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, July 27, 2011

Hong Kong

「釋法對港損害,大過外傭有居留權」 ("PRC Interpretation of Law Does More Harm than Granting Right of Abode to Filipino Maids")
Apple Daily, July 27, 2011
Related news:
'Scare Tactics' over Maids' Rights
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011

Human Rights Defender -- David Tsui (Xu Zerong, 徐泽荣)

Jailed Scholar to Seek Judicial Review of Case
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011


Cutting-Edge Editor Moved
Radio Free Asia, July 25, 2011


贵州城管被指打死小贩引发冲突 (Guizhou: Clash between People and Police after Purported Beating to Death of Street Peddler by Urban Management)
British Broadcasting Corporation, July 27, 2011


More Light Shed over Choice of Top Cadres
South China Morning Post, July 27, 2011

Public Health

World Bank Warns on Economy If China Fails to Tackle Diseases
Reuters, July 26, 2011
Related information:
Toward a Healthy and Harmonious Life in China: Stemming the Rising Tide of Non-Communicable Diseases
The World Bank, July 26, 2011