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.

Thursday, November 04, 2004

DAILY NEWS BRIEF FOR November 4, 2004

Ethnic minority

No end in sight for martial law in Henan riot villages
SCMP, November 4, 2002

Labour – protests and petitions
Hundreds of Nanjing workers protest against layoff plan under the SOE reform
国企改制裁员南京数百人抗议, November 4, 2004

18 provinces adopted no-prolong detention rule
Legal Daily, November 4, 2004

Party officials urge to resolve the “China Farmers’ Survey” outside courtroom
中国农民调查官司案 中共官方要求原被告和解, November 4, 2004

Migrant children
Migrant children stay bottom of class
China Daily, November 4, 2004

Calendar influences Beijing's birth rate
China Daily, November 4, 2004

Protests and petitions
Riots provide bleak picture of society's ills
SCMP, November 4, 2004

Public Health – HIV aids
Government takes precaution measures to control the spread of HIV-aids in Yunan as infected patients reached 80,000
云南艾滋病感染者超八万 预防为主严控病毒流行, November 4, 2004

Other - Tibet
Tibetan monks on hunger strike in India urging China not to execute Tenzin Deleg Rinpoche Lama
Radio Free Asia, November 3, 2004