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.

Monday, May 08, 2006

May 5-8, 2006


Bilateral Ties
China Not Invited to Anti-Terror Meeting Hosted by Washington
SCMP, May 06, 2006

Campaign Against Corruption Aimed at Symptoms, Not Causes
SCMP, May 08, 2006

公众参与环保立法启动 框架草案已起草完成 (NPC Plans to Legislate Regulation for More Public Participation in Environmental Protection)
Xinhuanet, May 08, 2006

我国今年投资40亿解决2000万农民饮水安全问题 (China Vows to Invest 4 Billion Yuan to Ensure Water Safety for 20 Million Villagers), May 08, 2006

Officials Told to Improve Services to the Public
SCMP, May 08, 2006

Human Rights Defenders - Rights Defender Zhu Zhengming (祝正明)
中国民主党组建成员祝正明获假释 另两名成员要求减刑 (Democracy Party Activist Zhu Zhengming Freed, Two Other Activists Request Reduced Sentences)
Radio Free Asia, May 05, 2006

June 4th
赵紫阳谈话录引起版权争议 (Zhao Ziyang's Speech Causes Copyright Dispute)
Radio Free Asia, May 07, 2006

60pc of Graduates to Be Jobless
SCMP, May 08, 2006

Labour Produces a Mismatch
SCMP, May 08, 2006

Land Policy - Resettlement
中国农村征地面积大幅度增长 (Conscription of Farm Land Sharply Increases in China)
Radio Free Asia, May 05, 2006

地方立法解释工作应加强 (Legislative Interpretation Should Be Strengthened at the Local Level)
Legal Daily, May 08, 2006

Media - Internet Censorship
国际组织呼吁股民关注美科技公司与中国合作审查网络信 (American IT Companies and China Cooperate to Censor Internet)
Radio Free Asia, May 06, 2006

Media - Censorship / Press Freedom
Exposé Publisher Pressed on Lawsuit
SCMP, May 06, 2006

Migrant Workers
冷水江女矿工井下工作13年遇难 女工挖矿是常态? (The Tragedy of Women Miners in the Hunan Mining Blast is Just the Tip of the Iceberg)
People's Daily, May 08, 2006

Public Health
New Rule to Regulate Organ Transplants
Xinhuanet, May 08, 2006

Religion - Christianity
Bishops Become Pawns in Pope Struggle with China
Financial Times, May 08, 2006

中國評論﹕北京留下中梵談判空間 (China Commentary: Beijing Leaves Room for Negotiation Over Sino-Vatican Relations)
Ming Pao, May 08, 2006

Three Gorges
三峡重庆库区今秋启动四期移民年内搬迁8万人 (80,000 Villagers to Be Resettled as Chongqing Section of Three Gorges Project Starts)
Xinhuanet, May 08, 2006