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 18, 2004

DAILY NEWS BRIEF FOR November 18, 2004


Detention – Jiang Yanyong
Detention rules still apply on Dr. Jiang
中国政府对蒋彦永医生「双规」仍在持续, November 18, 2004

Gov't moves to comply with Kyoto, November 18, 2004

June 4th
EU continues arms ban against China
Radio Free Asia, November 16, 2004

Law – judiciary
Administrative procedural cases give the verdict on the day to increase transparency
Legal Daily, November 18, 2004

Law – legal profession
China Lawyers Association forms a constitution and human rights commission
Beijing News, November 18, 2004

Law – legal reform
Sichuan legal experts suggest adopting bail system in the upcoming revision of the Criminal Procedural Law
刑事诉讼法修订在即 四川专家建议引入保释制度
People’s Daily, November 18, 2004

Protests and petitions
Beijing moves in to defuse dam crisis
SCMP, November 18, 2004

China faces up to growing unrest
Asian Times, November 16, 2004

Public health – HIV aids
Research report says HIV-aids a time-bomb in China
研究报告:中国艾滋像定时炸弹, November 18, 2004

Shanghai to move 760,000 residents from inner-city area
SCMP, November 18, 2004

Resettlement – land expropriation
Better compensation package is the key to resolve issues of land expropriation
陈永苗来稿:提高补偿是解决徵地纠纷的关键, November 18, 2004

China continues her brutal suppression of religion
Voice of America, November 17, 2004

Others – Tibet
Rights Groups Rally As Suspension of Monk’s Death Sentence Nears End
Radio Free Asia, November 17, 2004