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.

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

DAILY NEWS BRIEF FOR November 24, 2004

Top news of the day

Media – Press freedom

Reporter sacked after participating in a US conference
Voice of America, November 24, 2004


Death penalty
Bus driver executed for injuring 24 primary students
砍伤24名小学生 贾庆友今日被枪决
Nanfang City News, November 24, 2004  

Murderer of an elderly and a pregnant woman executed
Nanfang City News, November 24, 2004

Car repairing company owner sentenced to death for abusing a worker to death
惩罚员工致人死 老板被处死刑, November 23, 2004

June 4th
China to EU: make the right choice
SCMP, November 24, 2004

Labour – protests and petitions
Hundreds protest at Shenzhen plant
SCMP, November 24, 2004

Labour – union
Wal-Mart agrees to allow workers to set up union
SCMP, November 24, 2004

Media – internet
China’s control over internet
中国的网络封锁, November 24, 2004

Internet changes the Chinese politics
中 國 熱 點 : 網 絡 改 變 了 中 國 的 政 治
Apple Daily, November 24, 2004

Others - Xinjiang
Xinjiang movement activists criticize China of political brainwashing in Xinjiang
疆运组织指中国在新疆展开政治洗脑, November 23, 2004