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, August 07, 2008

August 07, 2008

Bilateral Ties
Bush to Chide China on Rights
USA Today, August 07, 2008

PM 'To Raise Human Rights' in Beijing
The Australian, August 06, 2008,25197,24138186-12377,00.html

World Leaders Quash Qualms, Go to Olympic Opening
Associated Press (available at Yahoo!News), August 06, 2008

China Life Offers Monthly Stipends to Quake Orphans
Xinhuanet, August 06, 2008

Shanghai Taps Reservoir to Provide Safe Drinking Water
Shanghai Daily, August 06, 2008

Food Security
New Twist in China-Japan Food Row
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 06, 2008

Complaints Jam Chinese Governor's Mobile Phones
Xinhuanet, August 06, 2008


Beijing Police Stop Protest by US Christians
Reuters, August 07, 2008

China Likely to Take Any Athletes' Protest in Stride
Reuters, August 07, 2008

人权团体:运动员请愿施压北京 (Human Rights Groups: Athletes' Protests Pressures Beijing)
British Broadcasting Corporation, August 07, 2008

Three Rights Activists Denied Entry to HK
South China Morning Post, August 07, 2008

Beijing Olympics: US Swimmer in Naked Protest, August 06, 2008

China's Would-Be Protesters Denied
Washington Post, August 06, 2008

Not All in Beijing are Olympic Enthusiasts
International Herald Tribune, August 05, 2008

北京警方受命停止阻挠国际媒体采访 (Beijing Authorities Ordered Not to Obstruct International Media)
Radio Free Asia, August 06, 2008

Beijing Olympics Visitors to Come under Widespread Surveillance
Los Angeles Times, August 07, 2008,0,7333292.story

Bus Catches Fire on Relay Route
South China Morning Post, August 07, 2008

Close Watch on Shipping at China's Sailing Venue
Reuters, August 06, 2008

Protests and Petitions
Villagers Clash in Southwest China over Pollution
Reuters, August 06, 2008

Public Health
HIV Drug Resistance Found in China's Poorest: Study
Reuters, August 06, 2008

HIV/AIDS Travel Ban to be Lifted
China Daily, August 06, 2008

State Security
Attack on Chinese Police Carefully Planned
Associated Press (available at Yahoo!News), August 06, 2008

Pro-Tibet Film Gets Rare Beijing Showing
Reuters, August 06, 2008

Town in China Returns to Normal a Day after Attack Kills 16
International Herald Tribune, August 06, 2008