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, December 15, 2005

December 15, 2005


Sex Survey Defends the Honour of University Students
SCMP, December 15, 2005

讨论:县级干部公选是改革吏治的出路? (Discussion: Can Elections for County-level Officials be the Way Out for Government Reforms? )
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2005

2005年中国煤矿事故死亡大幅增加 (Coalmine Accidents in China Rise Sharply in 2005 )
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2005

迪斯尼将首次在中国制作发行电影 (Disney to Produce and Distribute Movies in China for the First Time)
Voice of America, December 15, 2005

0.5%家庭拥全国60%财富 (60 Percent of Wealth Concentrated in 0.5 Percent of Families in China)
Ming Pao, December 15, 2005

Protests and Petitions - Shanwei
汕尾血腥镇压 当局籲村民自首 (Authorities Urge Villagers Involved in Shanwei Incident to Surrender)
Apple Daily, December 15, 2005

汕尾惨案凸显中共处於改革十字路口 (Shanwei Incident Highlights Fact That China's Reforms Are at a Cross-Road)
Asia Times Online, December 15, 2005

汕尾村民不敢议论 网民隐晦发贴 (Shanwei Villagers Hushed on Crackdown)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2005

Public Health - HIV AIDS /STDs
President's AIDS-Awareness Crusade Backfires On Patients
SCMP, December 15, 2005

Rural Issues
讨论:广州三农问题的六大症结 (Discussion: Six Core Problems in Guangzhou's Rural Issues)
Radio Free Asia, December 15, 2005

Social Security
China's Basic Old-Age Pension Payment to Reach 400 Billion Yuan
People's Daily, December 15, 2005

China on the Offensive over Trade Record
SCMP, December 15, 2005