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, March 01, 2010

March 01, 2010

China Reports At Least 29 Injured in Yunnan Quake
Associated Press (via Yahoo! News), February 26, 2010


Government to Increase Spending on Education
China Daily, March 01, 2010

Related News:

教育經費支出17年未達標 (China's Education Spending Never Reaches Its Four-percent-of-GDP Target Set in 1993)
Ming Pao, March 01, 2010

中國政府放權學校自主辦學 (Authorities Plan to Allow Greater School Autonomy)
China News Service (via Ming Pao), February 28, 2010

Related Information:

國家中長期教育改革和發展規劃綱要(2010-2020)全文 (National Outline for Medium and Long-term Education Reform and Development (2010-2020): Full text)
China News Service, March 01, 2010

温总理网上"真情对话"遭网民"打假" (Wen Jiabao Chats with Internet Users, Criticized for His Hypocritical Speech)
Radio France Internationale, February 28, 2010


內地13報社論同斥戶籍制 (13 Papers Publish Joint Editorial Criticizing Current Household Registration System)
China Review News (via Sina), March 01, 2010

Human Rights Defender - Zhang Sizhi (
Losing Hope: The Defence Lawyer Who Always Loses
South China Morning Post, February 28, 2010

Human Rights Defender - Liu Xiaobo (
My Dear Husband Liu Xiaobo, The Writer China Has Put behind Bars
The Guardian, February 28, 2010

The Beautiful Game's Ugly Secret Exposed
South China Morning Post, February 28, 2010

China's National People's Congress - Democracy in action
The Economist, February 25, 2010

Protests and Petitions

Dissidents And Petitioners Targeted Before NPC Session
South China Morning Post, March 01, 2010

Shanghai World Expo

Olympics-style Blowout Rejected for Expo Opening
South China Morning Post, March 01, 2010

China Raises Profile of Its Choice of Dalai Lama's No 2
Reuters, February 28, 2010

Discriminatory Job Notice Comes as No Surprise to Uygurs
South China Morning Post, February 27, 2010