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, July 19, 2011

Economic Development

中国各地频频垮桥 (Several Recent Bridge Collapses)
Radio Free Asia, July 19, 2011

Human Rights Defender – Zhu Yufu (朱虞夫)

维权人士吁批朱虞夫取保候审 (Rights Defenders Call for Zhu Yufu to Be Released on Medical Bail Pending Trial)
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2011
Related information:
取保候审申请书 (Application for Medical Parole for Zhu Yufu)
Jiang Hangli, July 12, 2011


傳媒揭黑團隊遭解散 (Investigative Team Disbanded at China Economic Times)
Ming Pao, July 19, 2011
Related information:
Trouble for China Economic Times
China Media Project, July 18, 2011


饥寒交迫式“法制培训” (Legal Training by Suffering Hardships)
TIME WEEKLY, July 14, 2011
Related news:
Media Report Uncovers Use of Starvation in Detention Camp
Caixin, July 18, 2011

Rural Issues

Dangerous Elements
South China Morning Post, July 17, 2011


Ethnic Music Tests Limits in China
New York Times, July 16, 2011


Anniversary "Fuels Tension"
Radio Free Asia, July 18, 2011


新疆政府:和田事件是恐怖攻擊 (Xinjiang Authorities Call Hotan Clash "Terrorism")
Radio Taiwan International, July 19, 2011
Related news:
Clash in China's Xinjiang Killed 20: Exile Group
Agence France-Presse, July 19, 2011