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 25, 2004

DAILY NEWS BRIEF FOR November 25, 2004

Top news of the Day

Media – press freedom
Crackdown on illegal magazines
SCMP, November 25, 2004


Children – child labour

Teens worked in fire-struck mines
SCMP, November 25, 2004

June 4th
China Said To Be Preparing To Free Jailed Dissident
Radio Free Asia, November 23, 2004

Labour – protests and petitions
Factory owner sacked thousands of workers but refused to pay compensation
深圳数千工人被解雇厂方拒付赔偿费, November 25, 2004

Land policy
Survey on the laws of rural land policy
Legal Daily, November 25, 2004

Media – press freedom
One more reporter sacked for telling the truth
又一名南方报业集团记者因讲真话遭开除, November 25, 2004

Hong Kong plans to repatriate mainland prisoners to China as Hong Kong prisons too crowded
香港监狱人满为患 计划将内地人犯移往中国, November 24, 2004

Public health – HIV aids
Universities stop condom giveaway
SCMP, November 25, 2004

China to give HIV aids tests to prison officers
将对需要治疗的羁押、收教人员进行抗病毒治疗, November 25, 2004

Others – Xinjiang
Uyghurs Count Cost of China's Quest for Stability
Radio Free Asia, November 24, 2004