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, April 19, 2005

April 19, 2005


Inequitable access to education widens the gaps in the society
教育不平等擴大階層鴻溝 中國教育公平受關注
CRI Online, April 19, 2005

Case highlights failings of nation's judicial system
SCMP, April 19, 2005

Media - Press Freedom
Pushing (and Toeing) the Line in China
New York Times, April 18, 2005

China curbs civil society groups
Asia Times Online, April 19, 2005

Public health
Food monitoring helps prevent cancer deaths, April 19, 2005

Ministry of Health row to cut unreasonable medical charges as outpatient fees noted rising 13% annually
医院门诊费年均涨13% 卫生部:杜绝不合理收费, April 19, 2005

Public Health-HIV-Aids
Aids patients in Henan to receive 12 yuan monthly allowance from the government
河南农村艾滋病困难户7月1日起每人领12元月补助 (Chinese edition), April 19, 2005

Resettlement – forceful eviction
Diehard villagers still fighting forced eviction
SCMP, April 19, 2005

Hong Kong – Basic Law
Elsie Leung's remarks anger lawyers
SCMP, April 19, 2005