upon SCO's New Decade
Xinhua News Agency, June 08, 2011
Related news:
孙壮志:未来十年上合组织将逐步走向成熟 (Interview with CASS SCO Scholar Sun Zhuangzhi: “The SCO Will Mature over Next 10 Years”)
Xinhua News Agency, June 08, 2011