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 03, 2010

May 01-03, 2010


Bilateral Ties
Houston Police Beat Chinese Diplomat
The Washington Times, April 30, 2010

Civil Society
辦講座前夕 會場稱遭砸封閉 (Venue Sealed off by Police a Day Before the Beijing's NGO Seminar)
Ming Pao, May 01, 2010

Wen Says Government Will Carry Quake Load
Shanghai Daily (via Eastday), May 03, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
周莉友人和律师对法院判决不乐观 (Zhou Li's Lawyer, Friends Not Optimistic about the Upcoming Verdict)
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2010

Human Rights Defender - Li Hong (
浙江作家力虹狱中病危 家属屡提保外就医无回应 (Imprisoned Writer Li Hong's Health Worsening; Requests for Medical Parole Repeatedly Denied)
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2010

Internet Censorship
翻墙已经成为中国网民生活常态 (Chinese Netizens Accustomed to Using Anonymous Browsing Softwares and Proxies to Bypass Chinese Censorship)
Radio Free Asia, April 30, 2010

Macau Activists Hit out at Arrest of Protest Leader
South China Morning Post, May 03, 2010

Chinese Leaders Revive Marxist Orthodoxy
Asia Times Online, May 01, 2010

Shanghai World Expo
Costly Way
to Showcase Nation's Achievements
South China Morning Post, May 02, 2010

Informal and Catchy Greeting for Hu Sparks Reaction from Bloggers
South China Morning Post, May 02, 2010

Six Sent back to HK as Petition Bid Fails
South China Morning Post, May 03, 2010

冤盟对世博发出声明 吁国际正视强迁争议 (Group Formed among Shanghai Petitioners Releases Statement against Shanghai Expo, Calls for International Attention to Forced Eviction)
Radio Free Asia, May 01, 2010

China School Attack Triggered by Home Demolition Threat: Family
Reuters, May 01, 2010