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.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Consumer Safety

河北女孩赶考跌入水渠身亡 当地启动追责调查 (Guardrail Installed after Girl Drowns in Drainage Channel)
Yanzhao Daily, June 09, 2013


China's Former Railways Minister "Took Bribes Worth £7 Million" Court Hears
The Daily Telegraph, June 09, 2013

三峡工程2.79亿移民资金被挪用 (Audit Shows RMB 279 Million ($45.3m) Relocation Fund for Three Gorges Project Misappropriated)
The People's Political Consultative Daily, June 08, 2013


2013届本科毕业生就业签约率仅为35% (New Report Shows 35% Employment Rate among 2013 College Graduates)
Beijing Evening News, June 10, 2013

浙江温州200多名学生无学籍 “民三代”无奈选择 (200 Children of Migrant Workers Found School Unlicensed, Unable to Get Further Education)
Xinhua News Agency, June 08, 2013

武汉外教试做高考英语卷 对部分语法题称困惑 (Two American Tutors in Wuhan Find English Gaokao Test “Confusing”)
China News Service, June 09, 2013

“黑户”女孩调查:无法正常入学拿不到毕业证 (Girl Born to Unmarried Parents Has No Hukou, Denied School Enrollment)
The Legal Weekly, June 10, 2013

Hong Kong

程翔:梁振英批評佔中言論 令人看到其本質 (HK Chief’s Hard-Line Comment Stirs Concern for Possible Violent Crackdown on “Occupy Central”)
Radio Television Hong Kong , June 10, 2013

International Relations (Human Rights, Security, Trade and Investment)

U.S.-China Talks Yield Pledge for a New Model of Cooperation
The New York Times, June 09, 2013
EN & CH:

U.S. and China Move Closer on Climate, but Not on Cyberespionage
The New York Times, June 09, 2013
EN & CH:

Despite Sunny Summit, Challenges Remain for U.S., China
Voice of America, June 10, 2013

Edward Snowden's Choice of Hong Kong as Haven is a High-Stakes Gamble
The Guardian, June 10, 2013

Kazakhs Launch "Silk Road" China-Europe Rail Route
Reuters, June 10, 2013

加纳事件警示中非关系 (Illegal Mining Crackdown in Ghana Exposes China’s Flaws in Management of Overseas Citizens)
Financial Times, June 08, 2013

Land, Property, Housing

20多间房屋夜里突遭强拆 半百夫妇光身被丢雨中 (Senior Couple Removed from Bed in Nighttime Forced Demolition)
Jiangsu China Net, June 08, 2013

Rule of Law

中国以欺诈罪判囚刘晓波妻弟刘晖11年 (China Sentences Liu Xiaobo’s Brother-in-Law to 11 Years in Prison for “Fraud”)
British Broadcasting Corporation, June 09, 2013

《天安门屠杀》作者杜斌遭密捕 亲属未获官方通知 (Du Bin, Editor of New Book on Tiananmen, is Reportedly Held by Beijing Police)
Voice of America, June 10, 2013

Related: Chinese Dissidents Urge Obama to Ask about Filmmaker
Epoch Times, June 05, 2013


厦门访民公交纵火案引发网络激辩:谁之罪 (Xiamen Bus Fire Believed to Be Act of Suicide by Petitioner, Stirs Online Debate over Responsibility)
Voice of America, June 09, 2013


Chinese Astronauts Take to Skies as They Mark a Decade of Human Spaceflight
South China Morning Post, June 10, 2013