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April 28,2015   By:Chinahumanrights.org

July 3, 2009

The first plenary meeting of the NPC Standing Committee's enforcement and inspection group for trade union law was held in the Great Hall of the People on July 3rd. Wu Bangguo, Member of the Standing Committee of the CCCPC Political Bureau and chairman of NPC Standing Committee, made important instructions, emphasizing that trade unions should practically play important roles in protecting workers' legal rights and stabilizing the work relations.
 
July 5, 2009

A Severe violent riot broke out in the city of Urumqi, capital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region on July 5th. At 20:00 p.m., the rioters take a series of crazy actions such as assault, vandalism, looting and arson wildly in Urumqi. Until 23:30 p.m., more than one hundred innocent citizens and one armed policeman were killed, over 1000 people injured. Besides, many vehicles are smashed and lots of shops are burned. This is undoubtedly a premeditated violent event instigated by foreign activists and organized and carried out by domestic relevant rioters.
 
July 6, 2009
 
The Health Ministry and China Women Federation held a meeting in Beijing on July 6th, deploying the three programs on maternal and child health. From 2009, China will carry out three important healthy programs for rural women in the populous rural area, including checking such diseases as cervical cancer, breast cancer, supplementing folic acid to prevent abnormality of neural tube defects, subsidizing rural pregnant women's hospitalization for birth delivery, for the purpose of improving rural women and children's health and reducing the death rate of mothers and babies.
 
July 8, 2009
 
The Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee held meeting to deploy work on the social stabilization of Xinjiang on July 8th. Hu Jintao, General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), hosts the meeting.

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