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 25, 2009

May 25, 2009


China to move 330,000 people for water project
AFP (via YahooNews (China)), May 24, 2009

Chinese Praise Waitress Held for Stabbing Official
AP (via YahooNews (China)), May 22, 2009

广东新闻出版局敏感时期加强舆论管制 (Media Control in Guangdong Tightened during "Sensitive Periods")
Radio France Internationale, May 22, 2009

Openness in China About Memoir Proves Short-Lived
New York Times, May 23, 2009

Net Version of Liberal Magazine Suspended
SCMP, May 25, 2009

Chilling Documentary Exposes Tough Life in Beijing's Underbelly
AFP (via SCMP), May 25, 2009

甘南僧人被判无期徒刑 律师呼吁尊重藏族特点 (Gansu Monk Sentenced to Life for Protesting) Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2009

西宁市一派出所发生袭警案 (Police Station in Xining Attacked)
Xinhuanet, May 24, 2009

CPC Adopts Officials' Accountability Regulation
Xinhua, May 22, 2009

Human Rights Defenders -- Guo Feixiong , 郭飞雄
家人探视郭飞雄见伤口 何俊仁律师支持追究 (Relatives Visit Wounded Guo Feixiong, Lawyer Supports Investigation)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2009

海南国资委原副主任王俊武被双开 涉嫌受贿953万 (Former Hainan Official Punished for Accepting Bribes)
Xinhuanet, May 25, 2009

Liberal Scholar Thrown Out of Cultural Institute
SCMP, May 23, 2009

June 4th
公安阻纪念六四聚会 羁押贵阳多名异见人士 (Authorities Block June Fourth Memorial Activity, Detain Several Guiyang Dissidents)
Radio Free Asia, May 22, 2009

欧洲国家的中国民主党将会联合举办六四20周年活动 (Chinese Democracy Parties in Europe Will Hold June 4 Activities Together)
Radio Free Asia, May 23, 2009