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, November 02, 2004

November 2, 2004


Ethnic minority
Martial law declared to quell riot in Henan
SCMP, November 2, 2004

Mongols resist government’s plan of privatizing Chinggis Khaan Mausoleum, Police impose curfew on college campuses in Inner Mongolia
Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center, October 31, 2004

Labour - Industrial accidents
Reporters refused to investigate the causes of Laioling coal mine tragedy
辽宁抚顺特大矿难背后有疑团 记者采访遭拒, November 1, 2004

Protests and Petitions
Thousands of rural farmers protest against dam projects
Voice of America, November 1, 2004

Public health – HIV aids
Shenzhen drug abuse sparks Aids explosion
SCMP, November 2, 2004