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.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

June 02, 2010

Orphans Get Lift with Higher Allowances
China Daily, June 02, 2010

Government Tightens Controls on Rare Earths
China Daily, June 02, 2010

June Fourth
'Tiananmen Mothers' Demand China Address Crackdown
Agence France-Presse, June 02, 2010
At the request of the Tiananmen Mothers, HRIC released their statement:
“An Offering to the Spirits of the Victims”: Essay by the Tiananmen Mothers
June 1, 2010

Related news:
天安门母亲祭文慰亡灵 斥集权专政为祸至今 (Tiananmen Mothers' Elegy Mourns Loss)
Radio Free Asia, June 01, 2010
China Cartoon Brings Reminder of Tiananmen, Erased
Associated Press, June 02, 2010

富士康一员工疲劳死 厂方封锁消息 (Foxconn Factory Fatigue Death Sealed Off from News)
Radio Free Asia, June 01, 2010

Land Policy
广东佛山法院判定镇政府强拆违法不需赔偿 (Foshan Court Rules City Government Can Demolish Buildings without Compensation)
Guangzhou Daily, June 02, 2010

Protests and Petitions
Honda Says China Factory Back to Work after Strike
Associated Press, June 02, 2010

平顶山数千警察震慑罢工 平棉部分复产仍有工人对峙 (Henan Police Harass and Threaten Striking Cotton Workers)
Radio Free Asia, June 01, 2010

Public Health
Crimes Committed by Mental Patients
China Daily, June 02, 2010

Old Charge Resurfaces against Prominent Tibetan
Reuters, June 01, 2010