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.

Tuesday, May 04, 2010

May 04, 2010


最牛歷史教師 Sir遭中共封殺 (Authorities Ban Online Teaching Videos of Recent Famous Outspoken History Teacher)
Apple Daily, May 04, 2010

广州户籍改革迈出历史性的一步 (Residence Booklet Replacement Exercise Begins in Guangzhou: Tryout for Unified Urban and Rural Household Registration System)
Legal Daily, May 04, 2010

Human Rights Defenders
Beijing Art District Faces Threat of Wrecking Ball
Voice of America, May 04, 2010

Internet Censorship

China to End Anonymous Online Comments
China Daily, May 04, 2010

China Guards against "Overseas Hostile Forces" on Web
Reuters, May 03, 2010

The Web Doesn't Spread Freedom
Newsweek, May 04, 2010

世界新闻自由日促信息自由 中国强调防境外网络渗透 (International Day for Press Freedom Urges Freedom of Information)
Radio Free Asia, May 03, 2010

Reporters without Borders Names Press 'Predators'
Associated Press, May 04, 2010

North Korea
North Korea's Kim Seeks Lifeline in China
Reuters, May 03, 2010

Protests and Petitions
合法住房被强拆 上访却受到迫害 (Petitioners against Forced Eviction in Wuhan City Face Continued Persecution)
Radio Free Asia, May 03, 2010

Shanghai World Expo
Don't Believe the Shanghype
Foreign Policy, May 03, 2010

Officials Used Fair to Push Property Prices up, Blogger Says
South China Morning Post, May 04, 2010

State Security
部委公务接待仍属"国家机密" 无统一标准 (Ministries' Budget for Exercising Public Duties, Entertainment Costs Still Classified as "State Secrets")
Outlook (via Net Ease), May 04, 2010